‘’Yes, we might have had a few bad calls here and there by some officials, but that does not amount to a blanket low standards of refereeing,’’ said Safa’s chair of the Referees Committee.
Makaringe, who joined Pirates from the Team of Choice in July 2019, has featured in all of Bucs matches so far this season.
The former Bafana Bafana striker has started training with DStv Premiership side Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila where he hopes to earn himself a contract.
“I don’t think there is any secret (to scoring goals),” said the SuperSport striker, who has 11 in 12 top flight matches.
Swallows coach Brandon Truter says he needs to prepare his players mentally and physically for the tough clash against Sundowns, who are “rested” after having an extra rest day.
“Even among the players at training, the spirit is high,” says the Amakhosi left back.

local soccer Benni wants AmaZulu players to take more responsibility

“If you don’t take your chances at this level you end up paying the price,” McCarthy told SuperSport TV.

local soccer Ncikazi expected a ‘tough match’ against Pirates 

Ncikazi says he anticipated Bucs to come out with guns blazing in their quest for maximum points with strong attacks on their wings. 

local soccer Pirates coach Zinnbauer disappointed with result, but happy with performance

“Better game than the last game, we had good opportunities to score in the first half,” said the German coach.

local soccer SuperSport miss chance to go joint top after drawing with AmaZulu

Following the draw, Matsatsantsa remained third in the DStv Premiership standings, two points behind joint leaders Mamelodi Sundowns and Swallows FC.

local soccer Struggling Pirates play to goalless draw against Arrows

Pirates have now fallen down to sixth place on the log with 18 points from 12 matches.

local soccer Amakhosi marksman Nurkovic crowns Ngcobo as Chiefs’ future star

“It was a nice run from the little star,” Nurkovic described Chiefs’ goal scorer on SuperSport TV after the game. 

local soccer Hunt bemoans Kaizer Chiefs injury list

“We are playing every two or three days, it is not easy,” added the Amakhosi coach.

local soccer Pitso – Sirino was ‘crying’ for the chance to join Al Ahly

“It is a last chance and you have to go. Players, coaches and agents have a lot to learn,” said the Ahly head coach.

local soccer Davids tells Pirates players to stand up and be counted

“It’s time for the players to … show what we can really do in this match against Golden Arrows,” said the Pirates assistant coach.

local soccer Swallows set to reward Vries with new deal

The Namibian goalkeeper’s contract with Swallows is coming to an end in June.

local soccer Hunt happy with win, but not with ‘leggy’ performance from Chiefs

Goals from Nkosingiphile Ngcobo, Lebogang Manyama and Happy Mashiane gave Amakhosi a 3-0 victory over a lacklustre TTM at the FNB Stadium on Tuesday night. 

local soccer Stubborn Celtic frustrate Sundowns with goalless draw

Sundowns failed to open a bigger gap between themselves and second-placed Swallows FC when they were held to a goalless draw by Celtic.

local soccer Classy Chiefs cruise past TTM

Goals from Ngcobo, Manyama and Mashiane complete a drubbing of Joel Masutha’s relegation threatened side.

local soccer Unbeaten Arrows aiming for win against Pirates

Abafana Bes’thende are yet to lose a league game after 10 matches. 

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