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Natasha Tsichlas lauds appointment of Bennett, Siwela for Gabon 2017

Natasha Tsichlas lauds appointment of Bennett, Siwela for Gabon 2017

SAFA’s chair of the Technical Committee, Natasha Tsichlas has lauded the appointment of referee Daniel Bennett and assistant Zakhele Siwela to officiate at next year’s 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon as yet another sign that South Africa was producing world class officials. Bennett and Siwela are among the 38 referees and assistants who […]

Kroos primed for third world title bid

Kroos primed for third world title bid

Only five players have won the FIFA Club World Cup three times since the competition adopted its current format, all of them with Barcelona. This year, however, two Real Madrid players have the chance to join that select band: Cristiano Ronaldo and Toni Kroos. While the Portuguese was on the winning side when Manchester United […]

Auckland test for Japanese new boys

Auckland test for Japanese new boys

The opening match of the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016 pitches competition debutants and newly-crowned J.League winners Kashima Antlers against Auckland City, who owe their place in the competition to their sixth straight OFC Champions League triumph. The prize for the winner is a second round meeting with African champions Mamelodi Sundowns. The match […]

Rising Star Tau Beams at World Cup

Rising Star Tau Beams at World Cup

Mamelodi Sundowns Percy Tau has expressed enthusiasm in being the FIFA Club World Cup, rating it a highlight in his professional career. The rising star has racked up enough game time in both domestic and international campaigns to find himself a spot in Pitso Mosimane’s line-up and has delivered under the outspoken mentor to see […]

MBALULA PLEDGES SUPPORT TO MAMELODI SUNDOWNS 

MBALULA PLEDGES SUPPORT TO MAMELODI SUNDOWNS 

The Minister of Sport and Recreation South Africa Mr. Fikile Mbalula wishes Mamelodi Sundowns well on their FIFA Club World Cup journey in Japan. “The Mamelodi Sundowns team has proven beyond doubt that they are forces in the African continent. This is yet another opportunity for them to display to the world that there are […]

Sasol League National Championship in full swing

Sasol League National Championship in full swing

The South African under/20 men’s national team (Amajita) began their COSAFA Cup title defence in scintillating fashion when they hammered Lesotho 8-0 in their opening game at Moruleng Stadium in the North West Province on Wednesday evening. Playing some absorbing and total attacking football, Thabo Senong’s charges showed their intent that they want to retain […]

Goals galore on Day 1 of Sasol League National Champs

Goals galore on Day 1 of Sasol League National Champs

There were goals galore on the the first day of action at the 2016 Sasol League National Championships currently underway in Mosselbaai, Western Cape. The event is being held at the D’Almeida Stadium. In just three matches played on the opening day, an impressive 19 goals were scored, with City Lads Ladies of Eastern Cape […]