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Ganglands heroes don’t wear capes

Ordinary people are doing what they can to help children surrounded by gunfire and drugs on the Cape Flats

The secret of North Africa’s football dominance

The CAF Champions League, Confederation Cup and Super Cup are are held by North African teams. What’s behind the region’s footballing dominance?

‘Crazy’ Mzimela is Dikwena’s go-to guy

The Platinum Stars goalie loves making a meal out of penalties.

U-20 team boost SA’s future hopes

The dream is to make it to Korea, and then there’s the Olympics after that

Life or death: What Afcon means to our football-mad continent

Bafana and Nigeria may be sitting out the tournament, but it still offers plenty of mouthwatering clashes

​It’s Sundowns’ time to shine

The Brazilians have a chance to give the world a taste of South African-style football.

Sundowns trounces Amakhosi in title win

Mamelodi Sundowns dominated the game to take the Telkom Knockout Final trophy, in a 3-1 win.

Pirates makes a super comeback

The Orlando Pirates beat SuperSport United 2-1, climbing to fourth place in the Premiership standings.

Silva shines for City

The skill of seeing a football pitch as a field of endless angles rather than a north-to-south battlefield is beautifully expressed by David Silva.

Tripoli ruled unsafe for international football

Libya's 2012 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Comoros has been moved from Tripoli because of the country's political turmoil.

Getting too big for their boots

The advancement of football in Africa is being hamstrung by the gigantic egos of star players.

Nigeria

Expectations are diminished for Nigeria, but it was not long ago that the Super Eagles were seen as the most likely African nation to do well.

Shaky display in Angola

The recent disappointing start to the Africa Cup of Nations suggests that there is still a long way to go before the continent can conquer the world.

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