African News 1.6.2017 01:23 pm

Sundowns want to shed ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ tag

Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa enter matchday 3 of the Caf Champions League this week desperate to ditch the “Jekyll and Hyde” form that has marred their title defence.

The Pretoria outfit host fellow Group D leaders Esperance of Tunisia, reigniting after 17 years a rivalry that saw each club win once and draw twice in successive group campaigns.

Sundowns want to shed ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ tag
Sundowns want to shed ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ tag

Sundowns want to shed ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ tag

Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa enter matchday 3 of the Caf Champions League this week desperate to ditch the “Jekyll and Hyde” form that has marred their title defence.

Cisneros’ late strike sinks Senegal
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Cisneros’ late strike sinks Senegal

Substitute Ronaldo Cisneros came off the bench to score the winning goal in the 89th minute in Mexico’s 1-0 victory over ten-man Senegal in the Round of 16 at the Fifa U20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017.
Nigeria drop Moses for Bafana Bafana clash
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Nigeria drop Moses for Bafana Bafana clash

Nigeria have left out Chelsea star Victor Moses from their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa next month.
Zambia reach World Cup last eight
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Zambia reach World Cup last eight

Zambia survived a heart-stopping encounter to see off Germany 4-3 after extra-time to progress to their first Fifa Under-20 World Cup quarter-final.
SA proud to host Cosafa Cup – Jordaan
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SA proud to host Cosafa Cup – Jordaan

South African Football Association (Safa) president Danny Jordaan says the country is proud to host the 2017 Cosafa Castle Cup.
Kinshasa cauldron awaits struggling Sundowns
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Kinshasa cauldron awaits struggling Sundowns

One of the last places in Africa any coach wants to take a struggling side is the Stade des Martyrs in Democratic Republic of Congo capital Kinshasa.
Blow by blow: CF Mounana vs SuperSport United
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Blow by blow: CF Mounana vs SuperSport United

Hello and welcome to Phakaaathi’s live reporting of the Caf Confederation Cup group match between CF Mounana and SuperSport United at Stade D’Angondje in Libreville.
Zambia edge Portugal in World Cup opener
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Zambia edge Portugal in World Cup opener

Zambia came out on top in an intriguing tussle with Portugal to get the edge in FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 Group C.
Wilmots recalls Kalou, Doumbia for Ivory Coast
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Wilmots recalls Kalou, Doumbia for Ivory Coast

New Ivory Coast coach Marc Wilmots on Thursday tempted Salomon Kalou out of international retirement and recalled fellow striker Seydou Doumbia in a 27-man squad to face the Netherlands and Guinea next month.
Blow by blow: Platinum Stars vs MC Alger
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Blow by blow: Platinum Stars vs MC Alger

Hello and welcome to Phakaaathi’s live reporting of the Caf Confederation Cup match between Platinum Stars and MC Alger at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium.
Caf choose two vice-presidents
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Caf choose two vice-presidents

Kwesi Nyantakyi of Ghana and Constant Omari Selemani of the Democratic Republic of Congo have been chosen as CAF vice-presidents, the African football body said Tuesday.
Nigerian skipper set to miss Bafana clash
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Nigerian skipper set to miss Bafana clash

News coming out of Nigeria is that Super Eagles’ captain John Mikel Obi looks set to miss the African Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier against Bafana Bafana because of an injury.

results

Chiefs 1-0 Wits
Sundows 2-2 Highlands
Arrows 2-1 Pirates

fixtures

psl log

# Team GP Pts
1 Bidvest Wits 30 60
2 Sundowns 30 57
3 Cape Town City 30 55
4 Kaizer Chiefs 30 50
5 SuperSport United 30 48
6 Polokwane City 30 43
7 Maritzburg Utd 30 38
8 Arrows 30 38
9 Platinum Stars 30 37
10 Ajax Cape Town 30 36
11 Orlando Pirates 30 33
12 Bloemfontein Celtic 30 29
13 Chippa United 30 28
14 Free State Stars 30 28
15 Baroka FC 30 28
16 Highlands Park 30 27

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