By reaching Sunday’s final, South Africa and Zambia have earned their place at the Africa Under-17 Cup of Nations that is scheduled to be played in Morocco next year.
The German mentor replaces Eric Tinkler who was shown the door following a poor start to the 2020/21 season.
Diego Maradona, who passed away this week, was in charming form in these images as he paid visits to South African schools and to inspect facilities ahead of the 2010 Fifa World Cup.
“We know our country is in mourning because this boy is a legend that has really done well,” said the Sundowns co-head coach.
“We just need to find a way to live and show a lot of strength, which is what Anele would have appreciated,” said the Sundowns senior coach.
“Look, you cannot start to look at this and try to describe how it could have been averted (because it has already happened) or whatever. Condolences to his family, we have lost one of our soldiers,” said Malesela.

local soccer Sundowns skipper Kekana nominated for Fifa Puskas award

This is the second time Kekana has been nominated for award after losing lost out to Malaysian striker Mohd Faiz Subri in 2016.

local soccer Leeds teams up with Jay-Z’s Sport agency to celebrate racial diversity

“I’m so honoured and humbled to be muralised on a wall in the city I love alongside Kalvin Phillips and fellow South African the legendary Albert Johanneson who paved the way for black footballers,” said a tweet from  Lucas Radebe after he saw pictures of the mural in the heart of Leeds.

local soccer Zinnbuaer lauds Lepasa’s contributions 

Orlando Pirates coach Josef Zinnbauer has lauded striker Zakhele Lepasa for his contributions in the team lately, but says the 23-year old still needs a bit of improvement in his game. 

local soccer Sundowns legend backs ‘fatigued’ Chiefs star Billiat to find lost form

“He has played lot of football, that what we must know also, loss of form is caused by too much football, and must be aligned with rest,’’ explained Warrior legend Peter Ndlovu.

local soccer Grumpy is Hunt’s default interview style, but Chiefs’ start is still worrying

With fixtures coming thick and fast, there isn’t even much time for Hunt to fix any problems on the training ground.

African Soccer Amajimbos edge closer to Cosafa final 

Amajimbos managed to register their first three points in the Under-17 Cosafa Cup following their meeting with Angola at Gelvendale in Nelson Mandela Bay on Tuesday. 

local soccer Truter happy to have won ‘awful’ game against Chiefs

A goal by substitute Joseph Mhlongo was enough to earn the Birds a shock 1-0 win over the struggling Amakhosi outfit at Dobsonville Stadium on Tuesday night. 

local soccer Middendorp to ‘visit’ Maritzburg after resigning from Ethiopian side

“He is coming back here and I think it is just to iron out a few issues before he is hired. He is a top favourite of the chairman, and they have an understanding.

local soccer Hunt ‘disappointed’ again as Swallows fly past Chiefs

“Obviously disappointed… They had one chance and they scored. They weren’t much of a threat the whole night, I don’t think there was any threat at all. But you have to score,” said Hunt in a TV post-match interview. 

local soccer Swallows strike late to add to Chiefs’ misery

Amakhosi did have a ‘goal’ ruled out, but in the end Gavin Hunt’s side slumped to another defeat while Swallows go top of the table.

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Lack of skilled administrators must give Khoza sleepless nights as he nears retirement

local soccer Lack of skilled administrators must give Khoza sleepless nights as he nears retirement

PSL chairman Irvin Khoza must be a very worried man as he nears his retirement from football. And he should be.

local soccer United appoint Buckley as interim coach

“It’s a normal situation when a coach goes, players start thinking about what’s going to happen,” said Buckley after he was handed the reins at United.

local soccer Chiefs have no time to waste as they look for a second win at Swallows

“After playing on Saturday and having to play on again Tuesday, you can only go through a few things and talk about it,” said Hunt ahead of their clash with Golden Arrows.

local soccer Chiefs’ Ngcobo gears up for derby clash

“We expect them to come out and attack,” the midfielder told the Chiefs website.


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