Three British businessmen have opened an academy in Durban to find talented young players for the English Premier League
Soccer legend Lucas ‘Rhoo’ Radebe is a busy man, but he made time in his hectic schedule to speak to Ntombizodwa Makhoba about his fondest childhood memories, how his soccer career began, and, as a father of eight, his legacy
It’s been 25 years since South Africa lifted the Africa Cup of Nations. Instead of dawning a new era, Bafana Bafana went backwards in spite of the country’s footballing wealth and infrastructure
A delayed elective congress and ongoing Bafana bungles place the body’s credibility on the line
But others recall the brutality of his soldiers and police and the illusion of freedom
Members of the Afcon-winning squad say today’s team has what it takes to replicate past glories
Former South African and Leeds United defender Lucas Radebe is part of a consortium negotiating to buy a stake in the English football club.
South Africa needs to build four world-class youth soccer academies in the major centres if Bafana Bafana are to become a force in soccer again.
Supporters of hosts South Africa will be anxious onlookers on Friday evening when the 2010 World Cup draw is made.
Mark Gleeson is a living legend of African football — and probably the only man at the Africa Cup of Nations who has been photographed naked for the Serbian edition of Playboy. It was not full frontal, which is just as well as he’s taller than Peter Crouch.
Despite qualifying automatically as hosts of the 2010 World Cup, South Africa got some of the toughest opposition possible as preparation in the 2010 World Cup draw on Sunday. The draw, broadcast live to 170 territories, took place at the Durban International Convention Centre.
Fifa president Sepp Blatter arrived in Durban on Thursday amid tight security. His arrival ahead of the 2010 preliminary draw came on the same day that 2010 South African local organising committee CEO Danny Jordaan unveiled the 2009 Confederations Cup emblem at Durban’s International Convention Centre.
The strike at the 2010 stadium in Durban will not affect the preliminary draw of the Soccer World Cup, local organising committee CEO Danny Jordaan said on Wednesday. Workers at the stadium went on strike last week demanding better wages and monthly project bonuses of R1 500. The draw will determine the playing groups for the World Cup in South Africa.
Confirmation that the Soccer World Cup has arrived on the shores of Africa is little more than a week away. The reality for many in the soccer fraternity will only sink in when they watch the preliminary draw beaming out from Durban’s International Convention Centre to television screens across the world.
Oom Os du Randt — the Springbok loosehead prop — is one of the most experienced sports stars in the country. At the ripe old age of 35 and with two World Cup winners’ medals around his neck, he has a lot to pass on to younger players, especially those who do not know how to handle success and end up in self-destruct mode.