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PSL club owners are scared to fire coaches
I think club owners are now getting ashamed of firing coaches.
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Chippa lead and others follow
The news that Chippa United chairman Chippa Mpengesi has fired Clinton Larsen did not come as a surprise to me because Mpengesi was always expected to fire the coach before the end of the season.
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Pitso Mosimane’s self-inflicted midfield headache
The arrival of Sammy Seabi at Mamelodi Sundowns has increased the number of central midfielders to seven for Pitso Mosimane to choose from.
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Football has lost its unifying charm
There was a time in South Africa when sports in particular football, used to bring everyone together, but not anymore.
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South Africa’s xenophobic shame means Bafana Bafana do not deserve to play
As disappointing as it is to see the Bafana Bafana squad sent home this week, without a friendly international to play, there can be no doubt that the decision of both Zambia and Madagascar to refuse to play South Africa, following the horrific xenophobic violence that broke out on these shores this week, is one hundred percent correct.
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Break unfair to form teams like Chiefs
I can’t even remember how long the issue of the PSL scheduling cup games just before the Fifa break and immediately after has been discussed.
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SA players need to learn from foreign counterparts

SA players need to learn from foreign counterparts

South African players often take for granted the privilege that comes with choosing football as a career and focusing on the sport from an early age to adulthood.

Johnson, thank the footballing gods you’re not a Chippa coach right now

Cavin Johnson is lucky that he is working for AmaZulu and not under the employ of the trigger-happy Siviwe “Chippa” Mpengesi at Chippa United.

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The elephant that Chiefs could not kill

The elephant that Chiefs could not kill

The Khama Billiat transfer speculation has become an elephant in the room for Kaizer Chiefs, with the matter refusing to die down no matter how hard the club’s media team have tried to put it to rest.

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Chiefs hit the mark with new signings

Chiefs hit the mark with new signings

Kaizer Chiefs fans might need to wait until next season for their beloved side to claim silverware in the league, but there is hope for the Glamour Boys at last.  

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Pirates humiliated by Champions League exit

Pirates humiliated by Champions League exit

I guess it was asking for trouble a little, with the benefit of hindsight, when Orlando Pirates produced a new kit this season, that gave a nod to the team that won the 1995 Caf Champions League.

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Micho’s departure left Pirates fans reeling with disbelief

Micho’s departure left Pirates fans reeling with disbelief

I think sometimes some people tend to take football fans for granted and never really consider their feelings when they take some decisions.

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Sundowns have set the bar too high for Soweto giants

Sundowns have set the bar too high for Soweto giants

The main reason why Amakhosi and the Sea Robbers seem like they have lost their royalty status is Mamelodi Sundowns.

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Who’s to blame for the unhappiness in Chiefs camp?

Who’s to blame for the unhappiness in Chiefs camp?

It is a pity that the coach is always the first to get blamed when things don’t work out the way the supporters wish. 

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Powerful men in soccer seem to think they can get away with anything

Powerful men in soccer seem to think they can get away with anything

The black-and-white side from Soweto have had a weekend to forget, but there may be a bigger picture that should concern us all.

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Phakama Rhulani Mokwena, ixesha lifikile

Phakama Rhulani Mokwena, ixesha lifikile

If you follow South African politics keenly you might have heard comrades from the ruling party singing a song with the lyrics “phakama Ramaphosa, ixesha lisondele,” meaning rise up, the time has arrived.

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Bittersweet pill for Kaizer Chiefs fans to swallow

Bittersweet pill for Kaizer Chiefs fans to swallow

Kaizer Chiefs fans have been thoroughly embarrassed in the last four years and it is clear that they will accept nothing less than cup this season. Finishing a season without silverware used to be something unheard of at Amakhosi who built their brand around being the trophy kings.

Benni McCarthy’s risk-free tantrums

You still can’t predict who will be crowned league champions at the end of each season, but one thing is almost certain, coach Benni McCarthy will have a go at his opponents and threaten to turn the technical area into a boxing ring, taking all the attention away from the dual on the field.

Mathoho’s return gives hope to Kaizer Chiefs

One of the most heartening aspects of Kaizer Chiefs’ start to the season, which has begun with two wins, if not exactly convincing victories, is the return to form of Erick Mathoho.

Sundowns must not let Pitso leave under any circumstances

It is saddening and sickening to even begin to imagine that Mamelodi Sundowns could part ways with a hard working coach such as Pitso Mosimane because of matters of the boardroom instead of what he does on the pitch.



 

 


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