I was greatly looking forward to the start of the new DStv Premiership season – until news of a court case involving the league and Cape Town City emerged.
This is probably a jinx for the poor bastards, but what the hell. After their recent heroics in Birmingham, UK, don’t be surprised if the Blitzboks win the unique sevens treble of the Commonwealth Games, the World Sevens Series and the Sevens World Cup.
The impasse between Cape Town City and the PSL over a shirt sponsor could be resolved via Safa arbitration if the two parties do not find common ground.
Safa president Danny Jordaan says he will engage with the PSL to discuss the CAF Africa Super League, following the launch of the much-vaunted yet complex club competition this week.
Sundowns wiped the floor with Chiefs at Loftus, while the Springboks succumb to All Blacks intensity at Ellis Park
Banyana Banyana player Thembi Kgatlana has revealed that the injury she suffered in the middle of the Women’s Africa Cup of Nations in Morocco last month has ruled her out of action for a year.
It’s been almost a month since they lifted the Women’s Africa Cup of Nations (Wafcon) title on July 23. The triumph for Banyana Banyana in Morocco has already changed the lives of some of the national team’s players.
In a world saturated with despondent dysfunction, the sight of 11 players working as one to create gravity-defying displays of athleticism is inspirational.
Against the backdrop of majestic rock formations, ancient quiver tree forests and the mighty Orange River, 10 teams and their fanatical fans demonstrated that, through football, ordinary people achieve extraordinary things.
The Lions’ and Sharks’ Mexican standoff over Vincent Tshituka should come to an end this week, as the two parties are said to have reached an agreement that will see him get early release in return for a loan player for his soon-to-be old team.
England is the one team the Proteas have struggled against in test matches both at home and away over the past decade.
However, the current team – led by Dean Elgar – has a golden opportunity to turn the tide when the two teams engage in a three-match test that starts at Lord’s in London from Wednesday to Sunday.