Category archives for: Football

Vodacom View+ connects passionate fans to soccer

aizer Chiefs and Mamelodi Sundowns

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – VODACOM is offering customers the opportunity to live stream the inaugural Shell Helix Ultra Cup between South African football giants Kaizer Chiefs and Mamelodi Sundowns on Saturday. The highly-anticipated soccer match kicks off at FNB Stadium west of Johannesburg at 15h00. Vodacom’s View+ platform has been granted exclusive rights to […]

SA teens flying Africa flag high in Paris

Some of the stars in the Vodacom NXT LVL soccer competition and their mentors

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – A team of South African youngsters is in France to represent the country at the Paris World Games. They will further showcase their football skills in Sweden, completing their Vodacom NXT LVL-sponsored international soccer tour. The young stars, aged 15 to 18, were successful in the NXT LVL’s […]

Nigeria crash out of World Cup at the death

Argentina captain Lionel Messi

from KARIM KADDOURI in Moscow, Russia MOSCOW, (CAJ News) – ARGENTINA have broken Nigeria’s hearts, and by extension, those of millions of Africans, with a late winner during a nail-biting Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) Group D encounter at the Saint Petersburg Stadium in Russia. Marcos Rojo scored with four minutes remaining to seal […]

Senegal keep World Cup knockout hopes alive


AFRICAN hopefuls Senegal have enhanced their chances of qualifying for the knockout stage of the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) World Cup following a thrilling 2-p2 draw against Japan. The West Africans maintained their unbeaten start to the tournament in front of over 32 500 spectators at the Ekaterinburg Arenaon Sunday evening. Liverpool forward Sadio […]

Senegal beat Poland 2-1

M’Baye Niang celebrate his goal with Senegalese teammates

from ADEWALE OKAFOR in Otkrytie Arena, Russia OTKRYTIE, (CAJ News) – YES, it’s Senegal, an African team, coached by African man, redeemed the pride of the continent. Affectionately known as “The Lions of Teranga”, Senegal transformed the African flame in the ongoing Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup tournament in Russia following their […]

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