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FIFA to pay SAFA R5m for replay

FIFA to pay SAFA R5m for replay

Bafana beat the Senegalese 2-1 in Polokwane in November 2016‚ but the result has since been tainted after referee Joseph Lamptey was found to have manipulated the outcome of the encounter. The controversial Ghanaian official received a lifetime ban from Fifa for his trouble and while the football governing body confirmed that they had established […]

Join thousands at the Rev Sam Buti fun walk in Alex

Join thousands at the Rev Sam Buti fun walk in Alex

‘Mampyane or Gommorah’ as Alex is fondly known by its natives, will host the annual Reverend Sam Buti Fun Walk at the Uniting Reformed Church in Southern Africa, corner Sam Buti Street and 5th Avenue, Alexandra. A Theologian, Rev Buti was a former mayor of the township and the pioneer of the “Save Alexandra Campaign”, […]

SAFA / FIFA at loggerheads on match replay ruling

SAFA / FIFA at loggerheads on match replay ruling

Some believe the matter should be between the organization FIFA and the referee, while a few believe the game should be replayed. To refresh the memory, in November 2016 at Mbombela Stadium, Bafana won 2-1 against Senegal during the World Cup qualifying Group D match. It is believed the referee who was officiating the game […]

No complacency as Bafana shape up for WC Qualifier

No complacency as Bafana shape up for WC Qualifier

Bafana Bafana came through the qualifiers to reach the finals in 1998 and 2002‚ and appeared as hosts in 2010 having played‚ and failed in the qualifiers too‚ but missed out in 1994‚ 2006 and 2014. They take a mostly positive qualifier record into the games with the west Africans‚ with the previous 46 preliminary […]

Mzi’s death lives a void in sporting world

Mzi’s death lives a void in sporting world

He passed away on Tuesday, following kidney failure at the Johannesburg Academic Hospital in Johannesburg. This was confirmed by wife Asanda. “It was complicated and he was in pain‚” Asanda told Sowetanlive. “He was complaining about painful kidneys and sore legs. “He was in and out of hospital since April and things got out of […]

African Bank throws weight behind schools’ sport

African Bank throws weight behind schools’ sport

Thanking financial institution African Bank for partnering with hers, Mahlangu emphasized the appreciation of educating children through sport. Of a tournament touted as aiming to purge the stereotype of football’s contact nature as a sport which might physically harm females, the sponsoring bank’s regional manager, Kalebe Marumo urged the young girls and boys penciled in […]

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