Jali: Bafana must dictate terms in Ethiopia

“We have to be in Brazil next year, so the guys must fight hard in Ethiopia,” Jali told Orlandopiratesfc.com. “It is not going to be easy but I think the guys are fired up. They want to win and despite playing away from home, I strongly believe the team can cause an upset. Oupa (Manyisa), […]

Amanda Dlamini wants to inspire youth through football

“I want to use this opportunity to inspire the youth to realise their dreams. That is how I want to be remembered,” said the former Banyana Banyana captain. The roving midfielder is involved in the development of girls through her budding community building institute, The Amanda Dlamini Girl’s Foundation. The foundation focuses on empowering young […]

Knysna gears itself for the Thabo September U16 Tournament

The Thabo September U16, which features 16 teams from the Knynsa, George, Mosel Bay and surrounding areas in the Southern-Western Cape, will be played between 22 and 23 June 2013 at the Lorie Park Stadium in Knysna.  The tournament is the brainchild of the SuperSport United defender, Thabo September who hails from the same area. […]

Egyptian officials for Bafana

Gordon Igesund’s men face Ethiopia in Addis Ababa on Sunday, knowing that a win will put them in pole position going into the final match at home to Botswana. The referee for the game is Farouk Mahmoud Mohamed, and he will be assisted by Degaish Ayman and Abo El Sadat Bedyer Tahssen. Bahou Mahmoud will […]

Rosina to represent SA at MUPC World Finals 2013 in Manchester, UK

The thrilling finish sees Rosina lift the trophy for the first time in the tournament’s history and will go on to represent South Africa at the World Finals being held in Manchester, United Kingdom in August this year.  Bafana Bafana player and Nike athlete, Siboniso Gaxa attended the finals and went on to say, “it […]


Moeng and Mbatha were amongst millions of South Africans who cast votes in the Carling Black Label cup, which offers fans the unique opportunity to select the tournament’s starting line-up for Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs. But their passion and dedication for the game got them more than that- being selected as the 2012 “Champion […]

Tshabalala remembers 11 June 2010 as THE SHABBA DAY

Tshabalala is currently in camp with Bafana Bafana in Yaoundé, Cameroon where the team is preparing for the crucial World Cup qualifying match against Ethiopia in Addis Ababa on Sunday, 16 June. “It is a special day indeed as it marks exactly three years since I played my first World Cup tournament; the first ever […]

PSL fined soccer hooligans

In move that is a major victory against hooliganism at football matches, the Durban Magistrate Court found Velaphi Mkhwanazi guilty of invading the pitch and assaulting Mfiki. Mkhwanazi was sentenced to a R2 500 fine or 60 days in – prison for common assault and R1 000 fine or 30 days for breaching the Safety at Sports […]

adidas Nitrocharge review: an excellent boot to help drive the Engine

The adidas Nitrocharge is an all around fantastic boot. It is supremely comfortable and does the job that it set out to do with aplomb. The technology serves a purpose (rather than being a gimmick) and it looks spectacular   Upper: Super strong protection mesh layer concept in rearfoot area for high protection Inlay: Pre-molded […]

PSL Disciplinary Committee Update

Black Leopards: Charged with contravening the Football Manual after they failed to submit team sheets on time before their fixture against Platinum Stars at Giyani Stadium on 18 March 2013. Golden Arrows: Charged with contravening the Football Manual after they failed to submit their team sheets on time before their fixture against AmaZulu at the […]