April 26, 2017

Swallows’ fall is like a bad dream

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Growing up, my mother always used to tell me: “Son, some things are just the way they are, no matter whether you want to believe it or not”. And to be honest, as far as the fate of the once mighty (and now free-falling) Moroka Swallows is concerned, I wish this was not true. Despite the bad news that South Africa’s football fraternity woke up to this past weekend of the relegation of Swallows from the third tier ABC Motsepe League, I still find it a bitter pill to swallow. It is difficult to come to terms with the fact…

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Nurturing sports for development

Sport is a international language that crosses all divides The Mangaung Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) is inviting youth organisations and businesses in and around the metro to the Sports for Development and Peace Conference to be held for the first time on the continent from April 24-26 at Emoya Estate in Bloemfontein. The three-day conference is being jointly organised by the Global Sports Federation (GSF), a United Nations body and the MCCI. The main outcome of the conference will be a massive sports university to be built in Mangaung by the UN. The institution which will be built…

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Celtic ready for Chiefs

Bloemfontein Celtic interim coach Lehlohonolo Seema has vowed that his troops will aim for noth more than three points in their Absa premiership encounter against Kaizer Chiefs on Wednesday next week. Celtic has managed to collect four points in their last three games, which has seen them move to 11th position with 23 points, and Seema says they will be hoping to maintain the upward trend against their more fancied opponents. “We have no intention of dropping points in any our remaining games, especially against Chiefs,” Seema told The Weekly yesterday. “Our intention is to collect all points in our…

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