CAF Champions League: dream draw for Benni McCarthy’s AmaZulu

Benni McCarthy’s AmaZulu FC were handed a dream CAF Champions League group stage draw on Tuesday. Usuthu entered the draw as one of three unranked sides in Pot 4 – and faced a potentially nightmare scenario in the 16-team group phase. The footballing Gods smiled on AmaZulu who were drawn in Group B alongside the […]

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Dale Steyn to make IPL coaching debut

Former Proteas fast bowler Dale Steyn will join the Sunrisers Hyderabad coaching staff in the 2022 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). The Sunrisers Hyderabad announced a new-look management team on Thursday ahead of next year’s tournament with several experienced veterans selected -Steyn included. The changes come after the Sunrisers slumped to bottom spot […]

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Zola Majavu to return to PSL to fill vacant prosecutor position

Advocate Zola Majavu is set to be announced as the Premier Soccer League’s (PSL) new prosecutor, at least until the end of the 2021-22 season. A source has confirmed that his appointment will be made public in due course by the league. The post of PSL prosecutor was left vacant by Nande Becker, who resigned […]

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Mandla Ncikazi never lost faith in Kwame Peprah

Orlando Pirates co-coach Mandla Ncikazi has revealed the technical team never lost faith in Ghanaian striker Kwame Peprah. Peprah didn’t score any goals in the first few games that he played for the Buccaneers but the technical team continues to defend and field him. The marksman, 21, finally opened his goalscoring account for Pirates with […]

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Orlando Pirates without duo for Marumo Gallants visit

Orlando Pirates will be without two of their players for the clash against Marumo Gallants at the Orlando Stadium on Monday. In a statement released on Monday, Pirates confirmed that defender Olisa Ndah is suspended for the encounter due to yellow cards. Ndah picked up his fourth yellow card of the season during the 4-1 […]

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Former Sharks coach joins struggling English side Bath

English Premiership club Bath have appointed South Africa’s Brent Janse van Rensburg as defence coach until the end of the season. According to the Planet Rugby website, a recent review of the club’s dismal form – they sit 10 points adrift at the foot of the Gallagher Premiership – identified defence as the department in […]

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Chiefs stand-in coach admits defender battled with breathing

Chiefs only recently returned to training following an emergency decision to temporarily close the club’s headquarters in Naturena in the wake of a severe Covid-19 outbreak that affected more than 35 employees as it swept through the camp. As a result, Chiefs were unable to fulfil their fixtures against Cape Town City and Golden Arrows, […]

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PSL explains why Tim Sukazi was denied entry into Orlando Stadium

PSL official Ronnie Scholss has explained the reasoning behind TS Galaxy chairperson Tim Sukazi’s exclusion from Orlando Stadium. Scholss confirmed that club chairpersons are allowed to enter stadium dressing rooms and pitches – if they have met all the Covid-19 protocols. In this case one can only assume Sukazi didn’t have the necessary Covid-19 clearance […]

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