What’s in City Press Sport: Safa-Ghana feud threatens to affect relations | Cricket SA aims for 50 percent participation in Proteas India test series
Tin spirit: The -pointment of CAF umpires is a matter of serious concern
African football development is going nowhere with the kind of robberies we have witnessed. One of the biggest flaws in the game on the continent is poor governance and by limiting it to the controversial Ghana-South Africa game we’re missing out on the bigger picture.
Side entry: The focus on the “victim mentality” of the SA fans delays dealing with legitimate topics – again
For a country proud of its resilience, South Africa made a more than passable impression this week as a wail.
World rugby sparked the outrage by not nominating even a Springbok player for Player of the Year award. Safa took a page from the book of SA Rugby’s rugby director, Rassie Erasmus, publicly dissecting the referee’s performance after Bafana Bafana lost in World Cup qualifying to Ghana and World Rugby (surprise, surprise) banned Erasmus for wrongdoing for his video criticizing a referee’s decisions.
PSL suffers a loss of R9 million
The PSL’s recent financial results paint a picture of a league making tons of money, but rising operating costs are putting its bottom line at risk.
The feud between Safa and Ghana threatens to damage relations
As the war of words between South Africa and Ghana escalated this week after the aftermath of the controversial game between the two countries last week, Safa now finds the behavior of the Ghanaian Football Association confusing. The dispute between the two associations has gotten out of hand with allegations and counterclaims.
Safa’s petty politics: Ria Ledwaba out in the cold
In what some of her colleagues have described as “the most shameful deed and blatantly dirty tricks” ahead of next year’s Safa elections, Vice-President Ria Ledwaba had to watch the recent FIFA World Cup qualifier between Bafana Bafana and Zimbabwe at the FNB Stadium “Extra strong” stand.
Tau lets us into his ‘PERCY room’
Percy Tau insists the South African strong presence on Al Ahly’s technical team did not affect his decision to join the Egyptian powerhouse. He also talks about his new look, but not about married life
Motsepe offers to acquire another club
Patrice Motsepe and Johann Rupert build a Bulls empire for Jake White in South Africa. The respective companies of the business magnates – African Rainbow C -ital and Remgro – are considering a 74 percent stake in the Pumas, which will further strengthen the hand of the Bulls trainer.
Tyson is lost in the Bucs system
ANALYSIS: After a much-touted move to the Orlando Pirates last season, Thulani “Tyson” Hlatshwayo seems to be struggling to fit into the Bucs’ game system, especially in their patient setup from behind.
Ntseki takes on the role of head coach of the chiefs with ease
On June 1, Molefi Ntseki began his new role at Naturena as head of the Kaizer Chiefs Technical and Youth Development Academy. The former head coach of Bafana tells Bafana what he was up to in the background in Chiefs Village, the home of the Glamor Boys.
England takes revenge on springboks
Eddie Jones’ England, which had been in pain for almost two years since losing the rugby World Cup final in J -an, returned the favor on Saturday evening with a points win against world champions Springboks in Twickenham in London.
Cricket SA aims for 50 percent participation in Proteas India test series
A 50% occupancy rate in local stadiums for international cricket this summer is a realistic goal, believes Pholetsi Moseki, acting CEO of Cricket SA.
Thank you for the life lessons Sir Lewis!
I’ve watched the F1 Grand Prix for more than 35 years, but the spectacle that took place on Sunday at the Interlagos circuit in Sao Paulo, Brazil was arguably the best I’ve ever seen.
And Lewis Hamilton was the unmistakable star driver, notes guest author Tebogo Khaas