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Ten-man South Africa held their own in patches, but ultimately were muscled out of their opening Fifa Under-20 World Cup game 5-2 by Argentina in a thriller at Stadion Miejski in Tychy, Poland on Saturday night.
Maritzburg United are one point away from retaining their place in Premier Soccer League after Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila gave them a huge advantage by beating Royal Eagles 2-1 in the fourth round of the PSL promotion play-offs at the Thohoyandou Stadium on Saturday.
Kaizer Chiefs have posted a message on their official website assuring their supporters the great Soweto club will investigate the reasons for an “unacceptable” season‚ and promised action to ensure the team comes back stronger in 2019-20.
Outside centre Tevita Kuridrani scored a hat-trick of tries to help the Brumbies to an important 22-10 win over the Bulls during their lively Super Rugby clash at the Gio Stadium in Canberra on Friday.
Former Springbok wing and leading South African Test try-scorer Bryan Habana believes that if Siya Kolisi lifts the World Cup later this year‚ the moment would be bigger than Nelson Mandela’s appearance in 1995 .
Banyana Banyana coach Desiree Ellis has defended her team’s poor form since qualifying for their first-ever Fifa World Cup in France‚ where they will meet Spain in 15 days’ time in their opening match of Group B.
Former Kaizer Chiefs striker Pollen Ndlanya is not jumping on the bandwagon of blaming football manager Bobby Motaung alone for the club’s woes‚ saying Amakhosi’s management as a whole “have failed” the team.