NATIONAL TEAMS

Moodley in the mood to spoil Diski Finale

Moodley in the mood to spoil Diski Finale

The final round of the MDC, dubbed the Diski Finale, sees the top four sides on the log within reach of winning a first title. Kaizer Chiefs Reserves sit in fifth just missing out on a chance of contesting for honours in the most hotly contested MDC season to date. “It’s been a good season, for me […]

MALI SECURE FIRST U-20 TITLE ON PENALTIES

MALI SECURE FIRST U-20 TITLE ON PENALTIES

Mali beat Senegal 3-2 on penalties to claim their maiden Total U-20 Africa Cup of Nations title following a 1-1 stalemate after extra time in Niamey. The Aiglons held their nerves in the pulsating shootouts to hand Senegal their third successive defeat in the final after losing 1-0 at home to Nigeria in 2015 and […]

Amajita to take on Nigeria in AFCON third place play-off

Amajita to take on Nigeria in AFCON third place play-off

South Africa’s National Under-20 (Amajita) head coach Thabo Senong says it was quite unfortunate that his side lost to Senegal in their U-20 Africa Cup of Nations semi-final clash at the Seyni Kouche Stadium, adding that they fought up until the final whistle. Amajita suffered a 1-0 defeat to the West Africans, following an unfortunate own-goal which […]

Big number of SA young players now plying trade overseas

Big number of SA young players now plying trade overseas

Following two consecutive World Cup qualifications by Thabo Senong’s U20 national team, the South African Football Association (SAFA)’s Vision 2022 is bearing fruits with several youngsters enjoying careers overseas – something that will have a huge benefit for Bafana Bafana in the near future. There are also female players playing overseas. “Recently, we have had a good number […]

Stuart Baxter, I will resign if we fail to Qualify

Stuart Baxter, I will resign if we fail to Qualify

Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter on Thursday, 7 February 2019 briefed members of the media on plans and challenges ahead of the crucial match against Libya on 22 March 2019 in Tunisia. The South Africa Senior Men’s National Team faces the North Africans needing only a draw to book their place in the 2019 AFCON championships […]

FLYING EAGLES HELD BY ORGANIZED AMAJITAS

FLYING EAGLES HELD BY ORGANIZED AMAJITAS

Nigeria’s Flying Eagles were held to a goalless stalemate in Group A by Thabo Senong’s organized Amajita’s in the second match day of the Total U-20 Africa Cup of Nations. The seven times champions came into Tuesday’s match knowing a win over South Africa who drew goalless against the hosts in the opening match of […]

We had two good opportunities that could have changed the match- Senong

We had two good opportunities that could have changed the match- Senong

Nigeria’s National Under-20 head coach, Paul Osahon Aigbogun, admitted that they came into their second CAF Africa Under-20 Cup of Nations Group A encounter against South Africa (Amajita) looking for a win. Aigbogun however, said good discipline in Amajita’s play derailed their ambitions of reaching the knockout stages of this continental tournament after two group games. “We actually came […]

Amajita ready for AFCON battle

Amajita ready for AFCON battle

Taking it one game at a time will play a key role in helping South Africa’s National Under-20 squad (Amajita) achieve their main objective in this year’s CAF Africa Under-20 Cup of Nations tournament. These are the words of Amajita head coach Thabo Senong, who made it very clear that his side’s intention is to reach the […]