The Diaspora Fan Club of Rayon Sport FC did their bit to ensure that their team was ready to take on Clube de Desportos da Costa do Sol of Mozambique.
The club was left frustrated when their opponents for their Caf Confederation Cup didn’t prepare a training ground for the traveling team in Maputo. However, the fans made sure that the team found a place to train.
Bafana Bafana head coach Stuart Baxter has welcomed the draw for the 2018 Cosafa senior men’s challenge and says unlike previous years, they will select the strongest team possible in their bid to win the trophy.
Nigerian football giants Enyimba played to a goalless draw with Bidvest Wits in a Caf Confederation Cup second leg first round match played at the UJ Esuene Stadium in Aba, Nigeria, on Wednesday afternoon.
Banyana Banyana were handed a cheque of R500 000 for winning the Cosafa women’s challenge cup last year, the same amount of money given to senior men’s team who win the men’s version of the tournament.
Kenya’s Gor Mahia play SuperSport United at the Lucas Moripe Stadium outside Pretoria on Wednesday in the return leg of the Caf Confederation Cup, holding a one-goal advantage from the first encounter.
With the best coach in the world, a sprinkling of the top players money can buy, including some from Africa, Manchester City on Sunday won the English Premier League, ironically without kicking a ball.
The SA Football Association (Safa) has hailed the action of referee Victor Gomes, who refused to be bribed ahead of an important Caf African Confederation Cup tie between Plateau United of Nigeria and Algeria’s USM Alger.
It was another disappointing day for SuperSport United after they lost 0-1 to Kenyan giants Gor Mahia in a CAF Confederation Cup play-off round, first leg game at the Machakos Stadium just south of Nairobi on Sunday afternoon.
Former Orlando Pirates keeper Fatau Dauda put in a brilliant performance to help Enyimba claim a 1-1 draw against South African champions Bidvest Wits in a Caf Confederation Cup play-off round first leg tie on Friday night.
Ethiopian debutants Wolaitta Dicha produced one of the Caf competitions biggest shocks when they eliminated Egyptian giants and five times African champions Zamalek from the first round, beating them 4-3 on penalties at El Salam stadium in Cairo on Sunday.