FOOTBALL

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 […]

DISCOVERY WALTER SISULU SOCCER CHALLENGE RETURNS FOR THE 17th EDITION

DISCOVERY WALTER SISULU SOCCER CHALLENGE RETURNS FOR THE 17th EDITION

The Nike Fitness Centre in Klipspruit, Soweto is set to stage another exciting edition of the Discovery Walter Sisulu Soccer Challenge. Soweto’s most loved diski tournament will engage and excite the community from the 1st to the 29th of December 2019. As with previous years, the tournament is open to local U17 and senior teams of both […]

Young girls score trip to Germany

Young girls score trip to Germany

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) Africa selected two young girls from Alexandra township to represent South Africa at the Allianz Explorer Camp | Football Edition in Munich, Germany from August 22 – 27, 2019. Molly Mathole from Alexandra High School and Amina Alaoui from Kwabhekilanga Secondary School were part of the top six talented players scouted by former […]

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