Category archives for: Football

Chippa Utd ends winless season

Chippa United head coach Norman Mapeza

from NJABULO MKHIZE in Durban DURBAN, (CAJ News) – BOTTOM placed Chippa United have ended their winless season following a brace by William Twala that gave them a desperately needed 2-0 victory over AmaZulu FC in a tightly contested ABSA premiership match at Princess Magogo Stadium in Durban on Saturday night. The victory was the […]

Highlands Park could compound lowly Pirates’ crises

Highlands Park head coach Owen Da Gama. Photo Gavin Barker/BackpagePix

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – HIGH-flying Highlands Park look set to add to struggling Orlando Pirates’ miseries when the two sides clash at the Makhulong Stadium in Tembisa on Tuesday evening. The match could not have come at a worse time for Pirates, with Highlands one of the Absa Premiership’s in-form sides and […]

Mapeza hopes for new Chippa lease of life

Newly appointed Chippa United Coach and Zimbabwe national, Norman Mapeza

by TINTSWALO BALOYI  JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – AFTER getting his Absa Premiership coaching career off to a victory, Chippa United mentor, Norman Mapeza, revealed he had to revive the hunger among players to venture upfront than merely focus on keeping possession. The strategy worked as the Chilli Boys secured their first victory of the season […]

Nigerians turn their backs on local football

Kano Pillars FC players celebrate after drubbing rival FC Ifeanyi Ubah 3-0 in Kano. Photo supplied

from OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – LOCALS are shunning the Nigerian Professional Football League because of perceptions of match fixing, bad officiating, poor coverage of matches as well as low publicity and general maladministration. This is according to surveys by NOIPolls, which indicated only 22 percent of respondents follow the local […]

Tembo inks name into South African football folklore

SuperSport United Head Coach, Kaitano Tembo

SAVIOUS KWINIKA  Editor-In-Chief JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – BY guiding his team to the MTN 8 trophy, Supersport United coach, Kaitano Tembo, has written his name in the South African football history books by becoming arguably the first individual to win the same cup as a coach and a player. Already a legend at Zimbabwean powerhouse, […]

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