January 17, 2019


Eric Tinkler confirmed as SuperSport coach


After ditching Cape Town City earlier on Thursday, Eric Tinkler has now been confirmed as the new coach at SuperSport United. Tinkler made the controversial move to quit City to replace Stuart Baxter – who has moved on to the Bafana Bafana post for the second time – at Matsatsantsa on a three-year deal that will start on July 1. The sudden departure of Tinkler from City upset chairman John Comitis, who told Independent Media earlier that he was “very disappointed” by the former Bafana midfielder’s decision to leave Cape Town for Pretoria. “Every person has their reasons for the…

Celtic out of race for Eymael?


The two parties met for the first time this week since Eymael returned to the club last month to discuss the way forward Bloemfontein Celtic might just be out of the race for coach Luc Eymael’s signature if Platinum Stars have it their way. It emerged this week that Dikwena, after unceremoniously showing their former coach, Cavin Johnson the exit door, have officially declared their desire to get Eymael to lead the team next season. Eymael has officially parted ways with his former employers, Polokwane City who made the Belgium born coach’s life a living hell after joining Bloemfontein Celtic…

Kovsies relishing new challenge


The University of the Free State football team, the Kovsies, are eagerly looking forward to pitting their strength against superior opponents in the ABC Motsepe League next season. The team has qualified for South African third-tier football at the second time of asking, having had less luck last year. Kovsie coach Godfrey Tenoff, who has been at the helm of the team for five seasons, is under no illusion as to the baptism of fire his young charges will face in the higher division, but is equally confident of the wealth of talent at his disposal. “We anticipate an extremely…