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Confirmed: Furman leaving SuperSport, not retiring from international football

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Confirmed: Furman leaving SuperSport, not retiring from international football

Dean Furman will be going back to England upon the expiration of his SuperSport United contract, but will not be retiring from international football, his agent Glynn Binkin has confirmed. Furman’s current contract expires in June and he will be returning to England where he has previously played for Bradford City and Doncaster Rovers. While Furman has…

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Confirmed Nedbank Cup Fixture Details: Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates to play in Johannesburg

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Confirmed Nedbank Cup Fixture Details: Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates to play in Johannesburg

TS Galaxy, the National First Division (NFD) outfit that engineered one of the biggest upsets in Nedbank Cup history, will kick-off the latest edition of the tournament when they face last year’s semi-finalists Chippa United on Wednesday, 5 February 2020. TS Galaxy travel to Nelson Mandela Bay to face Chippa United at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium…

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Let the boys dance: Sono compares Makaringe’s ‘showboating’ to Ronaldo

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Let the boys dance: Sono compares Makaringe’s ‘showboating’ to Ronaldo

Former South Africa coach Jomo Sono has defended Fortune Makaringe’s showboating, saying players should be left to express themselves. Makaringe drew Pitso Mosimane’s ire when he stepped on the ball during Orlando Pirates’ 1-0 win over the Brazilians last Wednesday. Mosimane felt the Pirates star lacked respect for opponents, but Sono laughed off the incident, saying players should…

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I will prove my critics wrong at Kaizer Chiefs – Akumu

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I will prove my critics wrong at Kaizer Chiefs – Akumu

New Kaizer Chiefs signing Anthony Akumu has stated he is keen on proving his doubters wrong. South Africa has not been an easy hunting ground for Kenyan players; Ali Abondo, Clifton Miheso, and Kevin Omondi are some of the top players who struggled to make a positive impact on their respective teams. The former Zesco United midfielder believes he…

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Kaizer Chiefs distance themselves from Dolly link

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Kaizer Chiefs distance themselves from Dolly link

Kaizer Chiefs have dismissed as mere “speculation” that they are angling for Keagan Dolly’s signature during the January transfer window. The former Mamelodi Sundowns midfielder has been struggling with injuries which have limited his game time at Ligue 1 side Montpellier in the past seasons. With the French media speculating about Dolly’s potential January exit, there has also been talk that the South…

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Pitso points out problem with new SA referees

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Pitso points out problem with new SA referees

The South African Football Association (SAFA) have introduced a new group of officials, and Pitso Mosimane has indicated what the newbies have to understand. Sundowns’ goalless draw with Bidvest Wits on Tuesday left Mosimane rather displeased with the night’s officiating. The PSL Coach of the Season has complained that the officials are not quite open…

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Kaizer Chiefs can’t afford successive losses – Seale

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Kaizer Chiefs can’t afford successive losses – Seale

As Kaizer Chiefs celebrate 50 years in existence on Tuesday, Rudolph Seale hopes the Soweto giants will bounce back to winning ways when they face Highlands Park on Wednesday night at FNB Stadium. Coach Ernst Middendorp will look to bag a win to reignite their Premier Soccer League (PSL) title ambitions after losing 2-1 to SuperSport United on Saturday, and Seale demands…

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Komphela compares Gundogan to former Kaizer Chiefs’ player Buchanan

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Komphela compares Gundogan to former Kaizer Chiefs’ player Buchanan

Maritzburg United’s midfielder Keagan Buchanan is in top form in the PSL. His team won the KwaZulu-Natal derby against Golden Arrows 2-1 on Friday. After the match his former coach at Kaizer Chiefs, Steve Komphela posted special praise for Buchanan on social media. You can read how the Arrows coach compared him to Manchester City’s Ilkay Gundogan on Twitter below,…

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Banyana Banyana star Mthanda battles Mahrez for Caf Goal of the Year award

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Banyana Banyana star Mthanda battles Mahrez for Caf Goal of the Year award

Amandi Mthanda has been shortlisted for the 2019 Caf Goal of the Year Award for her goal against Zimbabwe at the 2019 Cosafa Women’s Championship in South Africa. The 23-year-old becomes the second-ever South African woman to be nominated, and the only female player on a list of six players in contention for this year’s…

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‘I don’t understand why South Africa are not better’ – Cameroon legend Eto’o

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‘I don’t understand why South Africa are not better’ – Cameroon legend Eto’o

Former Cameroon captain Samuel Eto’o is surprised that the South Africa national team has “underperformed” in African football since he believes the Premier Soccer League (PSL) is one of the best leagues on the continent. Bafana Bafana won the 1996 Africa Cup of Nations as hosts, but since then they have struggled to come out tops as the best team on…

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