Category archives for: Sports

Global soccer summit proceeds regardless of COVID-19

Proteas batsman Hashim Amla runs a quick single in an ODI match against Pakistan at the Supersport Park on 25 January 2019 in Centurion. Picture: AFP

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE first World Football Summit (WFS) to be held in Africa will proceed next week despite the host country, South Africa, conforming cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19). The event is scheduled for the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre (ICC) in Durban on March 17-18. Three cases of […]

Inspired Chiefs defeat Pirates in Soweto derby

Daniel Akpeyi

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – AN inspired goalkeeping performance and a brilliant individual effort guided Kaizer Chiefs to a 1-0 win over Orlando Pirates in an Absa Premiership match at the FNB Stadium on Saturday. Nigerian goalkeeper, Daniel Akpeyi, and midfielder Lebogang Manyama were the heroes for Chiefs in this Soweto Derby. Pirates […]

Late arrivals denounced ahead of Soweto derby

German coaches Ernst Middendorp, Josef Zinnbauer stare each other. Photo by Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix

by MTHULISI SIBANDA  Africa Editor JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE incessant delay in the kickoff of matches, as a safety measure to quell disaster posed by fans coming late into the stadiums, is a persistent sideshow blighting the image of the South African Premiership, a league that takes pride in its ranking as the most lucrative […]

BREAKING: Zimbabwe proposes Orlando Stadium for AFCON match

Zimbabwe Warriors players celebrating: Khama Billiat, Knowledge Musona and Teenage Hadebe

from WELLINGTON TONI in Harare, Zimbabwe Zimbabwe Bureau Chief HARARE, (CAJ News) – THE Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) has earmarked the Orlando Stadium in neighbouring South Africa for its opening 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier following a ban on the use of Zimbabwean stadia by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to host international […]

Inside Zifa wars: Kamambo vs Chiyangwa

COSAFA President Phillip Chiyangwa

from WELLINGTON TONI in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – JUST how dirty can Zimbabwe football get? Current Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) President Felton Kamambo and his predecessor Phillip Chiyangwa (also Cosafa president) are fighting a bitter cold war that has seen local football taking a back seat, with more energy put on wars than […]

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