Category archives for: Football

Free State Stars lifts Nedbank Cup

Nedbank Cup champions, Free State Stars

from DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – A SOLITARY strike by Goodman Dlamini in 44th minute earned Free State Stars the 2017/2018 Nedbank trophy, which was strongly contested at Cape Town Stadium on Saturday. Free State narrowly beat Maritzburg United 1-0 in the Nedbank Cup final to lift the title, which […]

Carling Black Label Cup postponed

Soweto Derby

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE annual Carling Black Label Champion Cup featuring Soweto rivals Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates has been postponed because of the forthcoming World Cup in Russia. Organisers said the deferment would allow South African Breweries’ new stable-mate in the AB InBev portfolio, Budweiser, to activate their global sponsorship of […]

Absa Premiership battles head for photo finish

absa premiership

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA Editor JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MAMELODI Sundowns might have wrapped a record eighth league title but the battle to finish inside the top four, the fight to avoid relegation and the race to win the top goal scorer award will all go to the wire. With the championship race done and dusted and Orlando […]

CAF praises Salah after historic England crowning

Egyptian Mohamed Salah

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE Confederation of African Football (CAF) has congratulated Egyptian Mohamed Salah on his decoration as England Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) Player of the Year for the 2017/18 season. He became the first African-born player to win the honour after a stellar season with Liverpool. The 25-year old has scored […]

Nedbank slams South African football hooligans

Nedbank

from NJABULO BUTHELEZI in Durban DURBAN, (CAJ News) – NEDBANK, the financial institution, has condemned the bloody violence that marred a match in a football competition it sponsors in South Africa. The denunciation comes days after unruly spectators attacked security guards and destroyed broadcasting equipment at the Nedbank Cup semi-final match between Kaizer Chiefs and […]

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