Alexandra to hosts McDonald Cup's national championships

By FOCUS REPORTERFORGOTEN Alexandra Stadium will come to live when Nine schools take on each other in the national championships of McDonald’s Under-14 Cup on Saturday, September 18.The venue at the sprawling township of Alexandra, North of Johannesburg which used to attract reporters and massive crowd during Alexandra United’s heydays in the National First Division […]

Bafana climbs the FIFA Rankings ladder again

By NAKAMPE LEKWADUBAFANA Bafana’s impressive performance during the 2010 FIFA World Cup which was held in the country did not go down un-noticed after the team moved eight places on the FIFA World Rankings to number 58.Bafana who were ranked 66 before their 2-0 victory in Nelspruit’s Mbombela Stadium earlier this month in the first […]

All roads lead to Macufe

 By SYDNEY MORWENG   Mangaung African Cultural Festival is upon us once again. With only couple of weeks before the curtains are lifted for the sought after music event in the South African showbiz calendar, expectations are too high to anticipate.   Macufe has been identified as a melting-pot for economic emancipation in the Free […]

The funniest Redbull race promises to live Sowetans in stitches, stru!

By SYDNEY MORWENG Internationally acclaimed Red Bull Box Cart race comes to the historical township of Soweto for the very first time. This is were the world’s auto amateurs, gear heads and adrenaline junkies construct eccentric non-motorized carts to compete head to head in a downhill battle.  Well, to you it might sound improper but […]

The funniest Redbull race promises to live Sowetans in stitches, stru!

By SYDNEY MORWENG Internationally acclaimed Red Bull Box Cart race comes to the historical township of Soweto for the very first time. This is were the world’s auto amateurs, gear heads and adrenaline junkies construct eccentric non-motorized carts to compete head to head in a downhill battle.  Well, to you it might sound improper but […]

CAF's African Women Championships draw to be conducted in Ekurhuleni

By FOCUS REPORTER   The draw of CAF’s 7th African Women’s Championship (AWC) will be held in the city of Ekurhuleni on Tuesday, September 21. This year’s competition will be hosted by South Africa from October 29-November 14 at the venues still to be decided. The qualified teams are Guinea Equatorial, Cameroon, Nigeria, Ghana, Algeria, Mali, Tanzania and host […]

IT'S crunch time as top boxers lock-horns at the Eperors Palace

By ERIC PHIRI BOXING fanatics are in for an action galore when top boxers will be facing each other in a five-bout at Emperors Palace this Saturday, September 18. This tournament which has been organised by Emporors Palace, in association with Golden Gloves which features the hottest boxing talent is expected to be one of […]

Krol defend star midfielder, Teko Modise

By NAKAMPE LEKWADU ORLANDO Pirates head coach, Ruud Krol has defended the club’s off-form midfielder Teko Modise’s performace against Kaizer Chiefs during the Saturday night’s first leg match of the MTN Cup’ semifinal. Modise was contineously booed by the Pirates’ fans who also asked for his replacement due to his poor performnace during this match […]

NFD season off to a good start

By NAKAMPE LEKWADU THE National First Division clubs kicked-off their 2010/11 season with 15 goals being scored at various venues over the past weekend. In the coastal stream, the total of nine goals were scored in three matches with the match involving Witbank Spurs and Dynamos producing four goals. The match in eMalahleni’s Pumas Rugby […]

Letsoaka cry foul play after Amajimbos were booted out of championships

By FOCUS REPORTER THE technical director of SA Football Association, Serame “Meneer” Letsoaka has blamed the referee from Benin for the national Under-17’s away 2-0 defeat by Burkina Faso. Letsoaka who was the assistant coach to stand-in coach, Mandla Mazibuko said the referee’s decision during this second leg clash of the AYC qualifier at the […]