Category archives for: Football

Bafana beat weak Guinea Bissau 3-1

Percy Tau

from NJABULO BUTHELEZI in Durban, KZN DURBAN, (CAJ News) – BAFANA Bafana beat visiting Guinea Bissau 3-1 in a dull international friendly played at Moses Mabhida stadium in Durban on Saturday. The host nation grabbed their important goals through penalty spot kick by Kermit Erasmus, hard running Mamelodi Sundowns forward Percy Tau and Andile Jali […]

Modiba paves way for next Limpopo soccer star

Aubrey Modiba

By GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE search is on for the next South African football star to emerge from the Limpopo Province. The country’s northernmost province’s hopefuls will be the most inspired of the aspirants with the latest exciting star to grace topflight football after he was identified through the programme, Aubrey Modiba, […]

FIFA bans biased Ghanaian referee for life


From RUSSEL ADADEVOH IN Accra, Ghana ACCRA, (CAJ News) – THE Disciplinary Committee of the Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) has imposed a life ban on Ghanaian match official, Joseph Odartei Lamptey, for his controversial handling of a the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier between South Africa and Senegal in November. He has been […]

Ahmad election ends Hayatou’s lengthy CAF reign

Madagascar's Ahmad Ahmad (left) beats Issa Hayatou to become new CAF President

from ADANE BIKILA in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Ethiopia Bureau ADDIS ABABA, (CAJ News) – MADAGASCAR executive Ahmad Ahmad, is the new President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) after elections held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. This brings to end the 29-year reign of Cameroonian strongman, Issa Hayatou, whom he beat 34-20 votes in a […]

CAF vs. Chiyangwa ahead of watershed polls

(COSAFA)  & ZFA President, Philip Chiyangwa

By TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE decision by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to discipline its Southern affiliate’s President, Phillip Chiyangwa, will further antagonize strained relationships between the mother body and its entity. Following the CAF Executive Committee meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, it was announced late Tuesday the committee had recommended […]

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