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Ke Yona Team Search graduates hopes for platinum future at Stars

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 25 August 2017  -  57 Views  -  0 Comments
Thamsanqa Gwabeni will be hoping to elevate his top-flight career as a new Premier Soccer League season dawns for him at Platinum Stars. The bold defender was a graduate of the Nedbank Ke Yona Team in 2015, played alongside fellow professional Ian Chikohwa and seems determined to shine on at Stars... Read Article

Modise gets silver, awaits SA Cross Country

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 18 August 2017  -  44 Views  -  0 Comments
Athlete, Norman Modise, could only settle for a second place in the Free State Cross Country Championship event held in Bloemfontein recently, but nonetheless it was enough to book him a spot in the team to represent the province at the national event next month. Modise ran the 8km race at the... Read Article

Cheetahs duo released from Boks squad

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 18 August 2017  -  56 Views  -  0 Comments
Francois Venter and Oupa Mohoje will be available for selection for the Cheetahs for the sixth round of the ongoing Currie Cup after leaving the Springboks squad earlier this week. The two are among five players released by the Boks, who are preparing for the weekend’s opening match of the Rugby... Read Article

Celtic to dedicate minute to Molemela

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 18 August 2017  -  53 Views  -  0 Comments
Bloemfontein Celtic will remember their lifelong president Dr Petrus Rantlai Molemela on the 83rd minute of their clash against Kaizer Chiefs on Sunday. Kickoff is at 3pm. Celtic host Chiefs at the Free State Stadium in the opening match of the 2017/18 league campaign, and it will be the first... Read Article

FS teams hungry for better showing

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 18 August 2017  -  64 Views  -  0 Comments
Mamelodi Sundowns will win a record eighth Premier Soccer League (PSL) title this season - if bookmakers are fortune tellers. With seven titles to date heading into the 22nd PSL season, Sundowns are already well clear of the next most successful domestic teams - Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates... Read Article

Soccer legend (80) honoured for contribution to development

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 18 August 2017  -  57 Views  -  0 Comments
MANGAUNG - A soccer tournament was recently organised by the South African Football Association (SAFA) in Mangaung to honour soccer legend, Thomas Dithebe, at the Mangaung Outdoor Sports Centre.Thomas Dithebe (80) who is a football administrator and was one of the founders of Football Association... Read Article

Free State talent eyed by international scouts

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 18 August 2017  -  57 Views  -  0 Comments
Aspiring soccer players in the Free State province are set to benefit from the technical expertise of the coaching staff of the English Premier League champions, Chelsea FC, who were recently in the country to unearth fresh talent. The initiative, courtesy of the team’s partnership with deodorant... Read Article

St Bernard crowned ultimate champs

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 18 August 2017  -  48 Views  -  0 Comments
The St Bernard’s High School soccer team from Bochabela Kasi in Bloemfontein were, to their delight, pronounced the ultimate champions of the 2017 Christian Brothers College inter-tournament, earlier last week. The tournament was held on Saturday in Tshwane, Pretoria. The team has since brought... Read Article

Nedbank provides a platform to join PSL teams

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 18 August 2017  -  44 Views  -  0 Comments
Ululation, tears of joy and dancing marked the occasion at Nedbank’s headquarters as 18 young players from across the country realised their dreams of playing professional football. The players were identified through the annual campaign which unearths unknown footballing talent from across the... Read Article

Gold and Silver for Wayde at IAAF

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 11 August 2017  -  60 Views  -  0 Comments
It was just two hundredths of a second that eventually prevented Wayde van Niekerk from pulling off what was last achieved 22 years ago – a remarkable 400-200m World Championships double.Half way down the home straight it looked like he had done it, but Turkey’s Ramil Guliyev surged ahead to take... Read Article

Confusion shadows Neymar debut

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 11 August 2017  -  52 Views  -  0 Comments
Neymar is poised to make his much-anticipated debut for Paris Saint-Germain on Sunday when they travel to Guingamp in their second game of the Ligue 1 season.However, the French league are still waiting on a transfer certificate from the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) before the Brazilian can... Read Article

“No price limit to let him go” - Klopp

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 11 August 2017  -  98 Views  -  0 Comments
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said midfielder Philippe Coutinho would not be sold at any price, as British media reported the club had rejected a second bid worth 100 million euros ($117 million) from Barcelona.Barcelona had already been rebuffed last month in an 80 million euro bid for the 25-... Read Article

Soccer boost for young people

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 11 August 2017  -  64 Views  -  0 Comments
The Lemo Cup kick-started on Wednesday at Lemo Mall in Mangaung, Bloemfontein.The aim of the Lemo Cup is to take away young people from streets and gangsters and keep them busy. The tournament will run for 6 weeks and the finals will be take place towards the end of September at Dr. Rantlai... Read Article

Virginia claim their ninth Engen Knock Out Challenge title

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 11 August 2017  -  63 Views  -  0 Comments
Virginia Sports Academy recently beat Brebner 4-2 in a tense penalty shoot-out at the Grey College Sports Complex to clinch their ninth Engen Knockout Challenge Bloemfontein title. The teams were deadlocked at 0-0 after 90 minutes.In a tense and tactical final, Virginia and Brebner battled hard in... Read Article

Stars target ex Chiefs duo

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 11 August 2017  -  49 Views  -  0 Comments
Edward Manqele and Siphelele Mthembu are looking to revive their careers as they are on the verge of being signed by Free State Stars after the team showed major interest in their services.The forwards, who were released by Kaizer Chiefs few months ago, are in the Free State, hoping to seal deals... Read Article

Neymar heading for Paris Saint Gemain

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 04 August 2017  -  58 Views  -  0 Comments
Neymar's world record move to Paris Saint-Germain was completed on Thursday when the French club confirmed the Brazilian superstar had signed a five year-deal, earning him an estimated €30 million a year.The deal was signed just hours after the 25-year-old paid off his €222 million buyout clause to... Read Article

Government 'dots down' for Rugby World Cup bid

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 04 August 2017  -  59 Views  -  0 Comments
Government has provided the required two-point-seven-billion-rand financial guarantee for SA Rugby to bid for the 2023 Rugby World Cup tournament.The guarantee was acquired from World Rugby, as a prerequisite in hosting the showpiece rugby spectacle. Hosting the Rugby World Cup in 2023 will have a... Read Article

Pirates confirm new coach

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 04 August 2017  -  63 Views  -  0 Comments
Orlando Pirates have confirmed the return of Milutin Sredejovic as the head coach for his second stint at the club on Thursday. The 47-year old was in charge of Pirates in 2006 and rejoins the club following his resignation as head coach of the Uganda national team whom he led to their first Africa... Read Article

Faf hoping to lead "big play" for Proteas

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 04 August 2017  -  57 Views  -  0 Comments
The Proteas will look to wrestle the initiative back after England took the lead in a topsy-turvy series.Vernon Philander has battled back against the illness that limited his playing time at The Oval last week, whereas Heino Kuhne will be hoping for one last shot at redemption to hold on to his... Read Article

Jelušic optimistic despite trio departure

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 04 August 2017  -  74 Views  -  0 Comments
Despite losing a number of their key players so far in this transfer window, the new Bloemfontein Celtic coach Veselin Jelušic is confident his troops will have a good season. Attacking trio of Dumisani Zuma, Musa Nyatama and Lyle Lakay recently parted ways with Siwelele to join Kaizer Chiefs,... Read Article