'Skeem Saam' star Buhle Maseko joins 'Champions'.

‘Skeem Saam’ star Buhle Maseko joins ‘Champions’. Image via Twitter @MasiloJosaya

‘Skeem Saam’ star Buhle Maseko secures role in ‘Champions’

Talented actor Buhle Maseko, who portrayed the role of Nimza in ‘Skeem Saam’ has secured a role in ‘Champions’.

'Skeem Saam' star Buhle Maseko joins 'Champions'.

‘Skeem Saam’ star Buhle Maseko joins ‘Champions’. Image via Twitter @MasiloJosaya

Skeem Saam actor Buhle Maseko who is famously known for portraying Nimza has landed a character in Champions.


The radio personality and actor Buhle Maseko appeared in Champions alongside actor Tumisho Masha in this week’s episode.

Maseko is the latest star to join the show after Mandla Gaduka, who plays Lebo’s (Thato Dithebe) father and Lebogang Tlokana known as The Funny Chef.

The talented actor made headlines in 2023 when he ventured into the property business.

The actor and former Capricorn FM radio personality took to his Instagram timeline to announce the exciting news.

“For all your property needs, feel free to get in touch with me and the Kago M team. We have industry professionals on standby waiting to assist you with all your property-related needs,” he wrote.

It is unclear how long the Skeem Saam star will be with the Mzansi Magic telenovela.


Executive producer Phathutshedzo Makwarela explains that the show Champions uniquely embodies the spirit of South Africa, aiming to inspire and excite our audience.

“It’s a celebration of ambition, positivity, and the resilience of our people. Tshedza Pictures is thrilled to collaborate again with Mzansi Magic, and we eagerly anticipate the moment our viewers will join us on this incredible journey.”

With a star-studded cast, including top actors and newcomers on the rise, viewers can expect passion, power, perseverance and ultimate triumph on Champions.

The show also features actors Kwenzo Ngcobo, Thembinkosi Mthembu, Tumisho Masha, Sello Maake KaNcube, Kgomotso Christopher and Jo-Anne Reyneke.

The series also stars Keitu Kasonkola as Nkele, Thato Dithebe as Lebogang, Minkie Malatji as Oratile, Rethabile Mohapi as Kgotso, and former Scandal! star Thabo Malema as Lesibana.