Shahied Joseph

United start defence with penalty gift

Brent Carelse netted from the penalty spot in the 15th minute to give SuperSport United three points in their first Absa Premiership match.

De Sa: We could have scored more goals

Wits coach Roger De Sa is happy with the way his side played in beating Santos 2-0 in the opening fixture of the Absa Premiership.

Chiefs ‘not getting carried away’

''We will not let that victory go to our heads,'' said Kaizer Chiefs skipper Jimmy Tau on Monday after his team's thrashing of Santos in the MTN Cup.

Pirates saved by penalty shoot-out

Orlando Pirates squandered a 2-0 lead on Saturday in the Telkom Charity Cup but still triumphed to advance to the final.

Benni takes aim at Bafana

Bafana Bafana striker Benni McCarthy blames poor team selection for the national team's demise in world soccer.

Wits strike force needs more firing power

Bidvest Wits managed to score 28 goals in the Absa Premiership last season. Despite this, they have not really beefed up their attack.

Zim beat South Africa in under-17 clash

The South African under-17 team lost their first-ever match on artificial turf at home when Zimbabwe beat them 2-1 in an international friendly at the FNB Wadley Stadium in Pietermaritzburg on Sunday.

Stars secure spot in top eight

Luis Renteria netted a 55th-minute penalty on Monday evening to give Platinum Stars a 1-0 win against Moroka Swallows and move his team from 10th to fifth place on the Premier Soccer League table. Stars have 37 points and with this result pushed Swallows out of the top eight into ninth place.

Aces through to Nedbank Cup semifinals

Black Aces are through to the semifinals of the Nedbank Cup after a resounding 2-0 win over fellow National First Division outfit Nathi Lions at the Atlantic Stadium in Witbank on Saturday. Jacob Machaka netted in the 25th minute and Visiwe Masonda sealed victory for Aces two minutes before half-time with a well-placed effort from the edge of the area.

SuperSport United remain on top

SuperSport United remained on top of the Premier Soccer League table after a hard-fought 1-0 win against Orlando Pirates at the Johannesburg Stadium on Saturday night. Elias Pelembe scored in the second minute to keep United in the hunt for a first league title. They now have 47 points from 25 games.

Win propels Wits up league table

A solitary goal by Clive Moyo-Modise gave Wits a jump from seventh to fourth place on the Absa Premiership table as they beat Free State Stars 1-0 at the Bidvest Stadium on Wednesday night. Wits leapfrogged Stars, Golden Arrows and Orlando Pirates into the top-five slot.

Stars ready to move up the league table

At one stage they were Absa Premiership title contenders, but now all seventh-placed Wits are playing for is a place in the top half of the competition. And that will rest heavily on their minds when they take on sixth-placed Free State Stars at the Bidvest Stadium on Wednesday night.

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