December 13, 2018


Shimlas through to semis


No one gave the Bloemfontein side a chance to go this far, at the beginning of the season, having lost eight key players form their previous squad The Shimlas have kept their aspirations to emulate their 2015 success, having set up a Varsity Cup semi-final date with the red-hot erstwhile champions Tuks in what is expected to be a nail- biting battle between two titanic foes. At the beginning of the season, the two teams, in particular the Shimlas were not among the favourites to make the semis having lost eight key players from the previous squad. The Tuks on…

Mosimane wants Manyama at Sundowns


Pitso Mosimane has admitted he would like to have Cape Town City star Lebogang Manyama at Mamelodi Sundowns by next season, should the player be willing to move. Mosimane, who had a major influence in Manyama cracking it in the elite league during his amateur days back at Alexandra FC (an SAB League side), said having the attack-minded player in his side would be bonus for him. Manyama was named the Player of the Month for February on Wednesday at the PSL headquarters in Parktown, his third such award this season, while Mosimane walked away with the Coach of the…

I qualify for Bafana dream job – Da Gama


Now that his role as the Bafana Bafana stand-in coach appears to be over following the national team’s two friendly matches against Guinea-Bissau and Angola over the last five days, Owen da Gama is likely to be buried in paperwork submitting numerous reports as he helps the as-yet-unnamed coach settle into the set-up. Da Gama is keen on the vacant post, saying so on Tuesday night shortly after Bafana’s goalless draw against Angola at the Buffalo City Stadium. He said he believed he was qualified enough to succeed Shakes Mashaba, who was sacked three months ago. But his name seems…