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Stars shine in thriller

Article  -  Posted on Tuesday, 26 September 2017  -  267 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  -  293 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  -  496 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  -  288 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  -  373 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  -  205 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  -  214 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  -  165 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  -  152 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  -  148 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  -  184 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  -  152 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  -  165 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  -  173 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  -  174 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

Registration for OR Tambo Marathon now open

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 01 September 2017  -  261 Views  -  0 Comments
It's that time again where athletes are invited to register for the annual Free State OR Tambo Marathon which will be staged in October 2017 in Bloemfontein. The race, which consists of the 10km, Half Marathon and Marathon, will take place in age group categories for both men and women, and is open... Read Article

Manyonga welcomed home after superb season

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 01 September 2017  -  172 Views  -  0 Comments
South Africa celebrated with long jump star Luvo Manyonga last Saturday, after the world champion touched down on home soil following a hectic, but tremendously successful international season. Manyonga had a spectacular campaign and he was one of three South African athletes who went unbeaten in... Read Article

PSL transfer news

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 01 September 2017  -  199 Views  -  0 Comments
Free State Stars have agreed a deal in principle to bring in Guinea international defender Bengali Keita.Keita will become the 5th  player to be registered as a foreigner by Stars this season, along with new goalkeepers Badra Ali Sangare of Ivory Coast and Olivier Kwizera from Rwanda, Mohammed Anas... Read Article

FS Stars look to boost squad further

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 01 September 2017  -  164 Views  -  0 Comments
Free State Stars are eager to add defender, Cheslyn Jampies to their squad this season to strengthen the team further as they look to have a better campaign, one that includes a top-eight finish. The Bethlehem side handed the former Bloemfontein Celtic left-back an opportunity to train with them as... Read Article

10 man Stars snatch a point

Article  -  Posted on Friday, 25 August 2017  -  160 Views  -  0 Comments
Champions Bidvest Wits were denied their first league win of the season in a 2-2 draw with ten-man Free State Stars by a last-gasp equaliser from Siphelele Mthembu at Goble Park. Wits are still without a win in the 2017/18 Absa Premiership season after the clash at Goble Park in Bethlehem on... Read Article