Augusto Palacios on Tata Mandela

“To me, the death of this icon has robbed me of the greatest inspiration to have lived on this universe. “When I was appointed Bafana Bafana coach late in 1992 after we were massacred by Zimbabwe (4-1) and Nigeria (4-0); my first assignment was the return leg against the Super Eagles in January 1993 at […]

Jomo says Madiba was like biblical spiritual leaders

“I know some will consider this as profane but this is my honest opinion. This man was Africa’s Jesus Christ,” said Sono of the late Tata Mandela. The former Orlando Pirates striker who was popularly known as Trouble Maker during his heydays said Mandela might have been born of an ordinary human being but God […]

PSL postpones Absa Premiership, NFD fixtures this week

This affects Absa Premiership, National First Division and NFD Qualification Competition fixtures until 15 December 2013. The PSL CEO, Brand de Villiers said: “Stadiums that were going to host some of our fixtures have been confirmed as venues to host memorial services and other gatherings to pay special respect to Madiba. We therefore took a […]

Freese to have contract talks today

Freese, who took Stars to their second trophy of the season on Saturday, is still Dikwena’s caretaker coach. Following Cavin Johnson’s departure from the club, Freese took over, and despite winning the MTN8 earlier this campaign, he wasn’t awarded the job on a full-time basis. The former Dikwena development coach, though, confirmed on Saturday, following Stars’ 2-1 […]

De Sa in search of a striker

The Sea Robbers suffered their third cup final defeat of the campaign over the past weekend and when asked why he hadn’t opted to play two strikers up front, de Sa explained that he normally plays with three strikers, even if it may look like Lennox Bacela occupies a lone role. “We usually try and […]