May 23, 2017

Bafana to play Senegal in friendly


Battle of giants … Bafana Bafana will come face-to-face with the Lions of Teranga in Durban later this month. Bafana Bafana will face Senegal in an international friendly match at the end of this month. The South African Football Association (SAFA) announced this week that an agreement had been reached with the West African country and that the two are to meet at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban on February 29. The Senegalese national side, known as the Lions of Teranga, was recently defeated at the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) after three consecutive losses against Zambia, Equatorial Guinea,…

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FS players shine at AFCON


Soccer players shine … Free State Stars’ Kennedy Mweene and Phenyo Mongala from Bloemfontein Celtic have been doing their countries, Zambia and Botswana proud during this year’s African Cup of Nations. The Free State’s Premier Soccer League (PSL) teams have a significant number of their players representing their countries at the current 2012 African Cup of Nations (AFCON), which is taking place in Equatorial Guinea and Gabon. Four players from Bloemfontein Celtic and Free State Stars are currently participating in the biggest sporting clash between countries on the continent which kicked off last month in Bata. Stars players Noah Chivuta…

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Cheetahs well prepared for season well prepared


In fine form … The Toyota Cheetahs emerged victorious after their first pre-season fixture against the Southern Kings in East London last weekend. The recent victory of the Toyota Cheetahs over the Southern Kings shows the progress the Free State rugby outfit is making in the run-up to the start of the Vodacom Super Rugby season, which will commence later this month. This well-contested pre-season fixture took place in East London last weekend. The Kings, a combination of the Border Bulldogs and South Western District Eagles, initially proved to be a handful for the Cheetahs, holding onto a 20-14 lead…

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