From politics to economics, sports to lifestyle, 2018 hardly gave anyone a moment to catch their breath as it sped from one jaw-dropping moment to the next.
2018 has not been a year without its sporting drama. From the Makhaya Ntini and Morne Morkel resignations in cricket, to the Australian ball tampering scandal; from Usain Bolt’s attempts to play professional football to Semenya-IAAF gender saga, there was as much action on and off the field.
South African Football Association president, Danny Jordaan, has confirmed that they are ready to host the 2019 edition of the Africa Cup of Nations if they win the bid to host the tournament.
Calls are mounting for female soccer players to get the same remuneration as their male counterparts in South Africa.
Nigeria are the champions of 2018 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations. They defeated South African 4-3 on penalties in the Ghanaian capital, Accra on Saturday afternoon.
Orlando Pirates striker Lyle Foster is set to join France outfit Monaco FC next season. Foster has signed all the paperwork and the club was just waiting for him to turn 18 years old.
National soccer body the South African Football Association (SAFA)has apologised to the public for not being able to watch yesterday afternoon’s Bafana Bafana – Nigerian African Cup of Nations qualifier.
Caster Semenya was the big winner at the South African Sports Awards held in Bloemfontein on Sunday night.
The South African national Under 17 women’s soccer team coach, Simphiwe Dludlu, has named 21 players for the Junior Fifa World Cup in Uruguay next month.