April 26, 2017

Let’s rebuild Celtic – Tshabalala

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Club owner appeals to supporters to help him grow the team into a formidable force capable of competing for honours Bloemfontein Celtic chairman Max Tshabalala has appealed to the team’s supporters to help him build a strong and competitive club that will return to its glory days. Tshabalala made this impassioned plea at the funeral service of former Celtic owner Petrus Molemela in Bloemfontein on Tuesday. “Please help me, show me the direction; I rely on you, Masele (supporters) to make the team great again. I rely on you now because I lost a father (Molemela), and I want us…

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Sundowns title hopes damaged by draw

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A catch-up schedule that was expected to illustrate Mamelodi Sundowns’ class and strength in depth has only proven true the old football saying that points in the bag are better than games in hand after Masandawana were held to a 0-0 draw by Bloemfontein Celtic on Wednesday night. And with back-to-back clashes against City rivals and championship contenders SuperSport United next in line, any more dropped points and the engraver will no doubt be putting on a new name on the league trophy at the end of next month. A paltry three points from a possible 15 is not the…

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Baxter is new Bafana coach

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The 63-year-old mentor, who has enjoyed massive success in the PSL with Kaizer Chiefs, returns to the position he held between 2004 and 2005 The South African Football Association (Safa) has finally found a new coach to replace Shakes Mashaba as head coach of Bafana Bafana. According to Safa’s head of communications Dominic Chimhavi, the deal has been concluded and the official announcement was yet to be made at the time of going to print. According to online soccer publication goal.com, Stuart Baxter is expected to be announced as Mashaba’s successor, having already agreed terms with the Safa over the…

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