Kaizer Chiefs are expected to announce Arthur Zwane and Dillon Sheppard as assistants to the club’s newly appointed head coach Gavin Hunt. The Langerman blooper exposes flaws in Brazilians’ admin. No one should be absolved from this chaos – the technical team included, writes Timothy Molobi.
In among the excitement of rugby returning courtesy of Super Fan Saturday next weekend, the game will have to cautiously pick its way through how it deals with the #BlackLivesMatter (often abbreviated as BLM) movement, writes Simnikiwe Xabanisa.
The PSL has ratified Safa’s request to extend the players’ registration window to the end of November. This is because Safa has fallen behind in concluding the programmes of amateur football leagues, which remain on hold because of the lockdown restrictions on sport during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Zungu is cut from the cloth of champions
Freddy Zungu might not have kicked a ball for Mamelodi Sundowns, but he is a club legend in his own right. The Sundowns kitman is the most decorated member of the Tshwane powerhouse, having won almost every medal in local football with a club he joined as a driver in 1990.
Black Leopards boss David Thidiela says he is looking for an experienced head coach to lead the club. “My two coaches will remain with the club. They are not going anywhere and have shown their value. However, we need an experienced coach to take over the team.
Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane has not just brought silverware to Chloorkop, he has also earned the club more than R100 million in prize money. In his eight years at the helm, the coach affectionately known as Jingles has brought 11 trophies to the Brazilians.
Boxing trainer Jan “Mabetha” Mathole relies on weather conditions to decide whether his team can train or not. For starters, the 62-year-old and his group of aspiring pugilists don’t have an indoor gym.
When the Sharks play the Bulls on Super Fan Saturday at Loftus Versfeld, the home team is guaranteed to have a whopping 10 fewer familiar players in its starting lineup than it did when the two sides met in the opening round of Super Rugby BC (before Covid-19) in January.
Over almost two decades, disadvantaged children in Mpumalanga’s Bushbuckridge area were excitedly playing cricket thanks to the efforts of one school teacher. But, two years ago, the project came to a grinding halt.