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Cape derby promises fireworks

Time is ticking down to Friday night’s Cape derby between Ajax Cape Town and Santos, it promises to be an action-packed night in the Mother City. Both teams have shown good form in the league thus far – the Urban Warriors under Foppe de Haan have a 100% win record: three out if three, while […]

Tshabalala undergoes an MRI scan

By FOCUS REPORTER Bafana Bafana midfielder Siphiwe Tshabalala has undergone an MRI scan which confirmed a bruise but nothing too serious. Tshabalala was substituted on Sunday, October 10 after he was kicked on the left hip during Bafana Bafana’s 2012 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Sierra Leone in Freetown, Sierra Leone. The MRI scan […]

SABC and Safa apologise for the non broadcast of the Sierra Leone v Bafana match.

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) and the South African Football Association (SAFA), led by acting GCEO Robin Nicholson and SAFA President, Kirsten Nematandani respectively, convened a meeting today to discuss the failure to broadcast the Bafana Bafana vs Sierra Leone last week Sunday, October 10.  Both organisations explored the reasons that led to the failure […]


By: THABISILE MASIMULA THE LITTLEKIDSGOLF foundation is set to host yet another spectacular golfing tournament for the kids from in and around Gauteng and from other parts of South Africa. The Foundation was initiated in 2004 by parents from all over South Africa. Littlekidsgolf Marketing and Executive Committee member Belinda Stevens says that the Foundation […]

Banyana Banyana on an all-out focus approach at training in Stellenbosch

 Banyana Banyana are just four matches away from a place at the 2011 FIFA women’s World Cup to be held in Germany in June next year, and the 26-strong national provisional squad worked hard in the chilly conditions during training in Stellenbosch in the Western Cape today.  Following their 2-all draw in an international friendly […]

Celtic kiss Vodacom goodbye to answer MTN's call

By FOCUS REPORTER MTN South Africa is yet again setting the Premiership ablaze after adding Bloemfontein Celtic, popularly known as “Phunya Sele Sele” to its football stable and re-affirms its commitment to this country’s beautiful game. At the club’s football kit launch, MTN confirmed that it has signed a deal to sponsor local football giants, Bloemfontein Celtic […]

Chiefs coach will take it easy in the Telkom Knockout

By UNATHI MAKANDA   KAIZER Chiefs’ head coach, Vladimir Vermezovic says it is still early to talk about their chances to defend their Telkom Knockout title. Vermezovic was speaking to www.sports-focus.co.za after the mighty Amakhosi were drawn against AmaZulu in the competition dubbed More Fire.  M”Look we still have two or more league matches to […]

Super Falcons get off to a good start to their new season

By MITTAH NDLAMLENZE SAFA-Gauteng’ Sasol League defending champions, Palace Super Falcons started their title defense with a bang. This was after the Thembisa-based side won their first two league matches convincingly, a 5-1 over Winchester at home before they could turn the heat to Alexandra United with a 3-0 away. The star-studded Falcons who have been […]

Banyana take on Tanzania in the CAF's African Women Championships opener

By NAKAMPE LEKWADU BANYANA Banyana open their CAF’s African Women Championships (AWC) against Tanzania in Daveyton’s revamped Sinaba Stadium on October 31. The AWC which mark its seventh edition will be played in the city of Ekurhuleni’s two townships, Thembisa (Makhulong Stadium) and Daveyton (Sinaba) from October 31-November 14. Two teams which reaches the final will automatically qualify […]

Chiefs starts their Telkom Knockout title defense against AmaZulu

By FOCUS REPORTER KAIZER Chiefs eased a sigh of relieve after they avoided fellow big guns in the Telkom Knockout Cup. In what looked like an easy draw for them, the mighty Amakhosi will kick-start their title defense against against AmaZulu whom they have been drawn against during the colorful draw ceremony held in Sandton’ Summers Place on […]