Derek Watts has been a household name in South Africa since 1988, when he, together with Ruda Landman, became the first anchor of the MNET news and actuality show Carte Blanche. Derek, who started his television career as an SABC sports reporter in 1985, has been with Carte Blanche ever since, embarking on numerous exciting projects and winning dozens of awards. Derek is in high demand for corporate MC work, presentations and guest speaking.
Gary Vincent Mabbutt
Gary Vincent Mabbutt MBE (born 23 August 1961) is an English former professional footballer who made more than 750 appearances playing for Bristol Rovers and Tottenham Hotspur, and won 16 caps for the England national team.
He was most regularly seen in central defence but was a versatile player who excelled also in midfield.
Knowledge Musona is a Zimbabwean footballer who plays as a striker for K.V. Oostende in the Belgian Pro League and the Zimbabwe national team. Previously he has played senior football in South Africa and Germany.
Musona joined Kaizer Chiefs in 2009 without having made any appearance in the Zimbabwe Premier Soccer League. At Aces he played with current Mamelodi Sundowns player Khama Billiat.
Warren Whiteley made a name for himself as a tenacious, talented rugby player and inspirational leader. As one of the main protagonists in the Lions’ gutsy fight back into Super Rugby, Whiteley has earned spades of respect for his approach to life and the game.
Acknowledged as one of rugby’s hardest-working loose forwards, Whiteley led the Lions to two sensational Super Rugby finals. He earned his first Springbok cap in 2014, became a regular in the starting line-up in 2016, and was named as the 58th Springbok captain by Allister Coetzee in 2017.
On-target striker, Nyasha Mushekwi’s efforts scored his team, Dalian Yifang, a place in the lucrative Chinese Super League next season.
Zimbabwean-born Mushekwi headed to Asia at the end of 2015, after having played on loan to Belgian club K. V. Oostende and Swedish team Djurgadens. Mushekwi made an immediate impression in China’s second league where he’s become the Blue Hawks’ go-to man upfront.
Local fans will remember 30-year-old Mushekwi for his time at Sundowns where he scored 40 goals in 53 starts.
Last season he ended as the second-highest scorer with 19 strikes, behind Brazilian hitman Luis Fabiano, as his team finished in fifth place.