Tinkler explains the reasons behind City’s movements in the market during the off-season

Cape Town City aimed to bring necessary youth to an ageing squad with their signings, said coach Eric Tinkler. Among the club’s pre-season acquisitions have been DR Congo international centre back Nathan Idumba Fasika, 22, from FC Saint Eloi Lupopo, right-back Patrick Fisher, 18, from Cape Town Spurs and forward Khanyisa Mayo, 22, from Richards […]

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Covid-19 forces cancellation of the 2021 Nedbank Golf Challenge

The 2021 Nedbank Golf Challenge hosted by Gary Player will not take place as a result of the restrictions placed on events and spectators in South Africa during the coronavirus pandemic. The European Tour, Nedbank and Sun International jointly agreed that the much anticipated 40th anniversary of this tournament, scheduled to take place at the […]

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Troubled Tokyo Olympics set to open today under Covid cloud

The most troubled Olympics in modern history finally under way in Tokyo on Friday, struggling to emerge from the clutches of Covid-19 following a one-year postponement after a build-up marred by scandal and controversy. Eight years following gold ticker tape rained down as Tokyo celebrated winning the right to stage the Games, Friday’s opening ceremony […]

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Chippa United give club skipper the boot

Chippa United have parted ways with club captain Isaac Nhlapo after both parties reached a mutual agreement. 30-year-old Nhlapo joins Oupa Manyisa, Thokozani Sekotlong and Anthony Laffor in leaving the Gqeberha-based side after helping the club survive relegation last season. He made 23 DStv Premeirship appearances for Chippa United last season as the club struggled […]

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Pitso Mosimane hits out at FIFA for unfair treatment because he’s ‘African’

Pitso Mosimane has made a rallying call to the world but more importantly Africa to start appreciating African footballers and coaches. The Al Ahly mentor spoke out after winning yet another trophy in the form of the CAF Champions League title, his 17th overall and eighth in the past 18 months. Mosimane has hit out […]

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Peter de Villiers: ‘Boring’ Springboks are failing ‘hero’ Cheslin Kolbe

Former Springbok coach Pieter de Villiers has criticized the national team’s style of play under SA Rugby director Rassie Erasmus and coach Jacques Nienaber. De Villiers said that while the Springboks’ current game plan might produce results, it doesn’t make for exciting viewing and it wastes the talents of once-in-a-generation players like Cheslin Kolbe. “The […]

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Gavin Hunt gives his reasons for signing for Chippa United

Gavin Hunt says he joined Chippa United for the “massive challenge” the job presents to him. The former Kaizer Chiefs coach was announced as the Chilli Boys’ next coach on Wednesday, replacing Lehlohonolo Seema who has since joined Golden Arrows. Hunt, who previously led SuperSport United (three times) and Bidvest Wits (once) to PSL league […]

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Four more Springboks fail Covid-19 tests

Johannesburg – The British & Irish Lions’ match the Bulls on Saturday, 10 July has been postponed with a view to rescheduling or to accommodate an alternative opponent, while the Springboks’ second Test against Georgia on Friday is also being reviewed. Four Bulls players and one member of management returned positive tests which, in combination […]

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Kaizer Motaung Jr on Kaizer Chiefs appointment: ‘Things change and evolution is always needed …’

Johannesburg – The winds of change are blowing at Kaizer Chiefs’ Naturena Village, and it is bringing excitement to those who are associated with the club. That was much evident when the club announced the appointment of Kaizer Motaung Jr as its new sporting director. Following a relatively poor domestic season, Chiefs sacked coach Gavin […]

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