Category archives for: Sports

COSAFA Cup a timely preparation for AFCON 2019

COSAFA defending champions Zimbabwe ready to roar again

from NJABULO BUTHELEZI in Durban DURBAN, (CAJ News) – NOW that the dust has settled between the Council of African Football Associations (COSAFA) and Zimbabwe after the latter pulled out of hosting the tournament, the country is again a favourite to put some daylight between themselves and nearest rivals when the COSAFA Cup kicks off […]

Premiership Goal of the Season nominees announced

Khama Billiat

by  SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE ABSA premiership have announced three nominees for the 2018/2019 Goal of the Season accolade. After a week-long voting process, Zimbabwe international Khama Billiat (Kaizer Chiefs), Teboho Mokoena (SuperSport United) and Vincent Pule (Orlando Pirates) have emerged as the top three premiership footballers vying for the award. They […]

Nedbank Cup offers Chiefs chance to redeem pride

Nedbank Cup trophy

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE curtain officially comes down the South African Premiership this coming weekend with the Nedbank Cup final between Kaizer Chiefs and lower division side, TS Galaxy, at the Moses Mabhidha Stadium in Durban. It is the only trophy on offer after Mamelodi Sundowns defended their league title last […]

Indiscipline haunts Africa’s richest football league

Mamelodi Sundowns head coach Pitso Mosimane fumes at the assistant match official

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – AT face value, the South African Premiership has been enthralling, with the champions and the relegated side to be confirmed on the final day. While it goes down to the wire, in reality, it has been one of the most forgettable campaigns after a series of indiscipline, poor […]

COSAFA, Zimbabwe row escalates over 2020 tournament

Zimbabwe minister of sport, Kirsty Coventry

from DANAI MWARUMBA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – THE fallout between the Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (COSAFA) and its affiliate Zimbabwe is worsening after the country hinted it would not host the region’s premier competition next year. Zimbabwe appears undeterred by the decision of the COSAFA Disciplinary Committee to slap the […]

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