Bafana to face Congo in Polokwane

The Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane will host South Africa's 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Congo Brazzaville, the SA Football Association (Safa) announced.  

Chiefs to overcome Pirates' attacking threat

Stuart Baxter says Kaizer Chiefs will have to overcome the difficult balancing act of eliminating Orlando Pirates' attacking threat.  

Khuzwayo is not Chiefs' weakest link: Tsepo Masilela

Kaizer Chiefs defender Tsepo Masilela has dismissed talk that stand-in goalkeeper Brilliant Khuzwayo is the team's 'weak link' and says he has confidence in the young shot-stopper.  

COMMENT: Jali's flava brings Bafana's groove back

HE has come of age and is playing classy football.  

Yeye accepts his international career could be over

Reneilwe Letsholonyane is accepting that his international career could be over.  

Mayweather rematch: action, drama and celebs - PHOTOS

Floyd Mayweather Jr. refused to allow Marcos Maidana to turn their rematch into a brawl, boxing masterfully to win a 12-round unanimous decision Saturday night in their welterweight title fight.  

Coaching or nothing for Cavin

CAVIN Johnson turned down a technical director role after it was agreed to terminate the coach's contract at Supersport United, in a hiring and firing saga that appears to have been an unusually expensive process for the normally frugal club.  

Mayweather to Maidana: Bring it on!

Unbeaten Floyd Mayweather was in typically bullish mood ahead of Saturday's world title rematch with Argentine slugger Marcos Maidana, declaring: "Line them up like bowling pins so I can knock them down."  

COMMENT: Mashaba focus on coaching

WE are all pundits in matters related to the beautiful game of football - and the sooner re-appointed Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba gets this into his mind the better.  

SA players don't respect Bafana jersey: Khoza

South African players lack the necessary respect for the national jersey and only have self-interest at heart, the country's football league chief Irvin Khoza said on.  

Magqwaka: Mashaba's the man

NEW Bafana Bafana recruit Ayabulela Magqwaka believes coach Shakes Mashaba should continue on the bold new path he has set out on regardless of the results of the current Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Sudan and Nigeria.  

Amajimbos coach aiming high

IF the football tide is turning, under-17 national team coach Molefi Ntseki won't want to be left behind.  

SA players don't respect Bafana jersey: Khoza

South African players lack the necessary respect for the national jersey and only have self-interest at heart, the country's football league chief Irvin Khoza said on.  

Boxing referees and judges KOd by low pay

IRKED boxing officials are planning to bring the sport to its knees in a protest intended to put the spotlight on the poor remuneration from Gauteng promoters.  

Meyiwa to captain Bafana Bafana

Orlando Pirates' goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa will captain Bafana Bafana for the first time.  

David Beckham in motorcycle crash

David Beckham crashed his motorcycle in Los Angeles.  

CAF rejects Rwanda's appeal

African football governing body CAF have rejected an appeal by Rwanda against their disqualification from the 2015 Cup of Nations qualifiers.  

Golf: Fashion hole in one

Golfers tend to be better dressed than other sports people. Thanks to the house rules that many golf clubs have, their members must follow a dress code.  

Mourinho's warning shot

IF the first games of the Barclays Premier League were a sign of things to come, then the football gods must be smiling.  

SA deserves a rainbow nation Bokke: Tutu

Anglican Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu says South Africa deserves to have a Springbok team representative of its rainbow nation, The Star reported .  

Meyiwa set to take over from Khune permanently

Goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa may permanently replace Itumeleng Khune in the Bafana squad.  

David Beckham in motorcycle crash

David Beckham crashed his motorcycle in Los Angeles.  

Shakes' Bafana pull no punches

BUOYED by an opening 3-0 away victory against Sudan, Shakes Mashaba's young Bafana Bafana will take the fight to Nigeria in their Group A Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at Cape Town Stadium on Wednesday night.  

African football crisis - Ebola and retired players

A deadly disease outbreak, fraud and cheating, and a player killed by his own fans. African football just can't shake its reputation for chaos.  

Small-town boy has big dreams for Bafana

BEING spotted in a rural area is near impossible in South African football.  

Baxter pleased with Chiefs performance

Kaizer Chiefs coach Stuart Baxter says his team has managed to grind out victories from unfancied positions, making the Soweto giants a difficult team to beat in the league.  

Barker may retire soon

CLIVE Barker could soon call it a day, but the former Bafana Bafana and current Mpumalanga Black Aces coach has no timeline in mind just yet.  

Bucs dish tough lesson

THE road to a fifth cup final in a row was not one that will be best remembered to have produced the best football, but Orlando Pirates deserved to party the night away for showing such consistency.  

Shakes names Bafana squad

Bafana Bafana team coach Shakes Mashaba named several surprises in his squad for the next two Caf Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches against Sudan and Nigeria.  

PSL teams raise the bar on the pitch

ASSUMING that the type of football dished out by PSL teams this past week is an indication of things to come, we are on the right track.  

Talent swept under the rug

DEAR Oupa Manyisa,  

Man U false start shows depth of malaise

Manchester United's momentum-sapping defeat by Swansea City on the Premier League's opening weekend suggested that new manager Louis van Gaal will not be able to revive the club's fortunes overnight.  

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