SAFA President mourns late Dick Nkuna

The Welkom-based Nkuna passed away last Saturday of heart problems and will be buried on Friday.  “I would like to convey my condolences on behalf of the South African Football Association to the Nkuna family, friends and the entire football family at the passing on of this football giant.  “Mr Nkuna was one of the […]

Victorious U20 arrive to warm welcome

Amajita walloped Ethiopia 2-0 in the first leg of the 2015 African Youth Championships qualifier at the National Stadium in Addis Ababa on Sunday.  Upon touching OR Tambo International Airport, the squad was met by SAFA President and the SASOL Banyana Banyana squad.  Amajita captain Ayabulela Maqgwaka was touched by the amount of support.  “It […]

Vladimir Vermezovic :Carling cup is a difficult tournament

Speaking at the event’s launch earlier today at FNB Stadium, Vermezovic insisted that his charges will be determined to put up a brave fight and reclaim the title they lost to perennial rivals Kaizer Chiefs last season. “Kaizer Chiefs won the last time and you know in Derbies, every player goes on the field determined […]

Vidic bows out in style

Despite taking an elbow from Saints striker Rickie Lambert in the face just before the home side went ahead on 28 minutes, Vidic carried on following treatment and proceeded to give a performance shot through with all the hallmarks of determination and skill he showed in his time at Old Trafford since his move from […]

CAF saddened by fans death, Hayatou reiterates action against violence

Hayatou said the African football fraternity was deeply saddened by the incident and reiterated the determination of the governing body of African football to combat all forms of violence in the game. Hayatou proffered CAF condolences to the families of the victims, FECOFA and wished those reported injured and receiving medical attention full recoveries. “I […]

The job is not done yet – Mashaba

Mashaba was speaking after a 2-0 victory over Ethiopia in a 2015 African Youth Championships qualifier played in Addis Ababa on Sunday, 11 May.  The second round first leg clash took place at the National Stadium.  Substitute Tshepo Chaine and Siyanda Ngubo scored the two goals in the 68th and 85th minutes respectively.  “I am […]

Pellegrini hails his record breaking champions

City are Barclays Premier League champions for the second time in three years after a comfortable 2-0 win over West Ham on the final day of the 2013/14 season. Vincent Kompany’s 49th minute strike was the 156th goal of a dazzling season which saw the great entertainers complete a league and Capital One Cup double. […]