African Soccer 22.11.2017 03:30 pm

Five football-related things you didn’t know about Mugabe

Robert Mugabe resigned as president of Zimbabwe on Tuesday, bringing an end to 37 years of his rule and sparking jubilant celebrations on the nation’s streets.

While many viewed Mugabe as a dictator, there was a side of him that was not known by many, that of a football fan.

Five football-related things you didn’t know about Mugabe
Five football-related things you didn’t know about Mugabe

Five football-related things you didn’t know about Mugabe

Robert Mugabe resigned as president of Zimbabwe on Tuesday, bringing an end to 37 years of his rule and sparking jubilant celebrations on the nation’s streets.

Mosimane backs SuperSport in Confederation Cup final
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Mosimane backs SuperSport in Confederation Cup final

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane has lent his support to SuperSport United in their bid to win the 2017 Caf Confederation Cup.
Pirates legend warns SuperSport ahead of TP Mazembe clash
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Pirates legend warns SuperSport ahead of TP Mazembe clash

Former Orlando Pirates captain Edward ‘Magents’ Motale has warned SuperSport United ahead of the second-leg of the Caf Confederation Cup final against TP Mazembe at the Lucas Moripe Stadium on Saturday.
Tinkler happy with crucial away goal
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Tinkler happy with crucial away goal

SuperSport United coach Eric Tinkler is pleased with his side’s effort despite their 2-1 loss to Congolese giants TP Mazembe in the first-leg of the Caf Confederation Cup final.
Supersport go down to Mazembe in Confed Cup final first leg
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Supersport go down to Mazembe in Confed Cup final first leg

SuperSport United went down 2-1 to defending champions TP Mazembe in the Caf Confederation Cup final first leg match, played at the State TP Mazembe in Lubumbashi on Sunday afternoon.
Tefu can do the job – Tinkler
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Tefu can do the job – Tinkler

Eric Tinkler has shown a lot of faith in former Kaizer Chiefs stalwart defender Tefu Mashamaite ahead of the Caf Confederation Cup first-leg final against TP Mazembe on Sunday.
Away goal key for SuperSport
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Away goal key for SuperSport

Eric Tinkler is largely concerned about his SuperSport United side coming out of Lubumbashi with an away goal this Sunday, as they take on TP Mazembe in the first leg of the Caf Confederation Cup final.
Players have to step up – Tinkler
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Players have to step up – Tinkler

SuperSport United coach Eric Tinkler has told his players to shift up a gear as they prepare to face TP Mazembe in the Caf Confederation Cup first-leg final on Sunday.
Mashamaite calm ahead of Caf Confed Cup final
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Mashamaite calm ahead of Caf Confed Cup final

Veteran centre-back Tefu Mashamaite is set to start for SuperSport United as the club prepares for the Caf Confederation Cup first-leg final against TP Mazembe in Lubumbashi on Sunday.
Tinkler hopes his men return with a clean bill of health
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Tinkler hopes his men return with a clean bill of health

Eric Tinkler has admitted he would prefer to already have a full complement of players to prepare for SuperSport United’s Caf Confederation Cup final first-leg clash away to TP Mazembe of the Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday.
Moroccan World Cup celebrations turn violent in Brussels
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Moroccan World Cup celebrations turn violent in Brussels

Celebrations turned violent in central Brussels on Saturday, minutes after the qualification of the Moroccan national football team for the next World Cup in Russia, police told Belga news agency.
Live report: South Africa vs Senegal
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Live report: South Africa vs Senegal

Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter believes his side have some stiff odds to overcome if they are to reach the 2018 World Cup in Russia, although it is possible if they beat Senegal twice.
Mouth-watering ties after Under-20 Cosafa Cup draw
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Mouth-watering ties after Under-20 Cosafa Cup draw

Hosts and holders Zambia will have to contend with a tricky first round group at the 2017 COSAFA Under-20 Championships after the draw for the pool stage was conducted in Johannesburg on Thursday.
Fit Mane a threat to Bafana
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Fit Mane a threat to Bafana

For Senegal’s best player to be fit and firing again is not exactly the best news for Bafana Bafana fans ahead of two key 2018 Fifa World Cup qualifiers.
Wydad beat Ahly to clinch Caf Champions League
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Wydad beat Ahly to clinch Caf Champions League

Wydad Casablanca of Morocco became African champions for a second time when they defeated Al Ahly of Egypt 1-0 Saturday in the second leg of the CAF Champions League final.
Caf nominee wants to leave a legacy
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Caf nominee wants to leave a legacy

It is no fluke that SuperSport United captain Dean Furman has been named on the list of nominees for the African Player-of-the-Year based in Africa.
SA-based stars nominated for Caf African Player of the Year Award
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SA-based stars nominated for Caf African Player of the Year Award

SuperSport United’s Jeremy Brockie and Dean Furman, along with Mamelodi Sundowns’ Percy Tau and Denis Onyango, have been nominated for the 2017 Caf African Player of the Year Award for those players based on the continent of Africa.
Tinkler dreads another Caf heartbreak
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Tinkler dreads another Caf heartbreak

SuperSport United coach Eric Tinkler does not want to finish second best in the Caf Confederation Cup again.
Safa congratulates SuperSport
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Safa congratulates SuperSport

The SA Football Association (Safa) has congratulated SuperSport United for reaching the final of the 2017 Caf Confederations Cup.
We still have a big mountain to climb – Gould
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We still have a big mountain to climb – Gould

SuperSport United defender Morgan Gould is under no illusion about the task facing Matsatstansa in the final of the Caf Confederation Cup.
Tinkler fancies United’s chances against TP Mazembe
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Tinkler fancies United’s chances against TP Mazembe

When SuperSport United go head-to-head with Congolese giants TP Mazembe in the Caf Confederation Cup final, Eric Tinkler says he will stick to the same strategy that saw them outclass Tunisian heavyweights Club Africain to reach their maiden continental final.
SuperSport through to Caf Confed Cup final
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SuperSport through to Caf Confed Cup final

SuperSport will now face Democratic Republic of Congo side TP Mazembe in the grand finale.
SuperSport looking for victory in Tunisia
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SuperSport looking for victory in Tunisia

SuperSport United are chasing a victory or a high-scoring draw in Tunisia today against Club Africain that will be enough to see them into the 2017 Caf Confederation Cup final.
Tinkler tells SuperSport to play without fear
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Tinkler tells SuperSport to play without fear

Eric Tinkler has told his SuperSport United side not to stress themselves out about off-the-field antics when Matsatsantsa confront Club Africain on Sunday in Tunisia in the second leg of their Caf Confederation Cup semi-final.
Senegal name Sadio Mane in squad to face Bafana Bafana
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Senegal name Sadio Mane in squad to face Bafana Bafana

Senegal coach Aliou Cisse sprung a surprise on Wednesday, naming Liverpool attacker Sadio Mane in his 25-man squad for next month’s two crucial 2018 Fifa World Cup qualifiers against Bafana Bafana.
Fifa rejects Ghana’s request for a replay against Uganda
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Fifa rejects Ghana’s request for a replay against Uganda

Fifa, the world’s football governing body, has turned down Ghana’s request for a replay after they had complained about alleged ‘poor officiating’ in their recent match against Uganda.

fixtures

FS Stars vs Chippa Utd
P Stars vs Celtic
AmaZulu vs Chiefs
P City vs Maritzburg Utd

results

Wits 0-2 Sundowns
Pirates 0-0 Arrows Utd
CT City 1-1 Baroka
Pirates 1-3 Sundowns

psl log

# Team GP Pts
1 Baroka FC 11 18
2 Golden Arrows 11 16
3 Cape Town City 10 16
4 Mamelodi Sundowns 8 15
5 Bloem Celtic 9 15
6 Orlando Pirates 11 15
7 Kaizer Chiefs 10 14
8 Chippa United 10 14
9 AmaZulu 9 12
10 Free State Stars 9 11
11 SuperSport United 5 10
12 Polokwane City 10 10
13 Maritzburg United 8 9
14 Ajax Cape Town 9 8
15 Bidvest Wits 10 8
16 Platinum Stars 10 7

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