August 19, 2017

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Boje backs Proteas ahead of ICC trophy

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The head coach of the Bloemfontein based cricket team VKB Knights Nicky Boje has backed the Proteas as the team to win the ICC Champions Trophy which got underway yesterday in England and Wales. Boje described the team as an experienced balanced side that has no reason not to win the trophy. The Proteas have been drafted in what is termed the group of death, alongside Sri Lanka, Pakistan and defending champions, India in Group B. Despite many analysts having written off the Proteas, former Proteas player Boje believes the Proteas stand a good chance at glory. In an exclusive…

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FS to benefit from Chelsea expertise

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Part of the project is to identify players from disadvantaged communities who possess the necessary ability and skill to make it to the big stage. Chelsea are not looking for polished diamonds but rather rough ones with the necessary skills and desire to make it to the world stage; that’s the real purpose of the programme. Aspiring footballers in the Free State are set to benefit from the technical expertise of the coaching staff of newly crowned English Premier League champions Chelsea Football Club, who are in the country to unearth fresh talent. The initiative, courtesy of the club’s partnership…

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France coach wary of wounded Springboks

Typical of France and doing things the unconventional way, they rolled into Johannesburg under the radar on an afternoon flight on Wednesday and they have already offered their lot of excuses on why they will be the underdogs going into the three Test series against the Springboks. Although true that the French team that arrived this week is a somewhat watered down version of the true might of the side with many of their top players involved in Sunday’s Top 14 final between Clermont and Toulon, they will still pose a threat to the Springboks with many of their unknown…

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