Category archives for: Sports

BREAKING: Zimbabwe proposes Orlando Stadium for AFCON match

Zimbabwe Warriors players celebrating: Khama Billiat, Knowledge Musona and Teenage Hadebe

from WELLINGTON TONI in Harare, Zimbabwe Zimbabwe Bureau Chief HARARE, (CAJ News) – THE Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) has earmarked the Orlando Stadium in neighbouring South Africa for its opening 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier following a ban on the use of Zimbabwean stadia by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to host international […]

Inside Zifa wars: Kamambo vs Chiyangwa

COSAFA President Phillip Chiyangwa

from WELLINGTON TONI in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – JUST how dirty can Zimbabwe football get? Current Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) President Felton Kamambo and his predecessor Phillip Chiyangwa (also Cosafa president) are fighting a bitter cold war that has seen local football taking a back seat, with more energy put on wars than […]

Uganda, Kenyan footballers banned for match-fixing

Moses Chikati (right). File photo.

by TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) has imposed a life ban on Ugandan player, George Mandela, for match-fixing. Three Kenyans- Moses Chikati, Festus Okiring and Festo Omukoto- have been banned for a period of four years. FIFA stated on Tuesday (yesterday ‘today’) that the formal disciplinary proceedings […]

Germans rule the roost in SA Premiership campaign

Kaizer Chiefs Football Club Head Coach Ernst Middendorp

by MTHULISI SIBANDA Africa Editor JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – KAIZER Chiefs fans that ridiculed the appointment of Ernst Middendorp as head coach are surely eating humble pie. Their success-starved cross city rivals that had misgivings at Josef Zinnbauer taking the reins at Orlando Pirates, are in the same predicament. This as the two German tacticians’ […]

South Africa eases diplomatic standoff with Morocco

South African Football Association (SAFA) President Danny Jordan. File photo

from MTHOKOZISI DUBE in Casablanca, Morocco CASABLANCA, (CAJ News) – SOUTH Africa will briefly put aside its diplomatic differences with Morocco aside when the country’s football head attends meetings to be held in the North African country on Saturday. Danny Jordan, South African Football Association (SAFA) President, will attend a symposium to be held in […]

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