- Published on 31 May 2015
Kaiizer Chiefs and championship-winning coach Stuart Baxter have agreed to part.
Baxter, still contracted to the club for a year, will depart after three years in which he delivered two league titles, the Nedbank Cup and MTN8 trophies.
Chiefs fans should brace for a new-look Amakhosi next season, minus Itumeleng Khune in goal. A Chiefs team, almost unchanged for three seasons - during which they enjoyed unprecedented success in the PSL era - is set for a reshuffle.
- Published on 30 May 2015
After a season in which they finished second and won the Nedbank Cup, KickOff.com takes a closer look at the possible changes that may happen at Mamelodi Sundowns in their bid to freshen up their squad.
The Brazilians have arguably signed more players than any other team over the years, which opened the door for many more to leave and, once again, a lot is expected to change in Chloorkop.
Khama Billiat - 30 starts, 10 goals and six assists this season
- Published on 25 May 2015
KAIZER Chiefs will on Wednesday clear up all speculation about the contracts of coach Stuart Baxter, Itumeleng Khune, captain Tefu "Masha" Mashamaite and Mandla Masango.
News reaching the SunSport desk is that Steve Komphela is likely to join Amakhosi as Baxter's replacement if he doesn't renew, as expected.
A Sunday tabloid reported yesterday that Khune and Masha have been "kicked out of Chiefs" due to their exorbitant salary demands, with rumours of this being a major
- Published on 29 April 2015
Kaizer Chiefs boss Bobby Motaung is being accused by an unknown stalker of being a punani that blows the club's money on prostitutes and drugs.
The stalker also ordered Motaung, who is the team manager of the 2014-2015 PSL champions, "to fu*king leave the club" because he knew zilch about football and make way for his younger brother Kaizer Mutaung Jnr to take over from him.
It appeared the stalking was sparked by Zimbabwean striker Kingston Nkhatha's departure from the club to
- Published on 22 April 2015
Former Bafana Bafana midfielder John "Shoes" Moshoeu has passed away after a long battle with cancer.
The former Kaizer Chiefs star passed away yesterday afternoon.
His agent, Glyn Binkin, confirmed his death on Twitter.
In May 2014, Moshoeu hung up his boots after spending several seasons with third-tier side Alexandra United.
Moshoeu, a Kaizer Chiefs star from 1988-1993 and again from 2003 until 2006, also shone in the Turkish league for Fenerbahce and Bursaspor
- Published on 21 March 2015
South Africa's national football head coach, Ephraim "Shakes" Mashaba, has become the latest victim of crime.
Thugs broke into his car, stole two cellphones and a laptop on Thursday evening in Johannesburg.
The incident happened in Melville, which is a few metres away from Milpark. This is where SABC contributing editor, Vuyo Mvoko and his crew got mugged last week.
Speaking to Metro FM's Robert Marawa during an interview last night, Mashaba said he entered a fast
- Published on 21 March 2015
A BLOODBATH was averted when angry Orlando Pirates fans threatened to attack the Soweto home of Julius "KK" Sono.
"Supporters are angry all over the country," supporter Otto Jwara told Sowetan yesterday.
Jwara said he had to intervene after fans outside Orlando Stadium threatened to descend on Sono's home after the CAF Confederations Cup first leg game against Uganda Revenue Services at the weekend.
Sono has filed papers in the Labour Court in Johannesburg challenging the
- Published on 27 February 2015
AmaZulu have suspended defender Carlington Nyadombo indefinitely. The 29-year-old is at the centre of a storm, with certain club supporters accusing him of using muti to ensure the team loses.
AmaZulu have supposedly had to increase security at training to keep upset fans at bay, while the Zimbabwean international has also missed the last two matches since the news broke.
Steve Barker confirmed the news of Nyadombo's suspension today, saying: "The decision that has been taken
- Published on 26 February 2015
FORMER Bafana Bafana captain Neil "Mokoko" Tovey (52) is recovering well following three heart attacks and is expected to be moved from the intensive care unit of an Umhlanga hospital to a general ward by the end of the week.
He suffered the heart attacks on Tuesday morning while playing squash near his home in Mount Edgecombe, north of Durban.
A number of soccer legends visited the hospital to wish Tovey a quick recovery.
Clive Barker confirmed to Daily Sun yesterday
- Published on 23 February 2015
LEGENDARY football star, John "Shoes" Moshoeu, is fighting for his life!
The former Bafana Bafana and Kaizer Chiefs legend (49) is lying gravely ill in the Charlotte Maxeke Hospital, in Jozi.
Sunday Sun understands that Shoes was admitted to the public hospital three weeks ago and is in a critical condition.
The news crew's attempts to visit him were blocked by strict securitypersonnel who are guarding him in a private ward.
Shoes is said to be so ill that he cannot
- Published on 23 February 2015
LEBO Morula finds himself on the wrong side of the law again. The former Bafana Bafana and Cosmos player was among six men arrested by the Hawks in Ogies, Mpumalanga after a foiled cash-in-transit heist.
Hawks spokesman Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi said the men held up SBV security officials as they were loading money into an ATM. As Morula and his accomplices were allegedly putting the stolen money into their car, the police caught them in the act and they were arrested. A network
- Published on 04 February 2015
Orlando Pirates goalkeeper Siyabonga Mpontshane says he will not put himself under pressure to repeat the feats of fallen Bucs hero Senzo Meyiwa.
Mpontshane, who grew up supporting Pirates' arch-rivals Kaizer Chiefs, was confirmed as a Bucs player last week - two months after he let it slip during a media open day that the Soweto giants were interested in signing him from Platinum Stars.
Signing for Pirates certainly made up for missing out on the Africa Cup of Nations' final
- Published on 02 February 2015
Two Bafana Bafana players were distracted and horny during the Afcon tournament.
Themba Zwane wanted Jozi student Leera (PICTURED) to send him a VAG!NA selfie. But Themba didn't know his teammate Ayanda Gcaba was also enjoying dirty talk . . . WITH THE SAME WOMAN!
She promised him her VAG!NA as soon as he got home, to make up for the lack of goals in Equatorial Guinea.
The WhatsApp chats went on for days, and the guys never found out that Leera was playing a double game.
- Published on 10 January 2015
Senzo Meyiwa, the goalkeeper and captain of South Africa's national football team, was killed during a robbery near Johannesburg on Oct. 26. The tragedy struck a chord with South African citizens and politicians, who seek solutions to South Africa's high rate of violent crime. An estimated 47 people are murdered each day. As South Africa mourns the death of its football captain and moves to ensure his death was not in vain, here are 10 things you didn't know about Senzo Meyiwa.
- Published on 24 December 2014
Chelsea striker Didier Drogba is suspected of cheating on his wife after reports in the Dutch media suggested that the Ivory Coast captain had an affair.
Rumours are swirling that Drogba, 36, married to Diakité Lalla since 2011 and with three kids, is also in a relationship with Tatjana Maul, the 2014 Miss World Netherlands.