- Published on 08 May 2016
CAMEROONIAN and Dinamo Bucharest midfielder Patrick Ekeng has died in hospital, after collapsing on the pitch during a match against Viitorul Constanta last night.
According to The Guardian, the 26 year old was only on the pitch for seven minutes in the second half substitute when he fell to the floor in the 70th minute.
The match, televised live in Romania was tied at 3-3.
Local reports say that Ekeng
- Published on 12 April 2016
Allister Coetzee was named South Africa’s new rugby coach on Tuesday, four months after the departure of Heyneke Meyer and two months before a three-test series against Ireland.
Coetzee is expected to find a winning formula after the Springbok failed to win five of 11 Tests last year and were beaten by New Zealand in the 2015 World Cup semi-finals.
"Allister’s appointment marks the changing of the guard at the top of Springbok rugby and is an exciting new departure for SA
- Published on 07 April 2016
BENNI McCarthy will be looking for a new job next season after Belgian side Sint Truiden confirmed he would leave his post as assistant coach at the end of the current campaign.
McCarthy follows head coach Chris O'Loughlin out the door as the Belgians look to put a new technical team in place having narrowly avoided relegation this season.
"Sint Truiden and Benni McCarthy have mutually agreed not to continue their collaboration. McCarthy will remain with us until the end of the
- Published on 08 March 2016
YET another high-profile player at ambitious KZN-based National First Division side, Royal Eagles, is being accused of misconduct.
Former Bafana Bafana captain Mbulelo “OJ” Mabizela is set to be hauled before Eagles’ disciplinary committee for alleged misdemeanours.
The highly-rated yet ill-disciplined defender joined Eagles in October last year after AmaZulu, who were relegated to the NFD, did not renew his contract.
At Eagles he has seen little regular action, having
- Published on 29 February 2016
The Democratic Alliance has accused South African Football Association (SAFA) president Danny Jordaan of being “missing in action” again – this time by not attending the FIFA elective congress in Zurich.
DA spokesman on sports and recreation Solly Malatsi said the party was deeply concerned that Jordaan was shunning his responsibilities as SAFA president.
“His failure to represent SAFA at one of the most important congresses in the sport’s history raises serious questions in
- Published on 22 February 2016
Steve Komphela has shot a warning across the bow of leaders Mamelodi Sundowns by stressing mental strength will be the key to championship success following the league leaders dropping of points on Saturday.
The mind games have truly begun after Sundowns were held at home by Golden Arrows, followed immediately by a hard-fought - not to mention a touch fortunate - triumph for Kaizer Chiefs over SuperSport United in Cape Town.
Goals from George Maluleka and Willam Twala helped
- Published on 08 February 2016
Tokelo Rantie is mulling over a number of options as he chooses the next step in his career, but his long-term future may still lie at English Premier League side Bournemouth.
The Bafana Bafana striker has not been registered for the second half of the Premier League season by the South Coast club.
Currently back in South Africa receiving treatment for a bone injury in his leg picked up in an FA Cup tie against Birmingham City early last month, he faces more time on the sidelines
- Published on 31 January 2016
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SABC Sport is headed for major changes in the coming weeks and Monday night highlights show Soccerzone is set to become the biggest casualty.
SoccerZone is said to be haemorrhaging viewers at an alarming rate and the public broadcaster is planning to pull the plug as the show does not generate much income.
Insiders say the magazine show will be replaced by a 30-minute highlights show that will dispense with presenters entirely, leaving current hosts Thomas Mlambo and Minnie
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