Football

Middendorp keeps cards close to his chest

Middendorp keeps cards close to his chest

“The spirit in the camp is high,” says coach Ernst Middendorp ahead of the Soweto Derby. “We have gone through the training sessions very well. I am satisfied with our preparations. The game is hyped up just like any other Derby match in the world. You can see with the media and the supporters that […]

Banks on scoring in a Soweto Derby

Banks on scoring in a Soweto Derby

Joseph ‘Banks’ Setlhodi might be 72-years-old, but the former Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper is still walking tall and looking strong. Setlhodi was one of the few players who started playing for Kaizer’s XI in late 1969, before going on to have a long and excellent career for Kaizer Chiefs after the club’s formation 50 years ago […]

Soweto Derby Preview

Soweto Derby Preview

The biggest fixture of 2020 so far is upon us, as Orlando Pirates host Kaizer Chiefs in another edition of the Soweto Derby at FNB Stadium on Saturday. Having met twice already this season, stakes are as high as ever in this particular clash with both teams still well and truly in the title chase. […]

AJAX STILL ON TOP AND TV ACTION THIS WEEKEND

AJAX STILL ON TOP AND TV ACTION THIS WEEKEND

28 FEB 2020 After 21 games, the GladAdfrica Championship battle is far from being decided despite a number of clubs putting their hand up as strong contenders to the crown. With only nine fixtures to go, Ajax Cape Town sit at the top of the GladAfrica Championship log with 42 points. They enjoy a five […]

MARITZBURG BEAT STELLENBOSCH TO GO FOURTH

MARITZBURG BEAT STELLENBOSCH TO GO FOURTH

28 FEB 2020 Maritzburg United recorded an impressive 3-0 win over Stellenbosch FC in an Absa Premiership match at the Harry Gwala Stadium on Friday night. The victory took the Team of Choice to the fourth spot on the league standings, while Stellies remained ninth on the log. Stellies saw most of the ball in […]

BAROKA BEAT HUNGRY LIONS ON PENALTIES

BAROKA BEAT HUNGRY LIONS ON PENALTIES

Baroka FC have advanced into the last eight of the 2020 Nedbank Cup after defeating third-tier Hungry Lions 4-2 on penalties at the Peter Mokaba Stadium on Sunday. The match ended 2-2 after extra time. Both teams struggled with the rainy conditions in Polokwane which made their passing games a little tricky at times. Baroka, […]

SUNDOWNS AVOID BANANA SKIN WITH WIN OVER VUT

SUNDOWNS AVOID BANANA SKIN WITH WIN OVER VUT

23 FEB 2020 Mamelodi Sundowns have eased into the quarterfinals of the Nedbank Cup with a 2-0 win over lower league Vaal Universal of Technology at the Lucas Moripe Stadium on Sunday. There were hints of another upset from the fourth-tier VUT, who took out top-flight Golden Arrows in the previous round, after the first-half […]

CELTIC INTO KE YONA QUARTERS

CELTIC INTO KE YONA QUARTERS

22 FEB 2020 Bloemfontein Celtic overcame Maritzburg United 3-2 in the Nedbank Cup Last 16 match at the Dr Molemela Stadium on Saturday night. As a result, the Phunya Sele Sele progressed to the quarterfinals, while their Premier Soccer League (PSL) rivals Maritzburg were eliminated. The Team of Choice began the match brightly and they […]

TS SPORTING OUTLAST WANDERERS IN NEDBANK CUP THRILLER

TS SPORTING OUTLAST WANDERERS IN NEDBANK CUP THRILLER

TS Sporting beat a resilient Happy Wanderers 4-3 in a thrilling Nedbank Cup last-16 tussle at Princess Magogo Stadium in KwaMashu on Saturday afternoon. The ABC Motsepe League club came from two goals down to send the game into extra-time and despite going down to 10-men they levelled matters once more, before Sporting delivered a […]

HIGHLANDS PARK BOOK PLACE IN QUARTERFINALS

HIGHLANDS PARK BOOK PLACE IN QUARTERFINALS

Highlands Park beat Kaizer Chiefs 5-4 on penalties (1-1 after extra-time) to book their place in the quarterfinals of this season’s Nedbank Cup at a rain drenched Makhulong Stadium in Tembisa on Saturday afternoon. Musa Nyatama scored the decisive penalty for The Lions of the North after Khama Billiat struck the woodwork with his attempt. […]