November 22, 2017

News:

FS to benefit from Chelsea expertise

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Part of the project is to identify players from disadvantaged communities who possess the necessary ability and skill to make it to the big stage. Chelsea are not looking for polished diamonds but rather rough ones with the necessary skills and desire to make it to the world stage; that’s the real purpose of the programme. Aspiring footballers in the Free State are set to benefit from the technical expertise of the coaching staff of newly crowned English Premier League champions Chelsea Football Club, who are in the country to unearth fresh talent. The initiative, courtesy of the club’s partnership…

France coach wary of wounded Springboks

Typical of France and doing things the unconventional way, they rolled into Johannesburg under the radar on an afternoon flight on Wednesday and they have already offered their lot of excuses on why they will be the underdogs going into the three Test series against the Springboks. Although true that the French team that arrived this week is a somewhat watered down version of the true might of the side with many of their top players involved in Sunday’s Top 14 final between Clermont and Toulon, they will still pose a threat to the Springboks with many of their unknown…

Sundowns must sweat to overcome ES Tunis

Rhulani Mokoena likened Mamelodi Sundowns’ quest in defending their Caf Champions League title, to a marathon race that will need to be based on short term goals, if they are to finish it strongly. And that’s because the Sundowns’ assistant coach knows that the status of being the defending champions comes with having a target on your back at all times, with every side you play against being highly motivated to beat you. Sundowns’ first short term goal was to make sure that they qualified for the group stages when they locked horns with Kampala Capital City Authority of Uganda…