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Do you still remember Sizwe Motaung

South Africa has produced super talent in football over the years.The Bafana Bafana class of 96'has perhaps been our best ever team on the field. Defender of that 1996 team Sizwe Motaung (7 January 1970 – 16 August 2001) was a part of that team. He played for Jomo Cosmos then #Sundowns, St Gallen in France,CD Tenerife in #Spain, #Kaizer Chiefs and #Pirates, as well at international level.

  3 days ago ago
Do you still remember Sizwe Motaung

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Unexpected ||• PSG about to Part away with this two players

PSG has two Afcon champions on the "chopping block" Five stars, including a 2021 Africa Cup of Nations winning combination, have reportedly been placed up for sale by Paris Saint-Germain. The Premier League's West Ham United purchased goalkeeper Alphonse Areola from the French giants for £7.75 million (R150 million), according to Sky Sports.

  4 days ago ago
Unexpected ||• PSG about to Part away with this two players

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Egypt Legend Shehata Makes Bold Pitso Statement

Amazing previous Egypt lead trainer Hassan Shehata has hailed Pitso Mosimane as 'quite possibly of the best mentor's and opened up on howdy shock Al Ahly exit. Shehata, 74, is broadly viewed as perhaps of the best supervisor in African football history because of his adventures with the Egypt public group somewhere in the range of 2004 and 2011.

  11 days ago ago
Egypt Legend Shehata Makes Bold Pitso Statement

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Pitso Mosimane Sends Sadio Mane a Message, See What He Said

Former Al Ahly coach Pitso Mosimane has showered praise and respect to Senegal and former Liverpool ace Sadio Mane. Mane completed his transfer move to Bundesliga giants, Bayern Munich last week. Taking to social media, Mosimane said he has mad respect for the star. "Sadie Mane, Big Respect for you,” Pitso wrote.

  7 days ago ago
Pitso Mosimane Sends Sadio Mane a Message, See What He Said

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Orlando Pirates is in dilemma for parting ways with Gabadinho Mhango

Maybe Pirates should keep Gabadinho Mhango bagged a brace as Malawi started their Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign with a win, while Ghana dropped points on Sunday afternoon. Malawi began their Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign off to a positive start with a 2-1 win over Ethiopia.Orlando Pirates forward Gabadinho Mhango, who starred at last year's Afcon, opened the scoring on 10 minutes for the penalty spot.

  27 days ago ago
Orlando Pirates is in dilemma for parting ways with Gabadinho Mhango

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Mamelodi Sundowns Coach Defends Lakay's Performance in Bafana Game

In Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers, the South African senior national team was defeated by Morocco. Bafana failed to defend a one-goal advantage and ultimately lost the game by a score of 2-1 after the host team scored two goals in the second half. Lakay was pressured at the left back position by Achraf Hakimi, who produced a couple of crosses that were missed by his teammates.

  18 days ago ago
Mamelodi Sundowns Coach Defends Lakay's Performance in Bafana Game

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Caf Awards nominations for 2022

Riyad Mahrez, Mohamed Salah, and Sadio Mane of Bayern Munich have all been nominated to compete for the 2022 Caf Player of the Year honour. Salah of Liverpool would be hoping to win the trophy for the third time, but first he must get past Mahrez and Mane of Manchester City, who recently left Liverpool for Bayern Munich after the 2021–22 season.

  2 days ago ago
Caf Awards nominations for 2022

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Bafana’s Hlongwane Hopes For End To Scoring Curse

Bafana aggressor Bongokuhle Hlongwane is a man looking for his scoring contact, and the 21 year-old will expect to break an objective dry season against Morocco tomorrow that has endured very nearly a half year to the day. It was on December 7 last year that Hlongwane last hit the rear of the net in any shirt, the victor in a 3-2 win for Maritzburg United over Cape Town City.

  25 days ago ago
Bafana’s Hlongwane Hopes For End To Scoring Curse

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Confirmed || Kaizer Chiefs To Make Five [5] More Highly Rated Players Before Window Closes?

As the start of pre-season training draws near, Sa_Update has an idea of ​​the players Kaizer Chiefs will announce following a deal with their latest signing this week. So far, the Soweto giants have only officially confirmed the signatures of Ashley du Preez and Zitha Zwinika, but more announcements are expected in the coming weeks.

  18 days ago ago
Confirmed || Kaizer Chiefs To Make Five [5] More Highly Rated Players Before Window Closes?

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Pitso Mosimane can save Bafana. OPINION

The South African national soccer team Bafana Bafana is not performing well and yesterday they lost to Morocco in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers encounter. I honestly think our football is slowly but surely declining. The last time I watched Bafana Bafana play good football it was under the guidance of Shakes Mashaba.

  23 days ago ago
Pitso Mosimane can save Bafana. OPINION

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Orlando Pirates is in dilemma for parting ways with Gabadinho Mhango

Mhango scored twice as Malawi opened their Africa Cup of Nations qualification campaign with victory on Sunday, while Ghana lost ground. It was a promising start for Malawi's Africa Cup of Nations qualification campaign as they beat Ethiopia 2-1. Orlando Pirates forward Gabadinho Mhango opened the score from the penalty spot after just 10 minutes of play at the African Cup of Nations.

  26 days ago ago
Orlando Pirates is in dilemma for parting ways with Gabadinho Mhango

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Done Deal || New Downs Striker To Take Bench After Dumping Kaizer Chiefs' Offer?

The future of a very promising striker now lays in the hands of Mamelodi sundowns as their board contemplate on what to do with him. After recalling that Sundowns stole him away after Kaizer Chiefs showed interest, it will be a shame to see his career die on the bench when he could have been made a integer part of the new Kaizer Chiefs Sqaud.

  22 days ago ago
Done Deal || New Downs Striker To Take Bench After Dumping Kaizer Chiefs' Offer?

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Orlando Pirates legend at a loss over Gabadinho Mhango

Gabadinho Mhango's time at Orlando Pirates has left former striker Jerry Sikhosana scratching his head. Mhango and Peter Shalulile shared the Lesley Manyathela Golden Boot title, although he has been reduced to a supporting role in the last two seasons. Mhango was a revelation during the recent Africa Cup of Nations, hitting a spectacular goal for Malawi and reigniting hopes that his Orlando Pirates career would be revived.

  13 days ago ago
Orlando Pirates legend at a loss over Gabadinho Mhango

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(Opinion) Reason South Africa lost 2-1 to Morocco

In a clash between South Africa and Morocco at Prince Moulay Abdallah Stadium, Morocco walked away as winners. It was a Group K Africa Cup of Nations qualification match. There was a lot of expectations from the South African national team but they failed to deliver. Morocco was the best team on the night truth be told.

  22 days ago ago
(Opinion) Reason South Africa lost 2-1 to Morocco

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Breaking: Kaizer Chiefs table improved offer for top midfielder

Kaizer Chiefs have made a second bid for midfielder Yusuf Maart, according to SABC Sport, and will find out in the coming days whether the sum fits Sekhukhune United's assessment of their captain. According to reports, Babina Noko wants R10 million for Maart in order to keep one of their prized assets.

  27 days ago ago
Breaking: Kaizer Chiefs table improved offer for top midfielder

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Orlando Pirates Star Nominated For Individual Award

This season has been a huge success for the Buccaneers' Nigerian international star. The player, who joined the Pirates at the start of the season, has also established himself in the team's starting lineup. There were 31 appearances in all competitions for the Buccaneers this season, and he managed to bench the likes of Kwanda Mngonyama and Thulani Hlatshwayo.

  26 days ago ago
Orlando Pirates Star Nominated For Individual Award

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Today's news: Ivory coast's New coach lead the players to a good result

Africa Cup of Nations hosts Ivory Coast beat Zambia 3-1 at home on Friday to hand new train Jean-Louis Gasset a triumphing start to his tenure.The Ivorians are taking part withinside the qualifying competition no matter the reality that they are already confident a place withinside the 24-institution fit as hosts.

  28 days ago ago
Today's news: Ivory coast's New coach lead the players to a good result

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Coach Broos of Bafana ||• We didn't have enough players to face Brazil.

Coach Broos of Bafana Bafana: We didn't have enough players to face Brazil. After turning down invitations to play high-profile opponents, the Belgian and his team may potentially face Iran. Bafana Hugo Broos, the Bafana Bafana coach, has explained why the team was compelled to turn down offers from Brazil, Algeria, and Iraq for international friendly matches against South Africa.

  28 days ago ago
Coach Broos of Bafana ||• We didn't have enough players to face Brazil.

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Kaizer Chiefs lose TWO more players to North Africa?

Following the departure of nine Kaizer Chiefs players, including goalie coach Lee Baxter, a further two Glamour Boys will be moving to North Africa in the near future. The good news is that these two will definitely return to Naturena! On Wednesday, Bafana Bafana held a training session in Rabat, Morocco, ahead of their critical away 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Morocco on Thursday, June 9 at the Prince Moulay Abdellah Stadium.

  1 month ago ago
Kaizer Chiefs lose TWO more players to North Africa?

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As the Afcon qualifier draws near, Broos says that his critics are short sighted.

When the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers start in June, Bafana Bafana will play Morocco. Hugo Broos, the team's head coach, said that 23 people will go to North Africa for the Group K match. Broos says that he doesn't feel any pressure and that he thinks South Africa will make it to the Afcon next year.

  1 month ago ago
As the Afcon qualifier draws near, Broos says that his critics are short sighted.