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Shaking up Bafana

by David Capel

When Shakes Mashaba was, somewhat controveresially, elected as coach of Bafana Bafana in July, few would have guessed just how well he was destined to perform.

Orlando Pirates vs Al Alhy

Orlando Pirates

BeatS the odds in dazzling CAF campaign

Orlando Pirates captured the imagination of South African soccer fans by beating immense odds to reach the final of the CAF Champions League.

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Carling Black Label Cup

The Carling Cup to empower "Champion Coaches"

The Carling Black Label Cup returns for the third time, giving Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates fans yet another opportunity to showcase their coaching skills by going against each other in the heat of battle.

Taverns transformed into Castle Kingdoms.

Castle Kingdoms

Transforming Taverns into Fans’ Soccer Hubs

We know typical taverns or shebeens in townships as pretty run down establishments where customers sit on beer crates, consuming beer out of quart bottles and cut-off beer tins are used as ashtrays.

Former Bafana Bafana and Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane

Mosimane

Wins his first PSL title

Former Bafana Bafana and now Mamelodi Sundowns coach, Pitso Mosimane is one of the longest-serving and most highly rated coaches in South Africa.

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Soweto

Paddlers bring home gold

There was much celebration in Soweto as three home-grown paddlers brought home much sought-after Dusi Canoe Marathon gold medals.

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Kutloano and Sefenya

Taking it in their stride

Brothers Kutloano and Sefenya Moloi have stormed into the equestrian industry, and became the youngest Black South African horse-riders to compete at the Scottsdale Arabian Show in the USA this year.

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Siya Kolisi

From Humble Beginnings to a National Pride

Hailing from humble beginnings, Siya Kolisi’s talent was spotted early while playing for the Eastern Province u/12B team. He played some sterling rugby and was offered a full rugby scholarship.

Bafana Bafana supporters

AFCON Cup

African Soccer Showpiece

The Africa’s biggest soccer showpiece, AFCON was first held in 1957 organised under the auspice of the Confederations of African Football, with Egypt, Sudan,Ethiopia and south Africa as the founding members.

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AFCON 2013 Review

The Super Eagles Reclaim Glory

The curtain came down on the Orange Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) at the National Stadium in Johannesburg when Nigeria and Burkina Faso duelled to decide the champion team of Africa, writes Adolf Netshiukhwi.