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MTN-Qhubeka is forging ahead!

MTN-Qhubeka is forging ahead!

The team is one of the only three in the tour that still has all nine of its starting tour riders in the competition; this is an achievement that needs to be commended. Since the inception of Tour de France some 102 years ago, Africa saw its first ever UCI registered cycling team taking full […]

Kermit Erasmus is still a Buccaneer!

Kermit Erasmus is still a Buccaneer!

  Today, Orlando Pirates finally succumbed to pressure and issued a media statement stating the player is hard at training with the team. “Orlando Pirates Football Club would like to clarify on the recent reports surrounding the future of Kermit Erasmus. Over the last couple of days it has been reported on various media outlets […]

Nollis Marais is the new coach of Blue Bulls!

Nollis Marais is the new coach of Blue Bulls!

The former logistics manager returns to rugby coaching to pursue his love and passion for sport. Marais has promised that supporters will be in for a surprise by the Vodacom Blue Bulls’ new approach to the game. He succeeds Frans Ludeke, who decided to step down after a string of poor performances. Meanwhile, Kaizer Chiefs will […]

Bacela and Masuku walk the plank!

Bacela and Masuku walk the plank!

Orlando Pirates have confirmed the departure of striker Bacela and midfieder Khethokwakhe Masuku on Friday. “Both players’ contracts have ended and the club has taken a decision not to renew. As a result both players are free to join any club of their choice,” according to Pirates official website. The two players met with management […]

Zamalek has no chance against the marauding Bucs!

Zamalek has no chance against the marauding Bucs!

It will be Pirates’ second match in the Group stage, having secured a 1-0 win away to Congo’s AC Leopards, Zamalek having beaten Tunisia’s Sfaxien by the same score-line. The two clubs are already familiar with each other, having met in the 2013 CAF Champions League, with the Buccaneers thrashing Zamalek 4-1 at home before […]

In bold letters Aces tells AmaZulu: NOT FOR SALE!

In bold letters Aces tells AmaZulu: NOT FOR SALE!

In a very terse media statement on the clubs’ website yesterday it read: “When we were approached by AmaZulu to purchase Aces’ PSL status, we were always aware that this agreement was subject to the approval of the PSL executive committee,” read the statement. “We have been informed that this agreement was not forthcoming and […]

Bree Primary does it again!

Bree Primary does it again!

They beat the Free State champions, Nelson Mandela Primary School 2-0 in the final of the national playoffs in Reiger Park last Saturday to take the national title and, with it, earn the chance to represent the country at the Danone Nations Cup world finals in Morocco later in the year. “We are back where […]

‘Mntungwa’ is celebrating his birthday!

‘Mntungwa’ is celebrating his birthday!

Theophilus Doctorson Khumalo or 16 Valve as he is popularly known in footballing circles, is remembered as one of South Africa’s best forwards and exports in the mid 90’s. ‘Mntungwa’ made a name for himself at Soweto Club Kaizer Chiefs before he was loaned to Argentine sports club Ferro Carril Oeste in 1995. Doctor joined […]

Bucs, AmaKhosi to play in Swaziland!

Bucs, AmaKhosi to play in Swaziland!

The King’s Super Cup, which carries a cool R1-million first prize, was launched in Swaziland last night and Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs will participate in this controversial one-day, four-team tournament next month after all. The two South African giants confirmed they will participate through their officials at the draw at Ezulwini Convention Centre last […]

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