Sundowns, Chiefs hit the ground running with convincing victories in the MTN 8

11 August 2018, 8:55 PM
Goals in each half handed Mamelodi Sundowns a convincing win in the first quarterfinal match of the MTN eight.
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Sundowns on the field
SABC to broadcast African Cup of Nations qualifier 15 October 2018, 2:28 PM

The SABC has confirmed that it will broadcast on Tuesday African Cup of Nations qualifier against Seychelles.

Zambia team mates celebrating
Zambia boost qualifying hopes with long awaited win 11 October 2018, 6:51 PM

Former continental champions Zambia held out for a 2-1 home win over Guinea Bissau in Ndola on Wednesday to record their first Group K qualifying victory for the 2019 African Nations Cup.

Samuel Umtiti
Barca’s Umtiti may require knee surgery – reports 11 October 2018, 6:32 PM

Barcelona’s World Cup-winning defender Samuel Umtiti’s knee injury is not healing as planned and he may be forced to undergo surgery which would put him out of action until 2019, Spanish media reported on Thursday.

Toronto FC
MLS Cup champs Toronto out of playoff contention with loss 7 October 2018, 8:12 AM

Reigning Major League Soccer Cup champions Toronto FC were eliminated from playoff contention Saturday with a 2-1 loss to the Vancouver Whitecaps, who kept their own post-season hopes alive.

Amazulu Football Club head coach Calvin Johnson
AmaZulu coach speaks after points docked 3 October 2018, 10:12 AM

The Premier Soccer League confirmed that they had received a communiqué from SAFA, instructing them to dock six points from uSuthu, after they were found to have unlawfully terminated the Namibian player Phineas Nambandi’s contract.

Nevada woman sues soccer star Ronaldo for alleged sexual assault 2 October 2018, 8:23 PM

A Nevada woman has sued Cristiano Ronaldo and is participating in a police investigation of the global soccer star for an alleged rape at a Las Vegas hotel in 2009, according to a complaint filed by her lawyer.

SuperSport United
SuperSport United hope to defend MTN8 title 28 September 2018, 2:35 PM

SuperSport United are hoping to become only the second club in the history of the tournament to defend the MTN8 title. The only team to have achieved this feat is Orlando Pirates.

Video Assistant Referee
VAR to be used in Champions League next season – UEFA 27 September 2018, 9:12 PM

UEFA has confirmed the use of video assistant referees (VARs) in the Champions League from next season and plans to use them at Euro 2020, European soccer’s ruling body said on Thursday.

Ferguson would have dumped Pogba from Man Utd, Ince says 27 September 2018, 8:12 PM

Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Ince believes his old boss Alex Ferguson would have sold Paul Pogba if he had still been in charge of the Premier League club.

Baroka FC draw against Free State Stars 27 September 2018, 6:34 AM

In the only Absa premiership encounter played on Wednesday night, Baroka FC had a goalless draw against Free State Stars at Peter Mokaba stadium in Polokwane.

Banyana Banyana on the field
Banyana set up a date with Cameroon in Cosafa Cup final 20 September 2018, 8:40 PM

South Africa and Cameroon will meet in the Cosafa Women's Championship final in Port Elizabeth on Saturday, but coach Desiree Ellis believes Banyana Banyana could have done better.

Belgium join France atop FIFA rankings 20 September 2018, 12:14 PM

Belgium have joined world champions France as joint leaders of the FIFA world rankings released Thursday, the first time in the table's 25-year history that top spot has been shared.

Isha Johansen
Sierra Leone face FIFA ban after anti-graft officials raid FA offices 19 September 2018, 8:15 PM

Sierra Leone face the prospect of a ban from international competition by FIFA after the country’s Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) followed through on a threat to raid the offices of its football association on Tuesday.

Free State Stars beat Ke Yona Team 2-1 9 September 2018, 6:48 PM

The dominance of Nedbank Cup holders over the Nedbank Ke Yona Team continues. Free State Stars beat the Ke Yona Team 2-1 at the Makhulong Stadium in Tembisa, on Sunday afternoon.

Bafana share spoils with Libya as Nigeria collect maximum points 8 September 2018, 7:21 PM

Bafana Bafana failed to use home ground advantage, as they drew 0-0 with a lowly-ranked Libya in the 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifier in Durban on Saturday afternoon.

Ronaldo, Modric and Salah on FIFA player of the year shortlist 3 September 2018, 7:06 PM

Cristiano Ronaldo, Luka Modric and Mohamed Salah have been nominated as finalists for The Best FIFA Men’s Player Award, world soccer’s governing body announced on Monday.

Mamelodi Sundowns have been knocked out of the CAF Champions
Sundowns knocked out of CAF Champions League 28 August 2018, 8:48 PM

Mamelodi Sundowns have been knocked out of the CAF Champions League after sharing the spoils with Horoya AC from Guinea.

Stuart Baxter
Bafana Bafana to face Libya 28 August 2018, 3:15 PM

After the disappointment of failing to qualify for this year's FIFA World Cup in Russia, Bafana Bafana has an opportunity to redeem themselves.

Sergio Busquets
Spanish players united against Liga plans, says Busquets 23 August 2018, 7:49 PM

Barcelona midfielder Sergio Busquets says the Spanish footballers' union (AFE) is united in opposition to La Liga's plans to play one regular season game in the United States.

Suarez struggles a worry for Barca ahead of Valladolid visit 23 August 2018, 4:07 PM

The La Liga season may only be a week old but Barcelona forward Luis Suarez is showing similar worrying signs of the struggles he faced at the start of the last campaign, which may prove a stumbling block to his side’s hopes of retaining their title.

Former Chippa United coach Dan Malesela
Chippa United appoints Eric Tinkler as coach 22 August 2018, 8:43 PM

The new ABSA Premiership Season is just two and a half weeks old and already the first coach has lost his job.

Ludogorets sign South African Mahlangu from Dinamo Bucharest 22 August 2018, 5:56 PM

Bulgarian champions Ludogorets have signed South African defensive midfielder May Mahlangu from Romanian club Dinamo Bucharest, the Razgrad-based side said on Tuesday.

Ronaldo, Modric, Salah on UEFA player of the year shortlist 20 August 2018, 8:23 PM

Cristiano Ronaldo, Luka Modric and Mohamed Salah have been short-listed for the UEFA Player of the Year award, the sport’s European governing body said on Monday.

Facing ban, Nigeria says recognises FIFA-approved soccer chief 20 August 2018, 5:26 PM

Nigeria acknowledged a FIFA-approved appointee as the sole head of its national soccer federation on Monday, minutes before the world body was due to ban the country from international matches over political interference in filling the post.

Bongani Sam takes off his shirt, celebrating.
In-form Bloem Celtic adds to Pirates’ woes 20 August 2018, 6:24 AM

Bloemfontein Celtic beats Orlando Pirates as the Soweto giants struggle to find their feet.

Danilo D'Ambrosio
AC Milan sign Chelsea midfielder Bakayoko on loan 14 August 2018, 6:09 PM

AC Milan have signed midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko from Chelsea on loan with the option to make the move permanent at the end of the season, the two clubs said on Tuesday.

Cameroonian footballer Samuel Eto'o
Eto’o joins Qatar Sports Club on free transfer 14 August 2018, 3:15 PM

Former Cameroon captain Samuel Eto’o joined the 13th club of his long career when he signed for Qatar Sports Club on a free transfer, days after leaving Turkish club Konyaspor by mutual consent.

FIFA are on the warpath after the Nigeria’s Attorney General ordered the GFA to be dissolved.
FIFA threatens to suspend Nigeria, Ghana 14 August 2018, 2:53 PM

FIFA on Tuesday threatened to suspend the Nigeria and Ghana football federations over government interference.

FIFA ban former African Player of Year Bwalya 10 August 2018, 8:02 PM

Zambia's former African Footballer of the Year, Kalusha Bwalya has been banned from the game for two years by world governing body FIFA after an investigation into his links to banned Qatari official Mohammed Bin Hammam.

Ghanaian match officials banned in CAF clean-up 7 August 2018, 5:27 PM

Seven referees and linesmen from Ghana have been handed lengthy bans as CAF on Tuesday announced a new round of sanctions for match officials caught up in a bribery sting.