January 17, 2019


It’s not only about Letsoaka – Stars boss


The former Bafana Bafana assistant coach managed to save Ea Lla Koto from the dreaded relegation axe, following a tough half-season with the team Free State Stars general manager Rantsi Mokoena has denied reports that Stars head coach Serame Letsoaka will be relieved of his duties following the Premier Soccer League outfit’s dismal performance in the just ended 2016/2017 season. Speaking to The Weekly in Bethlehem this week, Mokoena said: “It’s not only the coach but the entire team that will be going under review and, once we’re done with that process, we will make an announcement.” Mokoena said he…

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Mamabolo and Moshiywa aiming for second Comrades titles


Ludwick Mamabolo and Claude Moshiywa, both of Nedbank Running Club, will both be attempting to win their second Comrades title when they compete in the annual Comrades Marathon on Sunday, which will be run from the City Hall in Durban to Scottsville Race Course in Pietermaritzburg. If Mamabolo is the first to cross the finish line in Pietermaritzburg, he will make local running history. It will be the first time a black South African athlete manages to win the up and down race within five years. Every year the route between Pietermaritzburg and Durban is reversed, hence the terms “up”…

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Bloemfontein Celtic gears up for new season


Preparations for next season have started in earnest at Bloemfontein Celtic after they released four players on Thursday following a poor campaign. Celtic who ended the 2016/17 Absa Premiership campaign with a mere 16 goals in 30 games to finish in 12th, just one point above the playoffs spot, issued a press statement on their website announcing the release of four players in preparation for next season. In the statement, Celtic CEO Khumbulani Konco made it abundantly clear that the team would not be leaving things until the last minute, and also expressed a feeling of both relief to have…

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