Category archives for: Football

Matloga reveals secrets to Baroka’s early season league success

Richard Matloga

By GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – BAROKA FC attacking midfielder, Richard Matloga, has attributed the team’s current form in the league to teamwork and a fierce work ethic. He said there was so much solidarity at the on -form Limpopo Province based side with the players motivating each other each time the  chips are down. This has seen […]

African footballer of the year nominees revealed

Confederation of African Football (CAF)

By AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – REIGNING African Player of the Year,Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, and Player of the Year – Based in Africa, Dennis Onyango, are again nominated for the awards. Ugandan goalkeeper Onyango is nominated for both accolades alongside teammate Percy Tau at South African side Mamelodi Sundowns and Zambian Fackson Kapumbu. The Confederation of […]

Limpopo, Cape Town rivalry headlines TKO 2017


by GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE odds are heavily stacked against the Limpopo-based sides as the Telkom Knockout Challenge (TKO) kicks off this weekend. They come against tricky opponents from Cape Town. Baroka FC, beaten in the league for the first time this past weekend, would nonetheless be eager to transfer their good […]

History points to evenly-balanced Soweto derby

Soweto Derby

By GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – KAIZER Chiefs coach, Steve Komphela, despite being under pressure from some section of fans, has welcomed the stability in the Chiefs coaching job. He hinted this could work to Chiefs’ advantage when his side tackles Orlando Pirates in a Soweto derby on Saturday. Pirates on the other hand have seen […]

Chairman Mphahlele on cloud nine after Baroka purple patch

Baroka FC chairman, Khurishi Mphahlele

By GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – UPBEAT Baroka FC chairman, Khurishi Mphahlele, believes his team is defying its detractors by topping the Premier Soccer League table and having a player creating history by being the first African and goalkeeper among the top contenders for the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) Puskas Award. Such […]

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