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Siyabonga Ngcangisa

Siyabonga Ngcangisa

    Education can cut initiate deaths
    Education can cut initiate deaths
    Thirty-four deaths at initiation schools have already been reported, according to Musa Zondi, spokesperson for the co-operative governance and...
    Preparing for life after victory
    Preparing for life after victory
    Banyana Banyana had the nation’s heart aflutter with their 2018 African Women’s Cup of Nations campaign, finishing as runners-up and...
    KG’s never-say-die advantage
    KG’s never-say-die advantage
    The story of overcoming great disadvantage is something of a cliché in sport. But, boy, do we still love a good story about beating the odds and...
    Lejaka knocks boxing back into shape
    Lejaka knocks boxing back into shape
    Not so long ago South African boxing was regarded as beyond repair. There were transgressions aplenty, including allegations of maladministration...
    How plucky kids triumphed
    How plucky kids triumphed
    "Ba-roka!” the fans scream from the stands. Loosely translated as “they rock”, the cry is as apt as any to describe the giant-killing...
    The technical director curse
    The technical director curse
    Technical director. It sounds like an innocuous job, referring usually to the person at a football club who is responsible for outlining coaching...
    Banyana’s bittersweet success
    Banyana’s bittersweet success
    There is more to celebrate in Banyana Banyana’s exploits in the Women’s Africa Cup of Nations 2018 (Awcon) than just a team enjoying a good run...
    Go shopping to boost PSL season
    Go shopping to boost PSL season
    At the beginning of each Premier Soccer League (PSL) season, despite the outcome of the last, eyes are traditionally on Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando...
    Banyana on tough quest for glory
    Banyana on tough quest for glory
    Better scribes and quasi-philosophers have expounded on the idea of sport being a vehicle for our aspirations, an escape from a sometimes mundane...
    PSL coaches on the ropes
    PSL coaches on the ropes
    Clubs in the Premier Soccer League (PSL) are infamous for sacking coaches before the ink even dries on their contracts.
    Sabotage can undo a coach
    Sabotage can undo a coach
    Increasingly in modern football, owning the “dressing room” is one of the key elements in determining how long a coach can survive in a club...
    Bibo: I thought of killing myself; I’d lost everything
    Bibo: I thought of killing myself; I’d lost everything
    The former Orlando Pirates midfielder typed “painless suicide” into the search box. In the short few months after his ban for drug use, nearly...