Jabu goes from pitch to TV glitz

RETIRED soccer star Jabu Mahlangu has graduated from the field to the studio after being appointed one of the analysts on SuperSport.  

OJ settles nicely at Usuthu

NO matter how many times controversial defender Mbulelo Mabizela messes up, he always finds a club to rescue him.  

Rhoo's fix on banging goals

DANIEL "Rhoo" Ramarutsi knew he wanted to be a top class footballer and an equally lauded motor mechanic.  

Bobby Motaung optimistic that Khune will stay at Chiefs

Kaizer Chiefs football manager Bobby Motaung remains optimistic that captain Itumeleng Khune will sign a new contract before the end of the week.  

Mbulelo Mabizela given a lifeline by AmaZulu

Mbulelo Mabizela believes AmaZulu will not be relegated at the end of the season.  

Win or bust for Bafana against Ghana

"AVERAGE at best. Always, since 1992." One comment from a disgruntled Bafana supporter caught the eye not long after the final whistle had sounded in South Africa's 1-1 draw against Senegal in their second match of the Africa Cup of Nations in Group C on Friday night.  

Strikers too shy to bang in goals at this Afcon

THE first round of Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) matches has been marked by a string of draws and low scores, a far cry from the opening fixtures of the World Cup in Brazil, where it rained goals.  

Brilliant lets chance slip

KAIZER Chiefs goalkeeper Brilliant Khuzwayo was supposed to take over the No1 jersey from demoted rival Darren Keet when Bafana Bafana faced Senegal in the Africa Cup of Nations group match on Friday night.  

Malians rue loss of lead

MALI coach Henryk Kasperczak could not hide his disappointment after seeing his team once again throw away a lead at the Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea last night.  

Rantie vows to take penalties again

Tokelo Rantie says he would have no qualms taking another penalty if another opportunity arises during the Africa Cup of Nations.  

Legends see Bafana going the distance

IS this the year Bafana Bafana shine and end years of misery?  

Coaches to watch at Afcon 2015

Coaches play crucial roles in any team's bid for success at the Africa Cup of Nations.  

Mbalula off to Equatorial Guinea to support Bafana

Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula will travel to Equatorial Guinea on to support Bafana Bafana in the group stages of the Africa Cup of Nations tournament which kicked off over the weekend.  

Shakes "Shaking" the language issue at Afcon

Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba preferred to speak Zulu during his press conference ahead of his side's Africa Cup of Nations opener.  

Dean Furman to captain Bafana's opening match

Dean Furman has been handed the captain's armband for Bafana Bafana's opening Africa Cup of Nations fixture against Algeria in Mongomo, Equatorial Guinea.  

Why PSL's finest fall into poverty trap

PEER pressure runs deep in South African football and it is no surprise that players allow money that should be invested to burn a hole in their pockets.  

Cristiano Ronaldo splits with girlfriend

Football star Cristiano Ronaldo is now officially back on the market.  

'Transfer-window could derail Chiefs'

Former footballer David Kannemeyer says transfer-window developments at Naturena have the potential of derailing Kaizer Chiefs' title challenge and are playing into the hands of Mamelodi Sundowns.  

Ronaldo looking to edge out Messi with 3rd Ballon d'Or

Portuguese and Real Madrid great Cristiano Ronaldo won his third Ballon d'Or at the FIFA ceremony in Zurich to edge within one of his eternal rival Barcelona's Argentinian magician Lionel Messi.  

Khune back on Kaizer chief’s starting XI

Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper, Itumeleng Khune, is back in the Amakhosi starting XI.  

Boxing fans looking forward to the return of sport on telly

THE local fight fraternity will rub its hands with glee in anticipation of the return of the sport to the SABC after a four-year blackout, but South African boxers will continue doing what comes naturally in some super bouts this year.  

Bafana has revenge on their minds against Mali

Bafana Bafana might have revenge on their minds when they tackle Mali in Libreville, Gabon tonight.  

Bafana Bafana beats Mali 3 - 0

Bafana Bafana has beats Mali 3 - 0.  

Unshakeable will to triumph

BAFANA Bafana this week boarded a plane headed north into Africa to the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) for the first time in seven years, with Shakes Mashaba piloting theirs and the nation's aspirations.  

Tiger Woods loses a front tooth

Tiger Woods lost a front tooth after being hit in the face by a video camera while watching girlfriend Lindsey Vonn take a record 63rd World Cup Alpine ski win in Italy.  

Bafana focus on the prize

THERE has been no mention of Maseru to Moscow in the Bafana Bafana camp lately, defender Anele Ngcongca revealed.  

Algeria clobbers Bafana Bafana

Football is not played on paper. Algeria arrived at the Africa Cup of Nations as favourites, but had to prove it on the pitch.  

Bifouma steals one for Congo

CONGO striker Thievy Bifouma grabbed a late equaliser in a 1-1 draw to deny hosts Equatorial Guinea a rousing start to the African Nations Cup finals at the Estadio de Bata yesterday.  

Afcon success will cap heady month for Keet

THIS month could be perhaps Darren Keet's biggest month of his life, and not just because he's Bafana Bafana's No1 goalkeeper at the Africa Cup of Nations.  

Let the Afcon games begin

THE 30th edition of the Africa Cup of Nations will kick off on Saturday in Equatorial Guinea and for the first time in many years, nations from the southern African region will be considered as some of the chief threats by their peers.  

Oupa Manyisa moving to Sundowns

Midfielder Oupa Manyisa is set to join Mamelodi Sundowns.  

Sweet victory for captain Jali

Wearing the captain's armband for the first time in his career, Andile Jali said the privilege was made even sweeter after Bafana Bafana enjoyed a 3-0 victory over Mali in Libreville, Gabon, on Wednesday.  

Chiefs won't be bullied by Khune: Motaung

Kaizer Chiefs' Bobby Motaung says the club would not be bullied into offering goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune a new bumper contract that does not meet their strict budget requirements.  

Bafana clinch a draw against Cameroon (1-1)

South Africa produced an inspired performance in the second half to earn a 1-1 draw against Cameroon in the Gabonese capital of Libreville as they continue preparations for the Africa Cup of Nations 2015.  

Yaya Toure African Player of Year again

Manchester City and Ivory Coast midfield star Yaya Toure on Thursday became the first player to win four successive African Footballer of the Year awards.  

I was sabotaged because I'm black: Roger Sikhakhane

Axed Chippa United coach Roger Sikhakhane launched a scathing attack on the club following his sacking and said he was sabotaged because of the colour of his skin.  

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