AFTER five games in charge at the “Team of Choice”, veteran Coach Clive Barker will no longer be shouting instructions from the United’s bench. This after the club and the Coach decided to go their separate ways today. United is currently sitting at the bottom of the Premier Soccer League with five points in eleven matches, with Barker having been in charge of five and secured four points out of a possible fifteen. The Chairman of Maritzburg United, Farook Kadodia had this to
Not a single team has won on Etoile du Sahel’s home ground, the Stade Olympique de Sousse this year. Orlando Pirates aim to change that on Sunday in the deciding match of the CAF Confederation Cup. There is no asking why the Tunisians were already in celebratory mood at the end of their 1-1 draw with Pirates last Saturday because the answer is simple – they boast an excellent home record. While the Buccaneers will feel encouraged by having avoided defeat on their last two visits to
Former Bafana Bafana and Kaizer Chiefs superstar, Jabu Pule-Mahlangu is continuing his epic 2015 comeback, adding a fit body to that new job of his. One of the year's biggest success stories was the once down-and-out Jabu scoring gigs with DSTV and Engen. And it seems that work is not the only area where Jabu is scoring - he's been hitting the gym lately, and it seems to be paying off. Planning a comeback anytime soon, Jabu?
KAIZER Chiefs have confirmed that Itumeleng Khune is recovering well from his knee injury.
 
According to the club’s official website, Khune has started his rehabilitation as he looks to return to the Amakhosi starting XI.
 
“Khune's knee is recovering well,” says Kaizer Chiefs physiotherapist David Milner.
 
“The swelling is coming down and he has started the rehabilitation process.”
 
Meanwhile, Milner has also given an update on
UNIVERSITY of Pretoria head coach Sammy Troughton knows he is a dead man walking if he loses his next Absa Premiership match against Free State Stars at Goble Park on 13 December.
 
The AmaTuks boss said yesterday that the pressure was on to get his side out of the relegation zone.
 
He said: “It’s been tough going. I’m under lots of pressure and under the microscope. But if you can’t take the pressure you should not be a coach.
 
“I have told the
This after the two had a public fallout over a show in which Marawa had invited Mbalula to debate transformation in rugby, but the sports minister failed to attend.
 
During the show, which aired on Metro FM last week Tuesday, Marawa hosted three rugby analysts - Thando Manana, Kaunda Ntunja and Lawrence Sephaka.
 
Manana attacked the minister and said that he had never played rugby so had no first hand experience of the goings on in the rugby world.
Former All Blacks doctor John Mayhew confirmed on Wednesday that Lomu, survived by wife Nadene and young boys Brayley, 6, and Dhyreille, 5, died unexpectedly, although he has a long history of health issues.
 
Nadene Lomu said: “It is with great sadness that I must announce my dear husband Jonah Lomu died last night.
 
“As you can imagine, this is a devastating loss for our family and may I ask that our privacy, especially the privacy of our two very young boys

TENSION between fans of Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates boiled over on Saturday.

Chairs and other objects were seen flying through the air at FNB Stadium in Soweto soon after Chiefs scored the winning goal on penalties.

Soccer supporters got into fights that left a number of people injured.

Some said the trouble was caused by Amakhosi supporters teasing Pirates fans, while others said Bucs followers were sore losers.

One fan was knocked unconscious and paramedics

Any hopes of Mandla Masango returning to Kaizer Chiefs were shot down on Wednesday, with the club's football manager Bobby Motaung saying the midfielder is "out of the picture" as far as talks for a new contract are concerned.

Asked on Wednesday whether a date has been set to re-open talks with Masango, football manager Motaung said the club has moved on - "without Masango."

"Mandla is out of the picture already," said Motaung without saying why the club stopped the pending

Desperate Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune took a salary cut when he rejoined Amakhosi this week in a bid to keep the creditors at bay.

Sunday World authoritatively learnt that Khune, who earned a whopping R325,000 per month last season, took at least a 20% salary cut to avoid being jobless.

He will start training with the team today after he signed on the dotted line on Friday.

Chiefs team manager, Bobby Motaung, on Friday declined to comment on the club's

Itumeleng Khune is expected to part ways with his agent Dan Lichman following his career-threatening long wait to renew his contract at Kaizer Chiefs.

Khune yesterday agreed "in principle" to rejoin the club, ending what football fans saw as a soap opera.

While player and team are now happy, the biggest casualty in this long-drawn saga will be Khune's England-based agent Lichman who recently acted as director for Triple S Sports & Entertainment Group as Khune's

ITUMELENG Khune has FINALLY agreed in principle to rejoin Kaizer Chiefs on a two-year deal, the club revealed yesterday.

It is believed that Khune has committed to re-signing for the side that kicked him out when he made exorbitant demands towards the end of the past season, just as his contract was due to expire.

The Bafana Bafana goalkeeper has frequented Chiefs' Naturena base this week as he held meetings with club boss Bobby Motaung.

Khune and Chiefs have been at the

FORMER Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates legend Marks Maponyane has declared goalkeeper, Itumeleng Khune, as the world's best goalie. He said it would be a great decision for the Amakhosi if they ever consider taking him back into the squad.

Maponyane believes in the skills and qualities Khune has and how much he can mean to the team if he were to go back to Chiefs.

"Let me tell you what I know when I spoke to Bobby in the week or late last week, they hadn't heard from him

ITUMELENG Khune chose money over his career and now it seems he's about to lose both. His future looked bright with Kaizer Chiefs, as he was raised and groomed there.

Soccer analyst, Letladi wa Ga-Mphahlele from Maralaleng said Khune made his biggest mistake.

"I wonder why our players don't seem to learn from other's mistakes. Khune should have listened to Brian Baloyi's advice not to leave Chiefs. The boy was getting enough money – he was the best paid player at the club. But

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Three Kaizer Chiefs players have been fined by the club for posing for a picture with DJ Sbu and his energy drink, Mofaya.

A picture of Morgan Gould, Siboniso Gaxa and Tsepo Masilela wearing shorts with club colours, as well as Mofaya t-shirts, circulated on social media earlier this year.

The energy drink, which has attracted headlines as it is not South African Bureau of Standards approved, is owned by well-known DJ and businessman Sibusiso Leope.

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