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Amajita Seal U20 FIFA World Cup Qualification

Amajita Seal U20 FIFA World Cup Qualification

Luke Le Roux converted a first-half penalty as South Africa beat Burundi 1-0 to advance to the semi-finals of the U20 Africa Cup of Nations at the Stade de Maradi in Maradi, Niger on Friday…

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CAF Champions League Wrap-Up

CAF Champions League Wrap-Up

The CAF Champions League group stage matches capped off a great weekend for both South African sides who moved top of their respective groups standings. Mamelodi Sundowns Masandawana hammered ASEC Mimosas from Ivory Coast 3-1…

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Gutsy Amajita Restrict Hosts Niger In U20 AFCON Opener

Gutsy Amajita Restrict Hosts Niger In U20 AFCON Opener

Amajita rallied from a goal down to earn a 1-1 draw against hosts Niger in their opening Group A fixture of U20 African Cup of Nations at the Stade General Seyni Kountche on Saturday evening.…

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Thabo Senong Names 21-Man Squad For AFCON

Thabo Senong Names 21-Man Squad For AFCON

Amajita coach Thabo Senong has named his 21-man squad that will represent South Africa at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Niger, which is set to get underway from 2-17 February. Read: Amajita In Tricky…

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CAF Competitions Wrap Up

CAF Competitions Wrap Up

Orlando Pirates Orlando Pirates moved top of Group B after putting in a clinical display to thrash Guinea’s Horoya 3-0 in their second CAF Champions League match at the Orlando Stadium on Friday evening. The…

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CAF Competitions Wrap Up

CAF Competitions Wrap Up

South Africa’s big three were involved in respective CAF Champions League and CAF Confederation Cup matches this past weekend, with all three teams failing to register wins away from home. Mamelodi Sundowns: Former CAF Champions…

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Banyana Banyana Duo Scoop Major CAF Honours

Banyana Banyana Duo Scoop Major CAF Honours

The Banyana Banyana duo of head coach Desiree Ellis and star striker Thembi Kgatlana picked up major honours at the CAF Awards in Senegal on Tuesday night. Kgatlana was the biggest winner at the 2018…

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Mohamed Salah Retains CAF Player Of The Year Award

Mohamed Salah Retains CAF Player Of The Year Award

Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah won the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Player of the Year for the second consecutive year in Senegal, Dakar on Tuesday. The Egyptian forward held off stiff competition from his Liverpool…

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Egypt Win Bid To Host 2019 Africa Cup Of Nations

Egypt Win Bid To Host 2019 Africa Cup Of Nations

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) selected Egypt as the hosts of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) after their executive meeting in Dakar, Senegal on Tuesday morning. South Africa and Egypt were the…

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Amajita Handed Tricky 2019 AFCON Draw

Amajita Handed Tricky 2019 AFCON Draw

Newly crowned COSAFA U20 Champions Amajita have been handed a tricky draw in Group A of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Niger. The South African U20 side are fresh from claiming a record…

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Amajita Book COSAFA U20 Champs Final Spot

Amajita Book COSAFA U20 Champs Final Spot

Amajita narrowly saw off Angola 1-0 to book their spot in the final of the COSAFA U20 Youth Championships at Nkana Stadium in Kitwe on Tuesday afternoon. Lyle Foster scored the only goal of the…

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South Africa Defend Diamond League Title

South Africa Defend Diamond League Title

The SPAR Proteas ladies defended their league title during the Diamond Challenge netball tournament by defeating neighbours Zimbabwe 73-44 at the Ngoako Ramatlhodi Sports Complex in Seshego on Saturday. The Proteas dominated the tournament from…

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Banyana Banyana Dominate AWC Despite Final Loss To Nigeria

Banyana Banyana Dominate AWC Despite Final Loss To Nigeria

Despite finishing as runners-up to Nigeria at the recently concluded Women’s Africa Cup of Nations in Ghana, Banyana Banyana dominated most proceedings at the 13th edition of the tournament. Read: Banyana Banyana Up For Three…

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