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Celtic slip against Baroca

Article  -  Posted on Tuesday, 26 September 2017  -  204 Views  -  0 Comments
Goals through Sipho Moeti and Mpho Kgaswane ensured Baroka FC beat Bloemfontein Celtic 2-0 in the Absa Premiership at the Free State Stadium in Bloemfontein on Wednesday night.The Limpopo side are now level with Golden Arrows and Orlando Pirates at the top of the log table with 11 points from five... Read Article

Free State Cheetahs seek continuity in Pro14

Article  -  Posted on Tuesday, 26 September 2017  -  259 Views  -  0 Comments
Following their stellar performance to claim their first win of the Guinness Pro14 championship against the Zebre, the Cheetahs will be looking for the same momentum when they host Leinster on Friday. Kickoff at the Toyota Stadium is at 8 pm. The Cheetahs became the first South African side to win... Read Article

Dihlabeng Slalom Canoeist off to France

Article  -  Posted on Tuesday, 26 September 2017  -  261 Views  -  0 Comments
Eighteen-year-old learner Sandile Makubo from the Bethlehem Comprehensive School in Bohlokong has qualified for  theSlalom Canoe World Championships to be held in Pau City in France. The World Championships are to be held from 23 September to 1 October where he wil lbe competing amongst the best in... Read Article

Self-defence classes for women

Article  -  Posted on Tuesday, 26 September 2017  -  232 Views  -  0 Comments
After successfully hosting the Kyoshinkan Karate National Championships that were held in Mangaung's Dr Molema Indoor Sports Ground last month, Bloemfontein based Sempai Kabelo Sebotsa, who is currently holding the black belt first degree in shodan, is planning to host self-defence classes for... Read Article

Banyana through to finals

Article  -  Posted on Tuesday, 26 September 2017  -  254 Views  -  0 Comments
South Africa have progressed to the final of the Cosafa Women's Cup in Bulawayo in dramatic fashion.Banyana Banyana came back from 3-0 down with 15 minutes to play to take their semifinal clash against Zambia to a penalty shoot-out. Leandra Smeda scored a brace before Rhoda Mulaudzi levelled... Read Article

Stars shine in thriller

Article  -  Posted on Tuesday, 26 September 2017  -  225 Views  -  0 Comments
Free State Stars edged out Polokwane City 3-2 in an Absa Premiership match at the Old Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane on Tuesday.The victory takes Ea Lla Koto to 12th spot on the league standings, while Rise and Shine slip down to 13th on the table.Rise and Shine were the better side in the early... Read Article

First ever Pro14 comes to Bloem

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 15 September 2017  -  238 Views  -  0 Comments
Toyota Stadium will be filled with excitement this weekend when the Cheetahs host the Zebre in their first ever home match of the Guinness Pro14 Rugby Championship.The Cheetahs, fresh from their Ireland tour, host the Italian side on Saturday evening, hoping for not only their first win of the... Read Article

Steyn puts comeback on hold

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 15 September 2017  -  440 Views  -  0 Comments
South African strike bowler Dale Steyn has delayed his return from a lengthy injury layoff after withdrawing from a domestic first-class series match because he felt he was not ready.Steyn, who has taken 417 test wickets for South Africa, has been sidelined since fracturing his shoulder while... Read Article

Free State Stars hungry for points

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 15 September 2017  -  224 Views  -  0 Comments
Ea Lla Koto, who are without a win thus far in the Absa Premiership, are fourth from bottom on the standings and next on their schedule is back-to-back matches in Limpopo against Baroka FC and his former side Polokwane City.Eymael is wary of the threat the two sides posseses. They take on Baroka on... Read Article

Boks will start as underdogs…

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 15 September 2017  -  298 Views  -  0 Comments
The Springboks will be up against it when they face the All Blacks in a Rugby Championship Test in Albany on Saturday, if recent history is your yard stick then we will start as underdogs.What is always billed as Rugby’s greatest rivalry is expected to live up to expectations and the South African... Read Article

Cape Town City sign ex Inter Milan striker

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 15 September 2017  -  158 Views  -  0 Comments
After announcing the shock signing of former Inter Milan striker Victor Obinna, Cape Town City manager Benni McCarthy has explained how the deal came to fruition.At the age of 30, having spent over a decade in Europe and amassing 48 caps for the senior Nigeria national team - a move to the South... Read Article

No pressure for Veselin at Celtic

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 15 September 2017  -  174 Views  -  0 Comments
Coach, Veselin Jelušic is relishing the support he is getting from Bloemfontein Celtic family, saying it helps him focus on creating a formidable side and worry less about the rest. The Serbian mentor registered his first win of the season midweek when Celtic stunned Polokwane City 2-1 in his third... Read Article

Boks make 2 changes ahead of Aussie clash

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 08 September 2017  -  132 Views  -  0 Comments
South African rugby coach Allister Coetzee has named his 23-man squad for Saturday's Rugby Championship test match against Australia in Perth. The Springbok rugby team to face Australia in Perth in the third round of the Rugby Championship this Saturday sees two changes to the starting line-up... Read Article

Stars add Phungwayo, snub Jampies

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 08 September 2017  -  123 Views  -  0 Comments
Free State Stars coach, Luc Eymael, has beefed up his squad for the current season with the inclusion of Patrick Phungwayo, at the same time deciding against signing trialist, Cheslyn Jampies. The newly appointed mentor was impressed with what he saw in Phungwayo, who was released by Orlando... Read Article

Road to Russia becomes more arduous for Bafana

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 08 September 2017  -  115 Views  -  0 Comments
South Africans hearts sank on Tuesday night after Cape Verde repeated the score line in defeating Bafana Bafana twice and dribble the vital 6 points away from the FIFA Russia 2018 berth.If that was not bad enough, then the news that Fifa had ordered the World Cup qualifier between South Africa and... Read Article

Ke Yona Team makes history

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 08 September 2017  -  136 Views  -  0 Comments
The Nedbank Ke Yona Team slipped to a 2-1 defeat at the hands of the Nedbank Cup back-to-back champions SuperSport United in an exciting clash at the Makhulong Stadium in Tembisa. History was made on the day when Zanoxolo Mduli netted the first ever goal for the Ke Yona Team late on, but it proved... Read Article

Strong confidence gained after Quad series win

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 08 September 2017  -  116 Views  -  0 Comments
Bongi Msomi believes the confidence the South African Netball team gained from the recent win in the Quad Series will go a long way as they seek to remain amongst the best teams. The Proteas defeated the England Roses 54-51 in their final match at the tournament held in New Zealand, to clinch their... Read Article

First leg win crucial for Bafana

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 01 September 2017  -  126 Views  -  0 Comments
Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter says if they reproduce the same approach and mentality in the FIFA World Cup qualifier against Cape Verde, the way they did against Nigeria recently, there is no reason why South Africa cannot come back with a positive result.Cape Verde will take on South Africa in... Read Article

Manyama off to Turkey

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 01 September 2017  -  134 Views  -  0 Comments
Cape Town City FC captain, Lebohang Manyama, is moving to Turkey.Moves for want-away SuperSport United striker, Jeremy Brockie, could also still be finalised with football's transfer window set to close at midnight. ABSA premiership player of the season, Manyama, has been the subject of speculation... Read Article

Celtic snap former Chiefs trialist

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 01 September 2017  -  126 Views  -  0 Comments
Bloemfontein Celtic has further strengthened the team with the recently signing of the Zimbabwean left-back, Ronald Pfumbidzai, following a successful trial at the club. The 22-year-old, who had trials at Kaizer Chiefs before, penned a three-year deal with Siwelele, joining other new recruits like... Read Article