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We are going through the finer details-Hunt

We are going through the finer details-Hunt

Kaizer Chiefs face their arch-rivals Orlando Pirates in a mouthwatering MTN8 Cup’s first semifinal this afternoon at 15:00. “It is the Soweto Derby minus the usual full house of spectators,” says Gavin Hunt, “strange, isn’t?” I have not observed any change in attitude from the players since we started the season. We are going on […]

CAF President Ahmad Ahmad has contracted COVID-19

CAF President Ahmad Ahmad has contracted COVID-19

After his arrival in Cairo on Wednesday October 28, Mr. Ahmad Ahmad, President of CAF, presented mild flu symptoms, and submitted to the Covid19 protocol. Today, the test results are positive. The President immediately self-isolate for at least the next 14 days at his hotel. All those who have come into contact with Mr. Ahmad […]

Rivalry renewed as Amakhosi face Pirates in MTN8 semifinal

Rivalry renewed as Amakhosi face Pirates in MTN8 semifinal

A rivalry spanning over half a century will be renewed on Saturday afternoon at Orlando Stadium in Soweto as Kaizer Chiefs travel to face their township rivals and old foes Orlando Pirates. The two teams meet in the first leg of the MTN8 semifinals. Chiefs and Pirates have a long and storied history and are […]

RIVALS PIRATES AND CHIEFS IN LEAGUE BLOCKBUSTER

RIVALS PIRATES AND CHIEFS IN LEAGUE BLOCKBUSTER

Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs will come to blows in arguably the biggest Soweto Derby showdown in recent memory, when they clash in an Absa Premiership match at FNB Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Kick-off at 3:30pm CAT. The two South African giants head into this weekend’s clash occupying first and third place on the league […]

THE FRONTRUNNERS 2019 DISCOVERY WALTER SOCCER CHALLENGE

THE FRONTRUNNERS 2019 DISCOVERY WALTER SOCCER CHALLENGE

Following ten days of action in the Discovery Walter Sisulu Soccer Challenge the men are being separated from the boys. What has been clear from the onset – on December 2, is that the defending champions Sneke Chillers may find the going tough in the latter stages of the tournament. Not that Sneke Chillers are […]

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 […]

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