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Thomas Kwenaite

Thomas Kwenaite

    Senong’s formidable U-20 squad
    Senong’s formidable U-20 squad
    The South African Football Association (Safa) and Bidvest Wits faced off in a tug-of-war for Phaka-mani Mahlambi’s services throughout the week...
    Beware the amiable Swede, he’s steel
    Beware the amiable Swede, he’s steel
    Almost everybody who knows Swede Kjell Jonevret, the newly appointed Orlando Pirates coach, waxes lyrical about him. And there are a few themes...
    Tough love needed to save PSL
    Tough love needed to save PSL
    The chairperson of the Premier Soccer League (PSL), Dr Irvin Khoza, who also happens to be chairperson of beleaguered Orlando Pirates, finds himself...
    Messy CAF politics precede Super Cup
    Messy CAF politics precede Super Cup
    The Confederation of African Football (CAF) bigwigs landed in South Africa this week to attend the annual Super Cup tie between Mamelodi Sundowns and...
    ​CAF presidency politics precede Super Cup
    ​CAF presidency politics precede Super Cup
    The Confederation of African Football (CAF) bigwigs landed in South Africa this week to attend the annual Super Cup tie between local side Mamelodi...
    Downs spark local clubs’ interest in things up north
    Downs spark local clubs’ interest in things up north
    The incredible journey that took Patrice Motsepe’s Mamelodi Sundowns to the summit of African football may have inspired a rethink and change of...
    Empty seats mar vaunted PSL restart
    Empty seats mar vaunted PSL restart
    Many fans of the local game were miffed when the Premier Soccer League (PSL) took a six-week break in honour of the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon)....
    Cameroon’s Afcon victory masks its deep troubles, says JoJo Bell
    Cameroon’s Afcon victory masks its deep troubles, says JoJo Bell
    In the comfort of his hotel room in Libreville, Gabon, Joseph Antoine-Bell pulled down his fedora hat, folded his arms and, despite Cameroon...
    Afcon finalists prove their worth
    Afcon finalists prove their worth
    Egyptian goalkeeper Essam El-Hadary has inscribed his name on the hearts of millions of his compatriots — and in bold, gold letters. The...
    Afcon keeps the pundits guessing
    Afcon keeps the pundits guessing
    He was considered the most provocative, if not the most controversial, figure in football during his playing days. The European media labelled him...
    Zim mood sombre after Afcon exit
    Zim mood sombre after Afcon exit
    The people of Gabon staged a silent but noticeable protest and started a biting boycott of the remaining matches of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations...
    Afcon 2017: Minnows set field on fire
    Afcon 2017: Minnows set field on fire
    The 2017 Africa Cup of Nations finally got underway in Gabon after months of uncertainty caused by reports that the country was not ready to host the...