Syria sorry as SWC bid ends in tears

2017-10-10 16:34

Syria coach Ayman al-Hakim said Mahmoud al-Mawas's extra-time red card was the turning point as his war-torn team's fairytale World Cup bid ended.

Rudy stunner helps Germany ease into SWC finals

2017-10-05 23:13

Sebastian Rudy, Sandro Wagner and Joshua Kimmich secured defending champions Germany's place at the 2018 World Cup with a win over Northern Ireland.

Bafana: Symbol of a nation’s stagnation

2017-09-06 12:36

How do you pick the bones from another performance marked only by acute, universal emptiness? Rob Houwing tries with Bafana …

Bafana botch-up creates ‘group of death’

2017-09-04 16:56

SA may be further away from their 2018 World Cup dream, at the midway stage of qualifiers, than they were at the start, says Rob Houwing.

Fans' Nazi chants a 'shame on Germany' - Loew

2017-09-03 15:10

Germany coach Joachim Loew dubbed as "shameful" Nazi-era chanting by a hardcore group of "so-called fans" during a World Cup qualifier.

Germany on brink as Kane ends drought

2017-09-02 08:08

Mats Hummels has fired Germany to the brink of qualification for the 2018 Soccer World Cup on Friday with a late winner against the Czech Republic.

Bafana suffer 2018 SWC qualifying setback

2017-09-02 07:34

Nigeria hammered African champions Cameroon to virtually seal a 2018 SWC place, but Ghana drew and SA lost to suffer serious qualifying setbacks.

10-man Bafana go down to Cape Verde

2017-09-01 22:36

A ten-man Bafana Bafana have lost to Cape Verde in their 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier in Praia.

Kamikaze tackling a danger for Bafana

2016-10-14 10:58

Kamikaze tackling against tricky Senegal could end with Bafana paying the penalty, reports Sy Lerman.

Shakes names Bafana starting XI

2016-10-08 09:33

Defender Thulani Hlatshwayo will captain Bafana Bafana in their first 2018 World Cup qualifier against Burkina Faso.


Bafana thrash Burkina Faso to keep SWC dream alive

2017-10-07 16:56

Bafana Bafana have kept their slim chance of qualifying for the 2018 Soccer World Cup alive by thrashing Burkina Faso in a Group D Africa qualifier.

Job done says Kane as England reach SWC

2017-10-05 23:10

Harry Kane insisted qualifying for the World Cup was all that mattered after England booked their place with a limp win over Slovenia.

Bafana's crisis ‘part of the job’ reasons Baxter

2017-09-05 11:37

The trials and tribulations while at the helm of Bafana Bafana is nothing news for Stuart Baxter, Sy Lerman reckons.

Baxter calls for his troops to respond

2017-09-04 11:20

Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter has hinted that he might ring some changes to the team that takes the field at Moses Mabhida Stadium.

FIFA clear Ola Aina for Nigeria-Cameroon

2017-09-02 14:01

Nigeria have received clearance from FIFA for Chelsea defender Ola Aina to make his international debut in the SWC qualifier against Cameroon..

Mexico book World Cup berth

2017-09-02 07:50

Mexico became the fifth team to guarantee their place at the 2018 SWC as the US crashed to defeat at home to Costa Rica.

Kane's double helps England to victory

2017-09-01 23:09

Harry Kane scored a brace to help Gareth Southgate's lacklustre England to a 4-0 win over minnows Malta.

Struggling Argentina fire coach Bauza

2017-04-11 07:34

Argentina's football association fired Edgardo Bauza as coach of the crisis-hit national team as it struggles to qualify for next year's World Cup.

Good and bad news for Bafana

2016-10-11 13:42

Sy Lerman reports on Bafana Bafana’s Soccer World Cup qualifying prospects following the start of qualifying matches.

Four-goal Ronaldo stars for Portugal

2016-10-08 07:46

Cristiano Ronaldo marked his international return with four goals in a 6-0 mauling of hapless Andorra.

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