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Celtic and Stars hope to keep momentum

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 19 January 2018  -  51 Views  -  0 Comments
PSL action continues in the coming weekend and, with the January transfer window still in full flight, fans will be eager to see whether their clubs’ new signing will be on show. Several teams have made key acquisitions to bolster their squads since the last round of fixtures, most notably tonight... Read Article
Proteas paceman Lungi Ngidi was all heart when he captured 6 Indian wickets in the second innings to set up the Proteas win. PHOTO twitter

Sensational test debut for Ngidi

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 19 January 2018  -  51 Views  -  0 Comments
Lungisani Ngidi (21) has one simple wish after making a sensational test debut for South Africa. "I'd like this to be a long career," the Durban-born bowler said on Wednesday after picking up the man of the match award in the second test against India at SuperSport Park. Proteas captain Faf du... Read Article

Duncan: Minimise penalties this week

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 19 January 2018  -  51 Views  -  0 Comments
Toyota Cheetahs coach, Rory Duncan, has called on his charges to build on a good performance, but mainly limit the penalty count in the Guinness Pro 14 second clash against the Kings on Saturday. The Cheetahs host the men from Port Elizabeth in Bloemfontein following a win in the Friendly City last... Read Article

Bafana climb 3 spots on Fifa ranking

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 19 January 2018  -  53 Views  -  0 Comments
South Africa have risen three places in the latest Fifa World Rankings released on Thursday, up to number 78 in the world and number 17 in Africa. It is still well below the stated aim of the South African Football Association, whose mission is to see the side regularly in the top 20 in the world... Read Article

Sanchez likely to move to Manchester

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 19 January 2018  -  49 Views  -  0 Comments
Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez is likely to join rivals Manchester United this month, his manager Arsene Wenger said ahead of Saturday's Premier League match against Crystal Palace. The Chilean international is out of contract at the end of the season and was also a target for Manchester City, but... Read Article

Rabada on top of the world

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 15 January 2018  -  105 Views  -  0 Comments
Proteas fast bowler Kagiso Rabada hopes to maintain his position at the top of the ICC test-bowling rankings with consistent performances throughout the season.Rabada became only the seventh South African bowler to top the latest rankings released on Tuesday following his contribution in the 72-run... Read Article

Youngster Maema relishes Celtic debut

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 15 January 2018  -  68 Views  -  0 Comments
Making a debut is one thing, but scoring in that match is another and that is what Neo Maema almost achieved in his first start in Bloemfontein Celtic senior team colours, much to the delight of his coach, Veselin Jelusic. The 22-year-old attacker lined up for Phunya Sele Sele in their 2-1 home... Read Article

Celtic, Stars look for continuity

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 15 January 2018  -  61 Views  -  0 Comments
Having got 2018 off to a winning start, local giants Bloemfontein Celtic and Free State Stars are eager to continue the momentum this weekend when they face another upbeat sides – Cape Town City and Maritzburg United - that have also been on a good unbeaten run. Phunya Sele Sele are away to United... Read Article

Cheetahs take aim at struggling Kings

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 15 January 2018  -  74 Views  -  0 Comments
The Cheetahs and the Kings are gearing up to face off this weekend in Port Elizabeth in a much-anticipated maiden South African derby in the Guinness Pro 14 competition, with the visitors expecting an uphill battle despite the hosts' recurring struggles. Upon their return from the festive break,... Read Article

Tiger to tee off in San Diego

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 08 January 2018  -  133 Views  -  0 Comments
Former world No 1 Tiger Woods will make his much-anticipated 2018 debut at this month's Farmers Insurance Open in San Diego, his first official PGA Tour event since missing the cut at the same tournament last year. Woods, who returned to competition last month in an 18-man exhibition after a near... Read Article
AB de Villiers lead the fightback after the Proteas were reduced to 12/3 early in the first session. PHOTO SUPPLIED

Proteas on top after shaky start

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 08 January 2018  -  85 Views  -  0 Comments
South Africa took firm control of the first test against India at Newlands on Friday with an all-round performance that left the Indians in a spot of bother after their to order was back in the pavilion with the Indians reeling on 28 for 3. After choosing to bat and putting 286 on the board, South... Read Article

Celtic’s snap and loss

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 08 January 2018  -  103 Views  -  0 Comments
“We did everything to convince Mahlasela to stay…”  Siwelele have begun bolstering their squad ahead of the resumption of the season with the signing of the former Orlando Pirates winger. Bloemfontein Celtic has confirmed the signing of former Sea Robbers attacker, Menzi Masuku.  The 24-year-old... Read Article

Mo crowned African Player of the Year

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 08 January 2018  -  80 Views  -  0 Comments
Egyptian and Liverpool star Mohamed Salah has been crowned the CAF African Player of the Year for 2017. Salah, 25, polled 625 points from a voting panel made up of national team coaches and captains, plus a selection of officials and journalists. The Confederation of African Football announced... Read Article

Celtic close 2017 with a point

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 22 December 2017  -  124 Views  -  0 Comments
As the ABSA PSL takes a break for the holidays, Bloemfontein Celtic and SuperSport United played to a 1-1 draw in the final Premiership match of 2017, played at the Dr Molemela Stadium on Wednesday evening. The draw saw the home team move to 6 position on the PSL log with 20 points following 14... Read Article

Arsenal and Liverpool gunning for 3 points

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 22 December 2017  -  104 Views  -  0 Comments
Arsenal host Liverpool in the English Premier League on Friday. Both Arsenal and Liverpool have endured somewhat mixed results in recent weeks, drawing games against Everton and West Ham respectively.  Liverpool currently sit fourth in the table, one place and one point above the Gunners who will... Read Article

Smith leads Aussies back into 3rd test

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 18 December 2017  -  67 Views  -  0 Comments
England failed to cash in on centuries from Jonny Bairstow and Dawid Malan as familiar problems persisted on a fluctuating second day in the third Ashes Test.Joe Root called for "special" contributions and a sustained overall performance as England's campaign approaches a tipping point in Perth,... Read Article

Juice is the secret weapon at the back

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 18 December 2017  -  53 Views  -  0 Comments
BLOEMFONTEIN - Bloemfontein Celtic Ladies tough as a teak defender Bambanani “Juice” Mbane scooped two awards after the final match of the Sasol League National Championships played at Kabokweni Stadium in Nelspruit last Saturday. Juice was solid as a rock at the heart of defence as Celtic Ladies... Read Article

Celtic aim for strong finish

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 18 December 2017  -  52 Views  -  0 Comments
Bloemfontein Celtic will face the Pretoria giants before the league action pauses for the Christmas break, and nothing will delight the green and white outfit more than finishing the year with a bang. Phunya Sele Sele begins with Mamelodi Sundowns this Saturday in Pretoria before hosting Supersport... Read Article

Celtic coach is out of SA

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 18 December 2017  -  38 Views  -  0 Comments
According to Bloemfontein Celtic’s website Serbian mentor Veselin Jelušic won’t be on the bench when his charges play a crucial game against Mamelodi Sundowns this Saturday (16th December 2017). The much talked about tactician jetted out to his native country to renew his Uefa A coaching licence. “... Read Article

Youth must be involved in sports to escape crime

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 18 December 2017  -  34 Views  -  0 Comments
If we give them good orientation, they won't get lost. Constable Mojalefa Chabalala, the provincial youth coordinator in the South African Police Services told Dumelang News in an exclusive interview. He said this during the Sports Against Crime tournament organised for fourteen soccer teams in... Read Article