We may not qualify for the 2022 World Cup but be patient: Hugo Broos

12 May 2021, 2:15 PM
Newly-appointed Bafana Bafana coach Hugo Broos would not put his head on the block on whether the South African national football team will qualify for the Fifa World Cup to be played in Qatar in 2022.
Weightlifter Hubbard poised to become first transgender Olympian 6 May 2021, 9:00 PM

New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard is on track to become the first transgender athlete to compete at an Olympics after meeting modified qualifying requirements for the Tokyo Games.

What Hugo Broos needs to know before he’s ‘bruised, battered or bossed’ 6 May 2021, 4:50 PM

Unbruised and clear in his thought, the first thing Hugo Broos needs to know is that he has just walked into a lion's den. In a lion’s den, you kill or you get killed.

CAF confirm second postponement for African World Cup qualifiers 6 May 2021, 3:03 PM

The group phase of the Africa's World Cup qualifiers that were due to start in June will now begin in September, the second time they have been postponed, the Confederation of African Football confirmed on Thursday.

Wales lock Jones named Lions captain for South Africa tour 6 May 2021, 1:41 PM

Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones, the most capped international rugby player in history, will skipper the British & Irish Lions on their tour of South Africa this year, the team announced on Thursday.

SAFA, Molefi Ntseki part ways 6 May 2021, 12:45 PM

The South African Football Association and former Bafana Bafana coach Molefi Ntseki have finally agreed to part ways amicably. 

“I am very proud of our boys”: AmaZulu FC President Sandile Zungu 6 May 2021, 11:30 AM

"I am very proud of our boys. I am so very proud of the technical team that worked so hard to deliver the performance and the outcomes," says AmaZulu FC President Sandile Zungu.

New Women’s Club World Cup “coming soon”: FIFA’s Infantino 6 May 2021, 9:00 AM

FIFA president Gianni Infantino says a new Women's Club World Cup is being planned as part of a plan to "revolutionise" the female game.

‘Unanimous decision’ on Hugo Broos: Danny Jordaan 5 May 2021, 2:08 PM

According to SAFA President Danny Jordaan, the decision to appoint Broos was a unanimous decision.

Breaking News: Hugo Broos named new Bafana Bafana coach 5 May 2021, 1:26 PM

The South African Football Association (SAFA) has named Hugo Broos as the new Bafana Bafana coach.

VIDEO: SAFA media briefing on Bafana Bafana coach developments 5 May 2021, 1:01 PM

The South African Football Association briefs media on the latest developments around the Bafana Bafana Coach.

SAFA expected to announce new Bafana Bafana coach on Wednesday afternoon 5 May 2021, 11:59 AM

The South African Football Association (SAFA) is expected to unveil the new Bafana Bafana coach on Wednesday afternoon.

Japan’s possible lockdown extension could affect Summer Olympics 5 May 2021, 8:10 AM

Japan says it is considering extending a coronavirus state of emergency in the capital, Tokyo and other major urban areas. The move could cast doubt on the planned Summer Olympics.

IPL’s foreign contingent to start returning home from India on Wednesday 4 May 2021, 6:25 PM

The Indian Premier League's (IPL) foreign contingents will start leaving for home from Wednesday, a senior Indian cricket board (BCCI) official has told Reuters, following the tournament's abrupt suspension due to the COVID-19 crisis in the country.

SAFA expected to unveil Belgian Hugo Broos as new Bafana Bafana coach 4 May 2021, 3:51 PM

The South African Football Association is expected to unveil Belgian Hugo Broos as the new Bafana Bafana coach on Wednesday. This will go against the popular belief that AmaZulu FC coach Benni Mcarthy is the right man for the job.

Battle royale ahead as Chippa United take on TTM in Nedbank Cup final 4 May 2021, 1:34 PM

A battle royale is expected when Chippa United take on Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila at the Free State Stadium for the Nedbank Cup this weekend. Winning the Nedbank Cup will be huge for the Gqeberha based Chilli Boys.

IPL T20 cricket tournament indefinitely suspended 4 May 2021, 10:38 AM

The Indian Premier League T20 cricket tournament has been suspended indefinitely due to the coronavirus crisis in the country.

Outlook positive for French Open and Tour, but caution needed – Minister 4 May 2021, 1:24 AM

The health situation in France has been improving slightly just ahead of two of the country's flagship sporting events, although late changes are still possible, Sports Minister Roxana Maracineanu said on Monday.

Man United to punish fans who committed criminal acts in protests 3 May 2021, 8:12 PM

Manchester United will punish fans who committed criminal acts during the protests on Sunday which led to the Premier League game against Liverpool being postponed, the club said on Monday.

IPL game postponed due to COVID-19 cases 3 May 2021, 1:55 PM

Monday's Indian Premier League (IPL) match had to be rescheduled after two players tested positive for COVID-19, raising doubts over the fate of this year's edition of the world's richest Twenty20 tournament.

Praveen Jayawickrama seals Sri Lanka’s dominant victory in test series against Bangladesh 3 May 2021, 12:20 PM

Sri Lankan left-arm spinner, Praveen Jayawickrama, returned stunning debut figures to seal a dominant victory for the home-side in the second and final cricket test against Bangladesh in Kandy.

Man United, Liverpool match postponed after fans storm pitch 3 May 2021, 4:26 AM

Manchester United's Premier League match against Liverpool was postponed on Sunday after United fans forced their way into the stadium and stormed the Old Trafford pitch to protest against the club's owners - the Glazer family.

Ronaldo saves Juventus blushes as late double downs Udinese 2 May 2021, 9:09 PM

Two late goals from Cristiano Ronaldo earned Juventus a 2-1 comeback win against Udinese on Sunday to give the Turin club a precious three points in the Serie A top-four race.

Sundowns back at the top of the log, unseat AmaZulu 2 May 2021, 8:09 PM

Mamelodi Sundowns are back at the top of the DSTV Premiership log following a 3-0 win away against Orlando Pirates at the Orlando stadium in Soweto.  

Motor racing-Hamilton wins in Portugal to stretch F1 lead 2 May 2021, 6:22 PM

Seven-time world champion Lewis Hamilton won the Portuguese Grand Prix for Mercedes on Sunday to stretch his Formula One lead over Red Bull's Max Verstappen to eight points after three races.

Protesting Man United fans break into Old Trafford and invade pitch ahead of Liverpool match 2 May 2021, 5:07 PM

Manchester United fans protesting against the Glazer family's ownership of the club stormed into their Old Trafford stadium and gathered on the pitch ahead of Sunday's Premier League game against Liverpool.

Miller cruises to Spanish GP win in Ducati one-two 2 May 2021, 3:22 PM

Ducati's Jack Miller edged out team mate Francesco Bagnaia to claim only his second MotoGP victory at the Spanish Grand Prix in Jerez on Sunday.

Safa cautions against jumping the gun as rumours swirl over new Bafana coach 2 May 2021, 1:50 PM

The South African Football Association (Safa) has distanced itself from media speculations linking AmaZulu coach, Benni McCarthy, to the Bafana Bafana job.

Solskjaer hopes Man Utd resurgence can convince Pogba, Cavani to stay 2 May 2021, 12:51 PM

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said he hopes the club's progress this season will convince French midfielder Paul Pogba and Uruguayan striker Edinson Cavani to extend their stay at Old Trafford. 

Under close supervision, Tokyo welcomes foreign divers to test event 2 May 2021, 8:38 AM

Diving and volleyball on Saturday became the first Olympic test events to include international athletes since such competitions resumed last month, as both began under close supervision in Tokyo.

PSG move provisionally top of Ligue 1 with Lens win 1 May 2021, 8:01 PM

Paris St Germain went top of the Ligue 1 standings, at least provisionally, after Neymar scored and set up another goal in a 2-1 home win against RC Lens on Saturday.