Bafana coach Ntseki calls for improvement ahead of Namibia friendly

10 October 2020, 10:30 AM
Bafana Bafana coach Molefi Ntseki is calling for a much-improved performance from his players.
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Brilliant Khuzwayo
Brilliant Khuzwayo court case postponed to 27 October 19 October 2020, 4:11 PM

The assault case against former Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper Brilliant Khuzwayo has been postponed to the 27th of October.

Lionel Messi
Man City have financial muscle to pull off Messi deal, says COO Berrada 10 October 2020, 7:31 AM

Manchester City will be in a position to sign Lionel Messi if the opportunity presents itself next season, the Premier League club's chief operating officer said.

Manqoba Mngqithi, Rhulani Mokwena appointed as Sundowns joint head coaches 4 October 2020, 4:57 PM

Manqoba Mngqithi and Rhulani Mokwena have been appointed as  Mamelodi Sundowns joint head coaches. The appointments follow Pitso Mosimane's resignation.

Pitso Mosimane
Pitso Mosimane leaves Sundowns for Al Ahly 30 September 2020, 1:03 PM

Pitso Mosimane has resigned as the coach of triple champions Mamelodi Sundowns. The team has confirmed that he will be leaving the club, to take up the job as head coach of Al Ahly, the Egyptian giants who are multiple national and African championship winners.

Sundowns
Sundowns continue celebrations 14 September 2020, 7:34 PM

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane and a number of his players have paid a visit to one of their sponsors to celebrate their domestic success.

Polokwane City
Soccer enthusiasts puzzled by Polokwane City’s relegation from PSL 6 September 2020, 5:12 PM

Some soccer enthusiasts in Polokwane, Limpopo, say they never expected that Polokwane City FC would be relegated as it is the strongest PSL team in the province.

Pitso Mosimane
Sundowns snatch Absa Premiership title 5 September 2020, 6:04 PM

Mamelodi Sundowns have snatched the title right under the nose of Kaizer Chiefs in the final ABSA Premiership matches of the season. They beat promotion-relegation bound Black Leopards three-nil at the Dobsonville Stadium.

PSL
Local football gearing up for an exciting finish 5 September 2020, 3:30 PM

Local football fans are watching one of the most exciting finishes to the Premier Soccer League in recent times. Both the top and the bottom of the log will be decided in the last round of matches on Saturday afternoon.

Thiago Silva
Chelsea sign former PSG centre back Thiago Silva 28 August 2020, 2:21 PM

Chelsea have bolstered their defence by bringing in Thiago Silva, with the former Paris St-Germain centre back signing a one-year contract with the option of a further 12 months, the English Premier League club announced on Friday.

Bayern
Steely Bayern edge PSG to claim Champions League 24 August 2020, 4:16 AM

Bayern Munich were crowned European champions for the sixth time by beating Paris St Germain 1-0 thanks to a second-half header from former PSG youth academy graduate Kingsley Coman in an absorbing Champions League final on Sunday.

Paris St Germain
Countdown to the Champions League final 23 August 2020, 5:54 PM

The question was whether the players and fans could handle the heat just hours before Bayern Munich play Paris St Germain in the Champions League final.

Jerome Boateng
Boateng faces fitness test for Bayern as Flick sticks to game plan 22 August 2020, 8:08 PM

Bayern Munich central defender Jerome Boateng faces a late fitness test for Sunday's Champions League final against Paris St Germain but coach Hansi Flick says whatever the line-up he does not plan to radically change his team's tactics.

Ansu Fati
Ansu Fati, Ferran, Eric Garcia lead Spain squad full of fresh faces 20 August 2020, 4:01 PM

Barcelona's teenage forward Ansu Fati and new Manchester City signing Ferran Torres were among six debutants in the Spain squad coach Luis Enrique unveiled on Thursday for next month's UEFA Nations League matches against Germany and Ukraine.

US billionaire Friedkin completes takeover of AS Roma 17 August 2020, 7:14 PM

The Friedkin Group are the new owners of AS Roma, the Serie A side announced on Monday, two weeks after US billionaire Dan Friedkin signed a deal worth more than $700 million to purchase the Italian club.

Highlands Park vs Mamelodi Sundowns
Highlands Park hold Sundown to a draw 14 August 2020, 9:15 PM

Highlands Park held Mamelodi Sundowns to a draw 1-1  in the second match of the ABSA Premiership doubleheader played at Orlando Stadium.

Percy Tau’s move to Anderlecht confirmed 6 August 2020, 11:44 AM

South African footballer Percy Tau’s move to Belgian giants Anderlecht was confirmed late yesterday, with player/coach Vincent Kompany officially welcoming him to the club on their social media platforms. The former Mamelodi Sundowns mid-fielder joins the side on loan from another Belgian team – Club Brugge – where he found the back of the net […]

Chelsea pounce on De Gea errors to book Cup final berth 19 July 2020, 9:43 PM

Chelsea beat Manchester United 3-1 on Sunday to book their place in an all-London FA Cup final, helped by two errors from United goalkeeper David de Gea and an own goal by Harry Maguire.

Chelsea’s Champions League hopes hit by McGoldrick double for Blades 12 July 2020, 1:23 AM

Sheffield United’s David McGoldrick scored twice as they stunned Chelsea with a 3-0 win at Bramall Lane on Saturday, loosening the visitors’ grip on a Premier League top-four place.

Real Madrid now seven points clear of Barca following win over Bilbao 5 July 2020, 8:13 PM

Real Madrid took a huge step towards the La Liga title, to provisionally move seven points clear of fierce rivals Barcelona.

Mikel Arteta
Quick turnaround leaves Arteta scrambling for injury cover 18 June 2020, 9:03 AM

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta says he cannot dwell on Wednesday's 3-0 defeat at Manchester City as he has to focus on getting his starting lineup ready for their next Premier League game on Saturday after seeing two players injured and one sent off.

Justin Rose
Harold Varner III and Justin Rose joint leaders at Forth Worth as golf returns to action 12 June 2020, 2:18 PM

Harold Varner III and Justin Rose both fired seven-under-par 63s to share the lead as the US PGA Tour returned to action for the first time in three months due to the COVID-19 pandemic at the Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth on Thursday.

ABSA to end PSL sponsorship after 16 years 4 June 2020, 2:36 PM

The title sponsor of South Africa's Premier Soccer League, ABSA, will not be renewing its sponsorship with the PSL when the contract expires at the end of this season.

Soccer ball
Spanish clubs to start group training on Monday 17 May 2020, 10:33 AM

Clubs in Spanish soccer's top two divisions can begin training in small groups from Monday as they move into the third phase of a protocol for resuming activity after disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, a source close to the matter has said.

Soccer ball
MLS opens up training fields for individual workouts 2 May 2020, 4:03 AM

Players will be able to use outdoor team training fields for solo workouts from next Wednesday, Major League Soccer said on Friday as the sport takes its first steps towards a return to action following the shutdown forced by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Diogo Jota
Wolves’ Jota says reaching peak fitness a challenge when league resumes 27 April 2020, 10:11 AM

A lack of game time will make it "impossible" for players to quickly reach peak condition once the Premier League campaign stalled by the coronavirus pandemic resumes, Wolverhampton Wanderers forward Diogo Jota said.

Liverpool great Dalglish out of hospital after positive coronavirus test 12 April 2020, 4:18 PM

Former Liverpool player and manager Kenny Dalglish, who tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19), has been released from hospital, British media reported on Sunday.

Martin-Braithwaite
Barca sign striker Braithwaite outside transfer window 21 February 2020, 1:26 AM

New Barcelona signing Martin Braithwaite admitted he was surprised to learn the Spanish champions wanted to bring him to the club but said he had always felt he could perform among European football's elite.

Barcelona's Lionel Messi
Late Messi goal gets Setien first win with Barca 20 January 2020, 5:34 AM

Barcelona may have a new coach but Lionel Messi remains their unquestionable talisman after guiding the Spanish champions to a nervy 1-0 win at home to Granada in La Liga on Sunday in Quique Setien's first game in charge of the club.

Luis Suarez
Barca striker Suarez faces knee surgery 12 January 2020, 6:32 AM

Barcelona forward Luis Suarez is set for a lengthy spell on the sidelines after the Spanish champions announced he is to undergo surgery to treat a knee problem.

Jody-Morris
Chelsea won’t let Giroud leave without replacement: Morris 4 January 2020, 7:57 AM

Chelsea will only allow striker Olivier Giroud to leave in the January transfer window if they can sign the right replacement for the Frenchman, assistant coach Jody Morris said on Friday.