November 22, 2017

News:

Celtic out of race for Eymael?

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The two parties met for the first time this week since Eymael returned to the club last month to discuss the way forward Bloemfontein Celtic might just be out of the race for coach Luc Eymael’s signature if Platinum Stars have it their way. It emerged this week that Dikwena, after unceremoniously showing their former coach, Cavin Johnson the exit door, have officially declared their desire to get Eymael to lead the team next season. Eymael has officially parted ways with his former employers, Polokwane City who made the Belgium born coach’s life a living hell after joining Bloemfontein Celtic…

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Kovsies relishing new challenge

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The University of the Free State football team, the Kovsies, are eagerly looking forward to pitting their strength against superior opponents in the ABC Motsepe League next season. The team has qualified for South African third-tier football at the second time of asking, having had less luck last year. Kovsie coach Godfrey Tenoff, who has been at the helm of the team for five seasons, is under no illusion as to the baptism of fire his young charges will face in the higher division, but is equally confident of the wealth of talent at his disposal. “We anticipate an extremely…

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Let’s all rally behind Baxter and Bafana

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Baxter’s competence as a coach is certainly unquestionable. Despite being recycled, the man is there to prove a point.  Coach Stuart Baxter’s second tenure as Bafana Bafana eventually starts in earnest when he ventures out to lead the national team against Nigeria’s Super Eagles this weekend. Let’s be objective. The Super Eagles are a completely different cup of coffee and Baxter better get his ducks in a row. Bafana’s crucial match against one of Africa’s powerhouses will no doubt dominate newspaper headlines come Sunday and Monday. South African football fans will be hoping for a victory against a team that…

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