What’s in City Press Sport: How Benni landed Man United coaching job | R500 000 guaranteed bonus | No beef between PSL’s honorary doctors, Kaizer and Irvin

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What's in City Press Sport July 31 2022
What's in City Press Sport July 31 2022

COLUMNS

Tim Spirit: Banyana’s party is over; it’s time to get serious

Things at Bafana Bafana need urgent attention and if Hugo Broos fails in his duties, we know where the problem lies.

Side Entry: The World Cup pieces are falling into place for unpredictable Proteas

This time last year, the Proteas were a consistent T20 international team, however, their adoring public didn’t appreciate it one bit.

Opinion: Don’t undermine calls for equal pay in sport

It was inevitable that everyone would jump on to the bandwagon of Banyana Banyana’s Women’s Afcon triumph.

However, what is worrying is when some government departments award cash incentives to individual players.

STORIES

How Benni landed Man United coaching job

In one of the best-kept secrets in football – that Benni McCarthy has linked up with Manchester United – is no doubt the biggest move involving a South African coach.

Khune’s bid to regain the gloves

“If Gianluigi Buffon [the legendary Italian goalkeeper] is still going strong at 44 and I am only 35, it means I still have another five if not six seasons in my hands.”

R500 000 guaranteed bonus

Banyana Banyana players are guaranteed more than R500 000 each for winning the Women’s Africa Cup of Nations last weekend.

Yesterday, Safa chief financial officer Grony Hluyo sought to clarify the confusion that followed the senior national women’s team’s victory in Morocco.

No beef between PSL’s honorary doctors, Kaizer and Irvin

Kaizer Motaung has officially joined a small group of top local football bosses who go by the honorary title of doctor, including Irvin Khoza, the Orlando Pirates boss and PSL founding member and chairperson, in being honoured in this way.

Mngqithi: ‘No one is entitled to a starting berth at Downs’

Mamelodi Sundowns co-coach Manqoba Mngqithi has hit back at those critics who have accused the multiple PSL champions of wrecking the international careers of Bafana Bafana players at the star-studded club.

Mark Williams advises Banyana hero Magaia to strike now

Bafana Bafana legend Mark Williams wishes that the same opportunities that came his way after his brace won South Africa the 1996 Afcon title could open up for the latest national hero, Banyana Banyana striker Hildah Magaia.

Matlou shares her tips for longevity in the game

Banyana Banyana veteran defender Noko Matlou wants to continue playing for the national team for as long as her body can carry her.

Women footballers still not getting the big bucks

In Europe at the Women’s Euros, the story is much the same…

ASA may be redeemed at Commonwealth Games

South Africa’s track and field athletes, who failed to win a single medal at the recently concluded World Athletics Championships, will be wanting to redeem themselves at the Commonwealth Games.

Confident Boks must beware the chastised All Blacks

Whatever the permutations, the Springboks will do well to carry on considering the All Blacks as the greatest challenge in rugby if they don’t want to be embarrassed by the desperate Kiwis.

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