January 17, 2019


Mkhonto aims to make history at Comrades Marathon


When it comes to the Comrades Marathon, there are few judges of potential and talent as good as John Hamlett. So, when he tells you a particular athlete is going to do well at the ultimate human race, you take notice and jot the name down in anticipation. Ahead of the 92nd edition of the famous KwaZulu-Natal ultra, Hamlett has mentioned Charles Mkhonto as a dark horse. “Watch out for Charles,” Hamlett’s face lights up. “He can easily be the next David Gatebe. The boy’s got talent and I think he is going to do very well this year.” The…

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What a season it has been!


This year’s PSL season is reaching its climax next week and, oh what an enthralling affair it has been! It will surely be the one of the most talked about for years to come for its unpredictability. While the so called big teams have failed to rise to the occasion, I am extremely excited because South African Football League is no longer predictable. And this competitiveness is a sign of the quality of the league. South African football has for many years revolved around three teams and their dominance in cup competitions but their reign is slowly but surely beginning…

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Wits crowned PSL champions!


With Wits crowned PSL Champions for the first time in the history of the club, all eyes are on the relegation zone which has also ‘gone down to the wire’. Bidvest Wits won the 2016/17 Absa Premiership title after defeating Polokwane City 2-0 at the Bidvest Stadium on Wednesday night. This was after Mamelodi Sundowns dropped points against Maritzburg United, while the Clever Boys secured a victory over Rise and Shine, who remain sixth on the league table. It took only three minutes for James Keene to fire Wits into the lead when he headed past Polokwane goalkeeper George Chigova…

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