May 23, 2017

Baxter doesn’t have time – Sikhosana


Former Orlando Pirates striker, Jerry ‘Legs of thunder’ Sikhosana has expressed reservations at the recent appointment of SuperSport United coach Stuart Baxter as the new coach of the national team. Sikhosana said the ideal situation would have been to appoint a coach who was going to hit the ground running, unlike Baxter who will only avail his services after the Nedbank Cup final, which is scheduled for June 24. SuperSport are in the semifinals of the competition. In an exclusive interview with The Weekly on Sunday, Sikhosana felt that, while Baxter’s credentials could not be questioned, it was imperative for…

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KSA ready to compete


From the four Free State members elected to represent the country in the tournament, all eyes will be on Sandile Makwali who was a runner-up in the 2015 Congo All Africa Games where he was defeated by Abdel Rahman Omar in the 75kg male kumite The president of the National Karate Association (KSA) Sonny Pillay has expressed confidence in the youthful national team that has been selected to participate in the UFAK Championships in Cameroon this later this month. Pillay has described the team as young and competitive. “This is our strongest team to date,” Pillay told The Weekly on…

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Let’s get our ducks in a row ahead of ICC showdown


The IPL is the biggest Cricket tournament, second to the World Cup and because of its significance, it is imperative for a player to do well as it is a stepping stone to other tournaments to come I’ve been keeping a close eye on this year’s Indian Premier League (IPL) and I must say that the relatively poor form of AB de Villiers in this year’s tourney does not inspire much inspiration and is indeed a concern for the Proteas heading to the ICC Champions Trophy in England. To date, De Villiers has only scored 196 runs in 7 matches…

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