Editor's Blog 10.1.2017 09:46 am

Fond memories of the Cup of Nations

On Friday, all being well, I will jet off to cover a seventh Africa Cup of Nations.

These tournaments carry with them some of my fondest footballing memories, both on and off the field.

Fond memories of the Cup of Nations
Fond memories of the Cup of Nations

Fond memories of the Cup of Nations

On Friday, all being well, I will jet off to cover a seventh Africa Cup of Nations.

Tinkler shows why he is hot property
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Tinkler shows why he is hot property

It was a pity there were not more fans at Peter Mokaba Stadium on Saturday for the Telkom Knockout final.
Tinkler is working his magic with City
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Tinkler is working his magic with City

Cape Town City are the unlikely championship challengers that refuse to go away.
Downs really in a league of their own
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Downs really in a league of their own

Just when you think Mamelodi Sundowns are about to collapse, screaming at the top of their lungs “TOO MUCH FOOTBALL!”, they bounce back stronger than ever.
Mashaba: Jordaan likely to get his way
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Mashaba: Jordaan likely to get his way

Only the South African Football Association could turn a victory over a top-tier African team into a crisis in a matter of hours.
Can history repeat itself in Polokwane?
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Can history repeat itself in Polokwane?

I had the privilege of being in the old Peter Mokaba Stadium in 2003, when a young Didier Drogba left the field in an extremely grumpy mood, as Shakes Mashaba’s Bafana Bafana vanquished a star-studded Ivory Coast to take a giant leap down the road to the 2004 Africa Cup of Nations in Tunisia.
No rain, no deluge of goals in bore draw
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No rain, no deluge of goals in bore draw

A heatwave has hit Johannesburg, mosquitoes emerging in hordes from their hiding places, the air too thick to breathe in with comfort and the city desperate for a deluge of rain. The FNB Stadium was left desperate for a deluge of goals on Saturday afternoon, as Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates played out a stultifying […]
Job is not done yet
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Job is not done yet

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Face it, Bafana are just not good enough
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Face it, Bafana are just not good enough

Another qualification campaign begins for Bafana Bafana this weekend, with a modicum of hype almost certain to end in utter disappointment.
PSL pile pressure on the Brazilians
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PSL pile pressure on the Brazilians

There has been a lot of talk of late about how unfairly Mamelodi Sundowns are being treated by the Premier Soccer League in their bid to win the 2016 Caf Champions League.
Tread warily, Danny Jordaan
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Tread warily, Danny Jordaan

Danny Jordaan has, in recent times, seemed a bit of a distant South African Football Association president.
Premiership lift-off
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Premiership lift-off

Here we go again. The pursuit of Mamelodi Sundowns’ Absa Premiership crown begins today, with pretty-much all teams actually able to get a head start on Pitso Mosimane’s side, who are busy on Champions League duty.

poll

results

Arrows 0-2 Chiefs
Pirates 1-2 Celtic
Maritzburg 1-1 Wits
Highlands P 2-2 P Stars

fixtures

Chiefs vs FS Stars
Wits vs Ajax CT
CT City vs Highlands P
P Stars vs Pirates

psl log

# Team GP Pts
1 Bidvest Wits 13 25
2 Cape Town City 14 25
3 Kaizer Chiefs 15 24
3 SuperSport United 13 22
5 Polokwane City 14 21
6 Arrows 14 20
7 Maritzburg Utd 15 19
8 Orlando Pirates 13 18
9 Sundowns 8 16
10 Chippa United 13 16
11 Ajax Cape Town 14 15
12 Bloem Celtic 14 15
13 Platinum Stars 14 14
14 Highlands Park 15 13
15 Baroka FC 14 12
16 Free State Stars 14 11