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2016/2017 PSL Awards missing the point somewhat?

The evening of Monday the 10th of July marked the conclusion of what was probably the most historic season in South African football history.  The 2016/2017 Absa Premiership Awards took place at Sandton Convention Centre, where the who’s who of SA football converged to acknowledge their peers in this auspicious occasion. These are some of [...]

By |2017-07-14T14:58:37+00:00July 11th, 2017|Opinions|Comments Off on 2016/2017 PSL Awards missing the point somewhat?

Ambition proves costly for Johnson

On the 5th of June Platinum Stars announced that coach Cavin Johnson’s contract would not be renewed at the end of the 2016/17 season. The Rustenburg based club moved swiftly to fill the vacancy when they announced the appointment of Peter Butler as their new head coach on Thursday evening. Peter Butler who was in charge of the Zebras [...]

By |2017-06-23T17:55:13+00:00June 22nd, 2017|Opinions|Comments Off on Ambition proves costly for Johnson

How would one evaluate Fikile Mbalula’s tenure as Minister of Sports and Recreation?

South African has just experienced the most tumultuous cabinet reshuffle in our young democracy’s history, punctuated by two credit downgrades and subsequent days of protest action. One can be forgiven for forgetting that Fikile Mbalula has now vacated his post as Minister of Sports and Recreation, a post he has held for the greater part [...]

By |2017-04-20T14:01:35+00:00April 19th, 2017|Opinions|Comments Off on How would one evaluate Fikile Mbalula’s tenure as Minister of Sports and Recreation?