May 23, 2017

Phaphama claims Danone Cup

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Fouriesburg-based Phaphama Public School was crowned the Free State provincial champions in the under-12 Danone Nations Cup soccer competition after beating Brebner Primary School on penalties in the provincial playoffs at Grey College last weekend. In spite of their success, the excellent fields at Grey College came as a bit of a shock to the Phaphama boys, who are used to playing on some pretty basic facilities at Golden Gate where they come from. “We are from a beautiful part of the country, where there are only about 6 000 people and there are limited resources to invest in upgrading…

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‘Celtic not scared of Pirates’ – coach

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Celtic go into Wednesday’s encounter match with a better record against Pirates, having won two of their last five fixtures and lost one Bloemfontein Celtic will show Orlando Pirates no respect when they host the Gauteng Giants in an Absa Premiership tie to be played at Dr Rantai Molemela Stadium on Wednesday next week. Siwelele sa Masele played out an entertaining nil-nil draw against PSL title hopefuls SuperSport United on Wednesday, a result that did little to ease the pressure they are facing, as they continue to be among the relegation candidates. Celtic are currently siting on 12th position on…

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Stuart Baxter finally confirmed as Bafana coach!

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Supersport United FC and the South African Football Association (SAFA) have agreed terms on the release of coach Stuart Baxter from SuperSport United to Bafana Bafana at the end of the current PSL season. Baxter will be officially unveiled as the head coach of Bafana Bafana by SAFA President Dr Danny Jordaan upon his return to South Africa from CAF and FIFA commitments. The Supersport United coach will, meanwhile, continue to fulfil his coaching responsibilities at the club for the remaining four Absa Premiership fixtures as well as the Nedbank Cup and Confederations Cup. SAFA and Supersport United have agreed…

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