What’s in City Press Sport: Pros and cons of Motsepe’s bid for CAF presidency; Up close and personal with new Safa boss

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Pirates rule Soweto – again

Orlando Pirates continued their dominance of Kaizer Chiefs this season in the Soweto derby with a 2-1 win at Orlando Stadium yesterday.

Up close and personal with new Safa boss

Daniel Mothowagae sits down with newly appointed Safa CEO Tebogo Motlanthe, who has been part of the association’s administration team since 2011, yet not much is known about him – despite having one of South Africa’s most prominent surnames.

Understanding Matlaba’s role at Al Ahly

As African giants Al Ahly prepare for the Fifa Club World Cup in Qatar next week, specialist coach Musi Matlaba will have the huge responsibility of providing the analysis on some of the biggest stars in world football.

CSA’s Yacoob: ‘Why I saw red’

Former Cricket SA (CSA) interim board chairperson Zak Yacoob has shed light on the behind-the-scenes events that led to him stepping down this week.

‘Unbalanced’ Proteas desperate to address collapse issue

The postal code on the sub-continent was different, but the result was depressingly familiar for the Proteas – they were outplayed, outfought and out-thought.

Tim Spirit: TTM saga should serve as a case study for PSL

One speaker at my friend’s wedding some years back told him that marriage was like a spooky house – when you are outside you want to go inside, but once you are in you want to get out. This seems to be the case with Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila (TTM) boss Masala Mulaudzi, writes Timothy Molobi.

Pros and cons of Motsepe’s bid for CAF presidency

The Court of Arbitration for Sport’s decision to restore Ahmad Ahmad as CAF president this week could throw a spanner in the works ahead of the CAF presidential elections, which are scheduled to take place in March.

Side Entry | We need to talk about Siya Kolisi’s rugby

Of the many people who would have been relieved that the Springboks didn’t have to play in the Rugby Championship last year, one suspects that captain Siya Kolisi might have been close to the top of that list, writes Simnikiwe Xabanisa.

Errors cost referees cash benefits

Sanctioned match officials are set to feel the pinch where it hurts most – in their pockets. City Press has learnt that suspended referees will lose up to R30 000 in monthly stipend and match fees.

Lockdown tennis festival in Covid-free Melbourne

Six tennis tournaments played simultaneously at one venue during a pandemic – that is the feat Melbourne Park in Australia is aiming to pull off next week.

Botha’s last-gasp try earns Bulls Currie Cup bragging rights

A last-minute try in extra time by replacement flank Arno Botha helped the Bulls prevail over a spirited Sharks side to win the inaugural Carling Black Label Currie Cup the two teams were so afraid to lose they almost didn’t want to win at Loftus Versfeld yesterday.


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