Posts tagged South Africa
2019/20 Absa Premiership Breakout Stars of the Season: Which players could blow?

Seven wonders of the world? The South African ABSA Premiership have seven of their own upcoming stars and you would want to remember their names before the world gets to meet them. You saw them here first.

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2019 WWC Review: After all the African teams failed to make it past the Round of 16, What’s next for the game in Africa?

The progress is evident, but we need more. We look back at Africa’s overall performance at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, seek to understand why, explore some of the challenges plaguing women’s football on the continent and suggest a few solutions.

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2019 WWC Review: Five Breakout Stars of the Tournament (Stars of the future)

A 23-year-old all-time top goal scorer for her nation, two young midfield maestros who seemingly drink ice for breakfast, an audacious forward who is in the top 0.01% when it comes to dribbles and tricks, and finally an explosive African queen, the face of the continent’s football both now and in the near future. They are all here. Our fast five of all the breakout stars at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

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Vitesse, PSV Eindhoven and Feyenoord opening academies in Zimbabwe?

Westerhof plans to usher in a new methodology to accelerate African players’ growth to global stardom. Dutch Eredivisie’s Ajax has done it successfully with South Africa’s Ajax Cape Town club. Could Zimbabwe follow the same path?

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Kevin Prince Boateng’s shocking move to Barcelona explained

After completing a shock January transfer switch to Barcelona, there is no questioning what the Ghanaian international can actually bring to the La Liga. After featuring for over 10 of Europe’s top clubs, playing in all sorts of positions - versatility and experience is what he is all about.

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FT 2019 Preview: From relegation threat to champions, will the Clever Boys go the distance?

One of the most underrated title races in world football. The Clever Boys, Bidvest Wits are leading the ABSA Prem pack at the turn of the year, having underwhelmed in 17/18. The Orlando Pirates are only one point behind and will be hoping Bidvest lose on Sunday against 3rd place Polokwane City.

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2019 AFCON Qualifiers: Full Preview of Bafana - Super Eagles tie

We couldn’t resist previewing the South Africa-Nigeria clash where winner takes all and a loser endangers their qualification hopes. Who will draw closest to the 2019 AFCON finals? Are you also aware of the highly rated and performing attacking talent on show in this one?

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Is South Africa's Ligue 1-based, Lebo Mothiba underrated?

The 22-year-old RC Strasbourg forward spoiled Thierry Henry’s managerial debut by banging the second goal as AS Monaco lost 2-1. The young forward has largely flown under the radar, but sure looks like a real talent, and a welcome gift to the Bafana side.

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2018 Women's AFCON: 3 Lessons to learn from COSAFA 2018

The 2018 Women’s COSAFA Championship was nothing less of scintillating team performances and a notch higher in terms of overall competition. At this rate, the longing for the 2018 Women’s AFCON will not be easily doused until the day (November 17) arrives.

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