September 25, 2017

News:

Bafana boss set to be named next week

The SA Football Association (SAFA) is expected to confirm the identity of the new national team coach next week. This is according to SAFA head of communications Dominic Chimhavi, who told a local football publication that the new Bafana Bafana head coach will be named after the upcoming international friendly matches against Guinea-Bissau (Saturday) and Angola (next week Tuesday). The footballing mother body has already delayed the announcement several times, presumably due to the challenges they have faced in head-hunting their preferred candidate. The early front-runners for the job included two-time AFCON-winning coach Herve Renard, as well as former Bafana…

Akani Simbine keeps his eye on the prize

The fact the South African 4 x 100m record did not fall in the fourth leg of the Athletics South Africa Speed Series held on Wednesday in Germiston, Gauteng, did not register in Akani Simbine’s worry tank. Simbine led a quartet that included Gift Leotlela‚ Henricho Bruintjies and Clarence Munyai. They ran an excellent 38.47‚ displaying their improving form and class. However‚ it wasn’t enough to eclipse the 38.35 but the synergy and the pace they showed on Wednesday evening meant the record will fall sooner rather than later. With the ASA National Athletics Championships taking place at the Kenneth…

Hlasela put into high gear

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Says Premier Magashule promising the provincial government’s special service delivery model will bring essential services to more people … Premier Ace Magashule says his government is convinced its Operation Hlasela service delivery model has yielded results and will be intensifying the initiative to bring essential services to all residents of the Free State. Magashule was speaking during debate in the provincial legislature on Thursday afternoon on the budget vote for the department of the premier. “In the implementation of the legacy of (ANC) President OR Tambo, we will continue to use our Operation Hlasela Service Delivery Model to meet the…