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Why the Nedbank Cup will never be the same again

With a nation watching, Jomo Cosmos is one side look to use the Nedbank Cup to rediscover their prestige.

Women’s league in Safa limbo

Teams and coaches have been left in the dark about the planned women’s football league

Bafana confront their hoodoo

All too often the team panic when they play a lesser nation but the coach is working on that

Stampede: We’ve been here before

Previous Soweto derbies have turned tragic, so why have we not learned from past mistakes?

Gene find may save players’ lives

Mayosi, who is dean of the health sciences faculty dean at the UCT said identifying the gene would enable doctors to apply preventative techniques

U-20 team boost SA’s future hopes

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

SA football to face Fifa bribery charges

The international football association claims it received a bribe from South Africa ahead of the 2010 Soccer World Cup.

Hawks opt not to swoop on Fifa bribe allegations

The Hawks have declared that they are not formally investigating Safa or Jordaan over allegations that a $10-million bribe was paid to Fifa.

Fifa orders probe into Safa match-fixing

A match-fixing scandal involving the national soccer team is to be investigated by an independent judicial inquiry with backing from Fifa.

Stumbling Safa stuck in defence

Damned if it does and damned if it doesn't, Safa has been making cutbacks. But it has also been neglecting development.

Who can stop Fat Alice at Orlando Pirates?

Sources agree that Fat Alice is piling on the kilos again - but her chefs of choice these days wear black and white, not black and gold.

Komphela named new Bafana assistant coach

Safa has named Steve Komphela as Bafana Bafana's second assistant coach, who has been contracted ona part-time basis until after the 2014 World Cup.

Agents barred from choosing referees

South Africa will not to allow agents to appoint referees for friendly fixtures after allegations of match-fixing at pre-2010 World Cup warm-up games.

Khoza lashes Safa and Mashaba for Algeria scramble

Irvin Khoza has blamed Safa and SA under-23 coach Shakes Mashaba's failure to follow procedure for the struggle to get players to face Algeria.

Mbalula to brief Parliament about Cricket SA, Safa

Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula will deliver his views on the cricket and soccer governing bodies when he speaks to Parliament on Tuesday.

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