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10 man Ghana book place in FINAL

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 31 January 2014  -  700 Views  -  0 Comments
An incredible defensive effort by a 10-man Ghana side secured them a 4-1 penalty shoot-out win over Nigeria in a 2014 CHAN semi-final clash at the Free State Stadium on Wednesday evening. The match ended goalless after 120 minutes, with the Black Stars playing the final 55 minutes of the match with... Read Article

Bafana goalkeeper out on bail

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 31 January 2014  -  590 Views  -  0 Comments
Bafana Bafana goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune is expected back in the Lyttleton Magistrate’s Court in March to face charges of reckless and negligent driving, The New Age reported on Wednesday. The soccer star was caught driving at 173km/h in a 120km/h zone in a sponsored Nissan Juke in Centurion on... Read Article

SA’s ‘Twiggy’ Baker on top at wave challenge

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 31 January 2014  -  912 Views  -  0 Comments
South Africa’s Grant “Twiggy” Baker won the prestigious Body Glove Mavericks Invitational in waves with faces exceeding 13 metres at Pillar Point, Half Moon Bay in Santa Cruz, California last week. Competing against 23 of the world’s best big wave chargers in the fourth stop on the Xpreshon Big... Read Article

Free State has a badminton star

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 27 January 2014  -  3,528 Views  -  0 Comments
When boys of his age were all interested in playing soccer and other common sporting codes, Victor Mokoena fell in love with playing Badminton when he was in Grade 8 at the age of 14 in the Northern Free State at Kheleng Secondary School in Hennenman. After matriculating at Kheleng, Mokoena... Read Article

Race is on for top honors

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 27 January 2014  -  2,114 Views  -  0 Comments
SOCCER stadiums around Dihlabeng Municipality are being turned into a theatre of dreams with local clubs fighting for a top position in log standing in the Mayoral league. With a price tag of R50 000, which teams will share at the end of the season, it seems like the Zebra Force might take the... Read Article

Chiefs open Eight point lead

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 27 January 2014  -  614 Views  -  0 Comments
AN own-goal by Wayne Arendse was the only thing separating Kaizer Chiefs and Mamelodi Sundowns at Loftus Stadium on Thursday evening as the Amakhosi claimed a 1-0 win in their Absa Premiership match. The victory means Kaizer Chiefs will go eight points clear at the top of the table, while Sundowns... Read Article

United emergency

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 27 January 2014  -  535 Views  -  0 Comments
A drunk Manchester United fan called 999 (emergency line) “demanding” to speak to Sir Alex Ferguson after the club’s defeat. Greater Manchester Police (GMP) were called at 22:30 on Wednesday by a man from Crumpsall after the team lost to Sunderland in the Capital One Cup. GMP said it “can be sad... Read Article

Igesund gets Presidents backing

Article  -  Posted on Monday, 27 January 2014  -  580 Views  -  0 Comments
President Jacob Zuma has come out and shown support for under-fire national coach Gordon Igesund. Speaking to radio station SAfm, Zuma said, “We’re well aware that some people are criticising the way the national team played against Nigeria. Some want the team disbanded. It has improved greatly and... Read Article

Henyekane joins Free State Stars ahead of derby

Article  -  Posted on Sunday, 19 January 2014  -  660 Views  -  0 Comments
IT is official, Mamelodi Sundowns' Richard Henyekane will play for Free State Stars until the end of the season. Ea Lla Koto General Manager Rantsi Mokoena expressed his jubilation saying he was pleased with the signings made. "We are delighted as a team that we managed to get hold of Henyekane and... Read Article

Bafana's fate lies in their hands

Article  -  Posted on Sunday, 19 January 2014  -  674 Views  -  0 Comments
Group A of the 2014 Chan tournament looks headed for a photo finish with SA, Nigeria and Mali still in with a chance to proceed to the last eight. Bafana Bafana hold on to the number one position on a goal difference over Mali after recording one win and a draw in the competition thusfar. According... Read Article

CHAN in good health

Article  -  Posted on Sunday, 19 January 2014  -  3,257 Views  -  0 Comments
MEMBER of Executive Council for Health in the Free State, Dr Benny Malakoane has confirmed that all health systems are in place for the duration of the third Orange African Nations Championship which the Free State Stadium staged its first two matches on Monday and this afternoon. Malakoane visited... Read Article

Mayweather coming to Bloem to boost boxing

Article  -  Posted on Sunday, 19 January 2014  -  896 Views  -  0 Comments
Floyd Mayweather, universally recognised as the best pound-for-pound boxer in the world, arrived in South Africa on Wednesday. The boxing great will spend a week in the country in a bid to boost boxing in the Rainbow Nation. Mayweather's visit came about after an approach from South Africa's... Read Article

Roderick Mutuma to be released by Bloemfontein Celtic

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 10 January 2014  -  1,121 View  -  0 Comments
Following this week¹s online reports claiming that the Zimbabwean international striker, Roderick Mutuma, was expected to be released by Bloemfontein Celtic at the commencement of the registration window period, Dumelang Sport spoke to the team to find out the nature of these allegations. "I am not... Read Article

Hat - trick for Yaya Toure

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 10 January 2014  -  618 Views  -  0 Comments
Ivory Coast and Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has been named the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Footballer of the Year. It is a third straight title for Toure, who also won December¹s BBC African Footballer of the Year award. He was up against fellow Ivorian Didier Drogba, of... Read Article
Bafana Bafana at their training camp ahead of their encounter with Mozambique in the Orange African Nations Championship (CHAN) on Saturday at the Cape Town stadium. PHOTO supplied

Bafana coach assures nation of Chan pursuit

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 10 January 2014  -  561 Views  -  0 Comments
Bafana Bafana coach Gordon Igesund has assured the country his team will take nothing for granted in their pursuit of this year's African Nations Championship (Chan) trophy. South Africa kick-off their campaign against Mozambique on Saturday and a bullish Igesund talked up his team's chances ahead... Read Article
The national Flags of the teams that will be playing at the Free State Stadium during the CHAN 2014 are flying high. PHOTO dumelang media

CHAN 2014 showpiece ready for kick-off

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 10 January 2014  -  710 Views  -  0 Comments
IT is all systems-go for the third Orange - Africa Nations Championship, CHAN 2014 as the city of Bloemfontein makes it¹s final touches to stage the continental tournament. However, growing concerns have been escalating over ticket sales. The Executive Mayor of Mangaung Metro, Thabo Manyoni,... Read Article

Young Pirates clinch Ba2cada Tournament

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 10 January 2014  -  5,429 Views  -  0 Comments
December 2013 saw the sixth edition of the Ba2cada Tournament take place. The tournament started in 2008 and has been running every year since. It started with just sixteen teams with no outside support or sponsorship. It has now grown to include 32 teams and attracts a multitude of sponsors... Read Article