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Carlos, and Benni, ready to cut the fat

As Benni McCarthy is sweating off his excess weight, coach Carlos Alberto Parreira is preparing to trim his squad down to 23 players.

No match for Bafana

Bafana Bafana had a chaotic fixture list for their German training camp, but nobody at Safa is willing to shoulder the blame.

Foreign legion of little help

Disappointing performances by Bafana Bafana players overseas mean coach Carlos Albertos Parreira has to depend on what he's got.

Muffling the vuvuzela

Fifa president Sepp Blatter may have refused to entertain any talk of banning the vuvuzela but a reprieve for disgruntled fans has emerged.

Safa crisis eased by SABC

The association has resorted to debt collectors to manage a cash crunch that appears even worse than was reported in the <i>M&G</i> last week.

Safa’s shock cash crisis

The South African Football Association (Safa) has run out of cash, paralysing the administration of the country's number one sport.

One fan to rule them

Asked how he felt after he was dethroned as the number one Kaizer Chiefs supporter, Freddy “Saddam” Maake said: “I don't want to be another Mugabe".

Safa constitution may be revised

Fifa intervention has kept Safa's factions apart since the election that catapulted Kirsten Nematandani into the most senior position in soccer.

This year, Christmas in Bulawayo was a time of joy

Zimbabweans are not big on Christmas trees, but love to decorate their homes with balloons, colourful ribbons and cards from loved ones.

Change of leadership signals loosening of Iron Duke’s grip

The swift replacement of Raymond Hack with fellow lawyer Leslie Sedibe as the Safa CEO could have two different implications.

Vuvuzela creator blown off?

It used to be visible only at ­football matches, but the metre-long horn known as the vuvuzela has grown in popularity beyond South Africa

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