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PIRATES PEGGED BACK BY CELTIC

PIRATES PEGGED BACK BY CELTIC

04 JAN 2020 Orlando Pirates were held to a 1-1 draw by Bloemfontein Celtic in an entertaining Absa Premiership clash at a rainy Dr Molemela Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The result, which featured goals from Frank Mhango and Siphelele Luthuli for the away and home sides respectively, sees the Buccaneers up to fifth place on […]

POLOKWANE FINALLY BREAK LOSING STREAK

POLOKWANE FINALLY BREAK LOSING STREAK

Polokwane City have finally broken their losing streak in the Absa Premiership, defeating 10-man Chippa United 2-0 at the Peter Mokaba Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Rise and Shine had registered nine straight defeats in the league, but avoided the ignominy of a 10th successive ‘L’ thanks to goals from Salulani Phiri and Charlton Mashumba. The […]

MARITZBURG RESILIENCE EDGES ARROWS

MARITZBURG RESILIENCE EDGES ARROWS

Maritzburg United fought back to defeat Lamontville Golden Arrows 2-1 in an Absa Premiership match at the Harry Gwala Stadium on Friday night. The victory took the Team of Choice to the fifth spot on the league standings, while Abafana Bes’thende slipped down to the eighth spot. The first league match of the new year […]

STELLENBOSCH OUTCLASSED BY WITS

STELLENBOSCH OUTCLASSED BY WITS

Stellenbosch’s hopes of starting 2020 with a home win were dashed on Saturday afternoon when they went down 2-0 at the hands of Bidvest Wits at the Cape Town Stadium. Stellies drop to 14th on the log after suffering a seventh loss of the season, while the Clever Boys climb to third place – nine […]

Nedbank Cup round of 32: Eight SAFA amateur clubs confirmed

Nedbank Cup round of 32: Eight SAFA amateur clubs confirmed

The eight clubs from the SAFA amateur structures that have qualified for next year’s Nedbank Cup round of 32 have been confirmed. The Nedbank round of 32 draw will take place on Thursday, 09 January 2020. There are a number of new faces while there is a fair amount of representation of familiar names.   The […]

Western Province star goes from SAU19 disappointment to Khaya Majola Hero

Western Province star goes from SAU19 disappointment to Khaya Majola Hero

Western Province bowler Siyabulela Plaaitjie set aside his disappointment at not making the SA 19 team for the ICC U19 World Cup by playing a match-winning role in Western Province’s first win against Gauteng since Potchefstroom in 2012. When he wasn’t picked he was disappointed and looked for guidance from his mentor at Western Province […]

DISCOVERY CHALLENGE GROUP STAGE CONCLUDES IN DRAMATIC FASHION

DISCOVERY CHALLENGE GROUP STAGE CONCLUDES IN DRAMATIC FASHION

Day 24 of the Discovery Walter Sisulu Soccer Challenge in Soweto was drama-filled with teams sealing their round of 16 spots and the pressure now turning up a notch.  Former champions La Masia became the only team to win all their seven group stage games in the 17th edition of the Discovery Challenge when they […]

CHIEFS HELD BY MARITZBURG

CHIEFS HELD BY MARITZBURG

Maritzburg United held Kaizer Chiefs to a 1-1 draw in an Absa Premiership match at the Harry Gwala Stadium on Sunday afternoon. As a result, Amakhosi finished the year at the top of the league standings – seven points above second-placed Mamelodi Sundowns, while the Team of Choice are placed eighth on the table. Amakhosi […]

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