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League Goliaths seek revenge against cup Davids Baroka

Baroka FC's history making Head Coach Wedson Nyirenda being lifted high by players after lifting the Telkom Knock-Out Crown at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, photo by Michael Sheehan/Gallo Images

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – STILL basking in the glory of a history-making Telkom Knockout (TKO) triumph, Baroka FC return to league action against two of the teams it knocked out enroute to winning the cup. League holders Mamelodi Sundowns and Bidvest Wits are among the sides the Limpopo underdogs dispatched on their […]

Tshwane derby headlines Absa Premiership return

SuperSport United leading goal scorer, Evans Rusike

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – A Tshwane derby featuring defending champions, Mamelodi Sundowns, and Supersport United is the highlight of the resumption of the South African Premiership this weekend. The two sides clash at the Lucas Moripe Stadium on Sunday on the back of what has been disappointing campaigns by their standards, particularly […]

Visa, CAF seal sponsorship deal

On the left is Visa Regional President for Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa Andrew Torre with CAF President Ahmad Ahmad at the signing ceremony for Visa as a sponsor of the Total AFCON tournament

from RUSSELL ADADEVOH in Accra, Ghana ACCRA, (CAJ News) – PREPARATIONS for the Total Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament in 2019 and 2021 have received a major boost after Visa, the global leader in payments, announced a partnership with the Confederation of African Football (CAF). The sponsorship deal will make the payments giant the […]

It’s Baroka versus Pirates: TKO final

Wedson Nyirenda, Baroka FC Head Coach

by TINTSWALO BALOYI POLOKWANE, (CAJ News) – IT’S official – Baroka FC will be battling out with premiership season campaigners Orlando Pirates in the Telkom Knock-Out final at Port Elizabeth next week. This follows Baroka’s narrow 1-0 victory over Bidvest Wits in a thrilling Telkom semi final played at Peter Mokoba Stadium in Polokwane on […]

Liberia beat Zimbabwe 1-0

William Jebor

from MULBAH WESSEH in Monrovia, Liberia MONROVIA, (CAJ News) – LIBERIA have beaten Zimbabwe 1-0 in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Group G encounter played at Samuel Kenyon Doe Sports Complex, Monrovia, Liberia on Sunday. A solitary strike by William Jebor in the 72nd minute is all the Liberians needed to move to the […]

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