What’s in City Press Sport: Why Jordaan won’t go | Ria explains support from non-voters | Habana: ‘Bok squad rewards form’

play article
Subscribers can listen to this article
What's in City Press Sport, June 19 2022
What's in City Press Sport, June 19 2022



Tim Spirit: Our Bafana players are simply not world-beaters

There is nothing new in what Bafana Bafana coach Hugo Broos said this week. Some of us have been saying it for years, but we were chastised and called names instead of having our words address the real problem of South African football.

Side Entry: Stint at Blitzboks is the game-changer Libbok and Hendrikse need

Owing to an “every man and his dog” feel to it, a 43-man squad can cover all manner of bases and shut down most lines of questioning pertaining to omissions.


Why Jordaan won’t go

Amid calls for him to step down, Safa president Danny Jordaan insists that he has unfinished business in South African football.

Ria explains support from non-voters

Safa vice-president Ria Ledwaba’s Safa presidential campaign is in full swing after she got endorsements from political heavyweights and civil society.

However, none of these supporters is a member of Safa, nor will they be voting delegates at the elective congress, which is scheduled to take place on Saturday in Sandton.

Sixth Limpopo club enters NFD fray

Limpopo will have six teams in the GladAfrica Championship next season, after Magesi FC reached the final of the ABC Motsepe League play-offs in Potchefstroom, North West, to clinch automatic promotion to the NFD.

SA Rugby decision on Jurie Roux imminent

SA Rugby will make its decision on what to do with the embattled Jurie Roux “fairly soon”, after government joined those demanding the organisation remove its CEO from his position.

Habana: ‘Bok squad rewards form’

Bryan Habana remembers exactly what each of the many mentors who contributed to his status as a Springbok legend did for his incredible career. As a man who now finds himself frequently asked what it takes to become a Springbok, Habana has a few ideas.

Decisions at the toss lead to Proteas’ failure

The Proteas made terrible decisions after winning the toss in all four of their T20 matches against India and choosing to field first every time.

Thulisile & Thobile: Twice as good

The Amon twins are making a strong impression in athletics and their studies in the US, thanks to Good Samaritans who made their journey possible. The pair share their incredible story with Daniel Mothowagae.

Zalika dives into history books

There is a widely held belief that black people cannot swim to save their lives, let alone participate and compete in watersports … Johannesburg teenage diving sensation Zalika Methula is disproving the myth and is swimming against the tide.

Meet ‘lunatic’ biker from Mahikeng

He’s known among his racing mates as a lunatic, but to 18-year-old motorbike racing sensation Leungo Gaorekwe, the only thing that’s insane is the amount of sheer talent and determination he has to reach the top of his sport.


Delivering the 

news you need

+27 11 713 9001
69 Kingsway Rd, Auckland Park

We live in a world where facts and fiction get blurred
In times of uncertainty you need journalism you can trust. For 14 free days, you can have access to a world of in-depth analyses, investigative journalism, top opinions and a range of features. Journalism strengthens democracy. Invest in the future today. Thereafter you will be billed R75 per month. You can cancel anytime and if you cancel within 14 days you won't be billed. 
Subscribe to News24


Read the digital editions of City Press here.
Read now
Voting Booth
Two years after André de Ruyter joined Eskom, South Africa is experiencing its worst bout of load shedding. Is he to blame?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
No, he got in late
77% - 49 votes
6% - 4 votes
Fire the whole lot
17% - 11 votes