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Chiefs v Sundowns Postponed For Two Months

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Chiefs v Sundowns Postponed For Two Months

Kaizer Chiefs’ January has been shaken up considerably with news that their game against Mamelodi Sundowns has been postponed by more than two months. The Amakhosi confirmed on Wednesday that their clash against Bidvest Wits in January had been moved to March due to the Clever Boys’ commitments in the CAF Confederation Cup, and it…

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Watch Orlando Pirates fans upset and Mamelodi Sundowns revel in Morocco atmosphere

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Watch Orlando Pirates fans upset and Mamelodi Sundowns revel in Morocco atmosphere

Orlando Pirates drew 2-2 against Baroka FC in the PSL, while Mamelodi Sundowns drew 0-0 against Wydad Casablanca in the Caf Champions League on the weekend. Firstly, we take a look at how Pirates fans were clearly outraged with their result and their poor form in the PSL this season. Certain fans have had enough, but in his latest interview Bucs coach Rhulani Mokwena believes…

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Coaching Kaizer Chiefs is Nzama’s dream

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Coaching Kaizer Chiefs is Nzama’s dream

Retired Kaizer Chiefs defender Cyril Nzama has revealed his ambitions to coach his former club, saying he is inspired by Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane. Although he admits that many will just see his ambitions as a far-fetched dream, the former Amakhosi centre-back added that he has always been a leader throughout his professional career and that can help…

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South Africa withdraws bid for 2023 Women’s World Cup, targets 2027

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South Africa withdraws bid for 2023 Women’s World Cup, targets 2027

The South African Football Association (Safa) has announced they are no longer willing to pursue their bid to host the 2023 Fifa Women’s World Cup but will shift focus to the 2027 edition. The country were the only African nation among nine countries that initially submitted a bid for the 2023 World Cup hosting rights…

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The state of football refereeing in SA 

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The state of football refereeing in SA 

By: Conrad Abrahams Illustrator: Anastasya Eliseeva The South African Football Association has chosen to bury its head in the sand when the competence of its referees is questioned amid the growing number of mistakes its officials are committing. To understand why, in a professional era in which the Premier Soccer League (PSL) has just declared revenue of…

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South Africa-Ghana: More than a classification match

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South Africa-Ghana: More than a classification match

When South Africa faces Ghana on Friday evening, it will be more than just a third place ranking match, because at the end there will not only be a bronze medal but also and especially the qualification to Tokyo Olympic Games 2020. Having missed the direct qualification by being eliminated in the semifinals, both teams…

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Club Brugge’s Percy Tau and two PSL stars nominated for the Caf Best XI

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Club Brugge’s Percy Tau and two PSL stars nominated for the Caf Best XI

Former Mamelodi Sundowns forward Percy Tau has been included among the nominees for the 2019 Caf Best XI. The Club Brugge player has been enjoying a fine season both in the Belgian First Division A and the Champions League, having also been named the best player in the First Division B at the end of last…

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South Africa turn down hosting Women’s Africa Cup of Nations

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South Africa turn down hosting Women’s Africa Cup of Nations

South Africa have turned down an approach to step in as emergency hosts of next year’s women’s African Cup of Nations finals It means the Confederation of African Football (Caf) are now in a race against time to find a country to hold the tournament. Congo pulled out of the hosting of the 12-team tournament…

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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp meets Siya Kolisi and Faf du Plessis

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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp meets Siya Kolisi and Faf du Plessis

On Wednesday the captain of South Africa’s cricket team Faf du Plessis posted a special photo on Twitter, revealing himself with Jurgen Klopp and rugby captain Siya Kolisi. Manager Klopp flew to Cape Town after Liverpool beat Manchester City 3-1 at Anfield on the weekend. Leading the Premier League table by eight points, the German decided to take a well-earned…

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2021 Afcon qualifiers: German-born Antwi-Adjei to miss Ghana clash with South Africa

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2021 Afcon qualifiers: German-born Antwi-Adjei to miss Ghana clash with South Africa

German-born attacker Christopher Antwi-Adjei will not honour his first invitation to Ghana’s national team due to problems in acquiring a Ghanaian passport, Goal understands. The Paderborn winger was one of seven debutants named in the Black Stars squad for the November 14 and 18 games against South Africa and Sao Tome and Principe respectively in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon)…

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