Category archives for: Football

SAFA launches Gauteng junior league

South African Football Association

Sports Reporter JOHANNESBURG – The South African Football Association (SAFA) has launched the Gauteng Development League, which will see over 20 academies battling against each other. Some of the academies that will take part in the league launched in Johannesburg on Tuesday are Supersport United, Mamelodi Sundowns, Bidvest Wits, Orlando Pirates, School of Excellence, Platinum Stars, […]

Eymael controversy lingers over Celtic’s Limpopo return

Luc Eymael

By GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE spotlight will once again fall on beleaguered former Polokwane City coach, Luc Eymael, when Bloemfontein Celtic visit Limpopo for a relegation decider against bottom-placed Baroka FC this weekend. The two struggling sides clash at the New Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane in a 15h00 kickoff on Sunday, […]

Sundowns rediscovers form, beat Free State 1-0

Thela Ngobeni

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA ORKNEY, (CAJ News) – ABSA premiership defending champions Mamelodi Sundowns narrowly beat stubborn Free State Stars 1-0 in an exciting league match played at James Motlatsi Stadium in Orkney on Sunday. First half strike by defender Motjeka Madisha in the 45th minute ensured the Brazilians kept pressure on log pacesetters Cape Town […]

Chiefs edge Chippa 1-0

George Lebese

by TINTSWALO BALOYI NELSPRUIT, (CAJ News) – NEWLY transformed Kaizer Chiefs continue with their winning form when they beat Chippa United 1-0 in a tightly contested league match played at Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit on Saturday. A solitary strike by substitute George Lebese five minutes before regulation time was all Amakhosi needed to jump from […]

Soweto rivals remember Ellis Park disaster

Ellis Park disaster

By MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – KAIZER Chiefs and Orlando Pirates have paid homage to the families of the 43 soccer fans killed during a stamped at the Ellis Park exactly 16 years ago. The fans perished after an estimated crowd of 120 000, double the capacity of the facility, crammed into the ellis […]

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