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STROKES FC BOSS CHANGING LIVES THROUGH FOOTBALL

STROKES FC BOSS CHANGING LIVES THROUGH FOOTBALL

From a feared gangster to club owner, that’s a remarkable life turn for Shaun ‘Strokes’ Govender, whose team is participating at this year’s Discovery Walter Sisulu Soccer Challenge. For the old heads of Eldorado Park, south of Johannesburg, the name ‘Strokes’ would instantly strike fear, but for the new generation it’s a name that brings […]

PALACIOS SEEKS TO DISCOVER NEW TALENT IN SOWETO

PALACIOS SEEKS TO DISCOVER NEW TALENT IN SOWETO

You can’t mention the big role players in youth development in South Africa without the name Augusto Palacios. ‘Njenje’, as he’s affectionately known, has been around the block in SA football, especially nurturing the youth who have gone on to play at the highest level, including Lebogang ‘Cheeseboy’ Mokoena and the late Gift Leremi. It […]

Arsenal sack Unai Emery: Manager leaves after 18 months in charge

Arsenal sack Unai Emery: Manager leaves after 18 months in charge

The Spaniard, who previously led Paris St-Germain to the French league title and won three Europa Leagues with Sevilla, was appointed Gunners boss in May 2018, succeeding Arsene Wenger. He has been replaced on a temporary basis by assistant and former Arsenal midfielder Freddie Ljungberg. Arsenal said the decision had been “taken due to results […]

SASCOC 1ST VICE PRESIDENT AND A BOARD MEMBER ELECTED

SASCOC 1ST VICE PRESIDENT AND A BOARD MEMBER ELECTED

The membership of the National Olympic Committee, SASCOC elected Barry Hendricks as the first Vice President and Cecilia Molokwane as a Board Member at the SASCOC Annual General Meeting at Olympic House on Saturday 23 November 2019. These special elections follow the vacancies created by Hajera Kajee, who was the previous first Vice President and […]

PROFESSIONAL BODY FOR SPORTS COACHING IN SOUTH AFRICA LAUNCHED

PROFESSIONAL	BODY FOR SPORTS	COACHING IN SOUTH AFRICA LAUNCHED

The Professional Body for Sports Coaching in South Africa was launched on Tuesday 19 November 2019 at Olympic House, Johannesburg. The Professional Body’s vision is to enhance the integrity, relevance and standing of the profession of sports coaching, that will benefit athletes, participants and society by providing high performance service to our membership of sports […]

Powerade Performance Academy concludes the major cities tour triumphantly

Powerade Performance Academy concludes the major cities tour triumphantly

The Powerade Performance Academy for 2019 concluded at the Wanderers Country Club in Johannesburg this past Sunday. After a successful run of academies in Durban, Port Elizabeth and Cape Town there was a lot of enthusiasm around the final academy with performance experts ensuring the attending school coaches were given insights and knowledge on effective […]

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