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CAF's African Women Championships draw to be conducted in Ekurhuleni

By FOCUS REPORTER   The draw of CAF’s 7th African Women’s Championship (AWC) will be held in the city of Ekurhuleni on Tuesday, September 21. This year’s competition will be hosted by South Africa from October 29-November 14 at the venues still to be decided. The qualified teams are Guinea Equatorial, Cameroon, Nigeria, Ghana, Algeria, Mali, Tanzania and host […]

IT'S crunch time as top boxers lock-horns at the Eperors Palace

By ERIC PHIRI BOXING fanatics are in for an action galore when top boxers will be facing each other in a five-bout at Emperors Palace this Saturday, September 18. This tournament which has been organised by Emporors Palace, in association with Golden Gloves which features the hottest boxing talent is expected to be one of […]

Krol defend star midfielder, Teko Modise

By NAKAMPE LEKWADU ORLANDO Pirates head coach, Ruud Krol has defended the club’s off-form midfielder Teko Modise’s performace against Kaizer Chiefs during the Saturday night’s first leg match of the MTN Cup’ semifinal. Modise was contineously booed by the Pirates’ fans who also asked for his replacement due to his poor performnace during this match […]

NFD season off to a good start

By NAKAMPE LEKWADU THE National First Division clubs kicked-off their 2010/11 season with 15 goals being scored at various venues over the past weekend. In the coastal stream, the total of nine goals were scored in three matches with the match involving Witbank Spurs and Dynamos producing four goals. The match in eMalahleni’s Pumas Rugby […]

Letsoaka cry foul play after Amajimbos were booted out of championships

By FOCUS REPORTER THE technical director of SA Football Association, Serame “Meneer” Letsoaka has blamed the referee from Benin for the national Under-17’s away 2-0 defeat by Burkina Faso. Letsoaka who was the assistant coach to stand-in coach, Mandla Mazibuko said the referee’s decision during this second leg clash of the AYC qualifier at the […]

Amajimbos will survive the heat against Burkina Faso-Mazibuko

By FOCUS REPORTERNATIONAL Under-17 team, Amajimbos arrived safely in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso on Wednesday, September 8 for their second leg of African Youth Championship qualifier.Amajimbos take on Burkina Faso at the Ougadougou Stadium on Saturday, September 11 at 6pm in the match they have to win at all cost to stand a chance of making it […]

Public servants strike has affected school football competitions badly

By NAKAMPE LEKWADUTHE three weeks-long public servants strike has not only hit the country’s economy and services at schools and hospitals, but the South African Schools Football Association (Sasfa) has also felt the pinch.Sasfa, the custodians of schools football in the country is now facing a back-log of school tournaments and they are left with […]

Bantwana hopes for a consolation victory in the world cup

The South Africans bowed out of the competition following a 10 – 1 loss to a very strong German side on Wednesday, Sepetember 8 at the Dwight Yorke Stadium in Tobago.Bantwana take on Mexico on Tuesday, September 14 in Trinidad for their final group stage match. Kick off is at 3pm (9pm SA time).The Germans’ […]

Milo Championships to decide an overall winner

  By FOCUS REPORTER AFTER an exciting four months of playing in the Nestlé MILO Champions tournament, the field has finally been narrowed down to the top nine provincial schools from around South Africa, who will battle it out for the national title. With R100 000 at stake for the school which will emerge as […]

Sundowns on top of the log

By NAKAMPE LEKWADU Katlego “Killer” Mphela and Mabhudi Khenyeza’s goals each were enough to give Mamelodi Sundowns a deserving 2-0 away to Platinum Stars on Wednesday night. This Absa Premiership encounter in Phokeng’s Royal Bafokeng Stadium, Rustenburg started on a blastering pace with the Brazilians all over the home side, searching for an early lead […]