Though they enjoyed a four-match unbeaten run that has yielded 10 points out of 12 when they beat Baroka FC 3-1 this past weekend, Bidvest Wits coach Gavin Hunt pins their failure to win their second Absa Premiership title in three seasons to their poor results in the second half of the campaign.
Mamelodi Sundowns coach, Pitso Mosimane, has likened star winger Themba Zwane to Spanish great Andres Iniesta and hopes he can help clinch a Confederation of African Football (CAF) Champions League final place this Saturday.
Egypt striker Mohamed Salah was voted as the African Footballer of the Year for the second successive year at the Confederation of African Football’s awards ceremony in Dakar on Tuesday.
It took Bidvest Wits FC 96 years to become South African champions for the first time, and now they are on course to win a second title just two seasons later.
An Africa Cup of Nations with new dates and an expanded 24-team line-up will take centre stage this year in the continent, but the hosts have still to be decided.
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.
Egypt’s Al Ahly are clear favourites to extend their record streak of African club competition titles when they take a 3-1 lead over Esperance into their Champions League final second leg in Tunisia on Friday after a drama-filled build-up.
Polokwane City surprised Bidvest Wits with 1-0 on Friday.
Chippa United has expressed interest in signing Bidvest Wits player Daine Klate for the next season.
The last time Egypt played in the FIFA World Cup, Mohamed Salah was not born yet. In fact, it would still take two years before the in-form goal poacher would be born. He was instrumental in Egypt’s qualification for the World Cup finishing as the top goalscorer and going on to be named the CAF […]