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Minnows target titans in Nedbank Cup 2020

Nedbank Cup 2020 draw

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SEVERAL upstarts will seek to turn the tables on their more established counterparts when the Nedbank Cup, South Africa’s oldest and one of the most prestigious knockout competitions, kicks off next month. The draw was conducted in Johannesburg on Thursday at the Nedbank head office in Sandton. Eight […]

Mane worthy winner of African Footballer of the Year award

Sadio Mane

from AHMED MOOLA in Cairo, Egypt CAIRO, (CAJ News) – AFTER helping his English premiership side win the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) Champions League, finishing joint top scorer in the Premiership and starring in Liverpool’s imminent first title in 30 years, the African Footballer of the Year is deserved recognition for Sadio Mane’s […]

Riveting Absa Premiership remains anyone’s game

Kaizer Chiefs coach, Ernst Middendorp

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – HALFWAY into the season, it is anybody’s game in the upper and lower ends of the table as well as the top eight as the race for the Absa Premiership hots up at the halfway stage. At the commencement of the second round of fixtures early January, there […]

Premiership football back after festive break

Golden Arrows and Zimbabwe Warriors striker Knox Mutizwa. Profile photo

by TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE Absa Premiership resumes on Friday with a middle-of-the-table fixture between Lamontville Golden Arrows and Maritzburg United. They will contest the KwaZulu-Natal derby at Harry Gwala Stadium in Pietermaritzburg. Arrows are placed seventh on the log at 20 points and Maritzburg just below them with two points behind. […]

COSAFA, UEFA ties to boost the Beautiful Game

COSAFA President Phillip Chiyangwa (left) with his UEFA counterpart Aleksander Ceferin. Photo supplied

from NDABENI MLOTSHWA in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe VICTORIA FALLS, (CAJ News) – FOOTBALL standards in Southern Africa are poised for a major improvement as the sub-region’s mother body explores partnerships with the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA). The anticipation follows a meeting in Zimbabwe between visiting UEFA President, Aleksander Ceferin, and Phillip Chiyangwa, the […]

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