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Stars of diski: South Africa’s football greats

Bafana Bafana are on the up, once again wearing the badge with pride. One day we're likely to talk about this group of players with the same reverence as our legendary heroes – Steve "Kalamazoo" Mokone, Pule "Ace" Ntsoelengoe, Jomo Sono and Kaizer Motaung.

South Africa to bid farewell to Senzo Meyiwa at Moses Mabhida Stadium

South Africa to bid farewell to Senzo Meyiwa at Moses Mabhida Stadium

Bafana Bafana and Orlando Pirates captain Senzo Meyiwa will be laid to rest at the Chesterville Heroes Acre following a funeral service at Moses Mabhida Stadium on Saturday, 1 November.

South Africa mourns captain Meyiwa

On Saturday evening he played football; on Sunday evening he was shot dead. Bafana Bafana captain and goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa was killed during a robbery, leaving sports fans reeling and the South African soccer fraternity stricken with grief. He was top of his game, leading Bafana out of the doldrums.

Tributes for Bafana Bafana and Orlando Pirates goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa

Tributes for Bafana Bafana and Orlando Pirates goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa

Tributes are pouring in for Bafana Bafana and Orlando Pirates goalkeeper and captain Senzo Meyiwa who was shot dead during a robbery in Vosloorus, in the south of Johannesburg.
Chiefs vs Pirates remains SA's biggest drawcard

Chiefs vs Pirates remains SA’s biggest drawcard

With 64 800 tickets sold by Monday, the popularity of Premier Soccer League (PSL) giants Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates, and the popularity of the Carling Black Label Cup, which will pit the great rivals against one another, was plain to see.
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Former stars get behind Carling Black Label Cup

One of the world's great club football rivalries will be on show on 26 July when Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates clash at the FNB Stadium outside Soweto in the Carling Black Label Cup, a unique contest which allows the fans to select the teams' starting line-ups.
SA fans urged to get behind Pirates

Chiefs, Pirates to clash in Carling Black Label Cup

Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates will renew one of the great rivalries of world football when they meet at Johannesburg's FNB Stadium on 26 July in the fourth edition of the Carling Black Label Cup - a competition which gives the fans an unprecedented say in the composition of the teams.

Promising future for South African football

Danny Jordaan has said South Africa does not have a large pool of young football players. But a number of initiatives are being put in place to develop athletes to compete in the 2022 Qatar World Cup. There are plenty of mountains to climb on the way there, but there is a passion to succeed.

Soweto: from struggle to suburbia

Twenty years of freedom have transformed Soweto, once a sprawling dormitory dumping ground for Johannesburg's black workers, into a green and attractive city of its own, with housing, parks, shopping malls, efficient public transport and a vibrant tourist trade.

Proteas send records tumbling at Oval

South African sporting highlights of 2013

South African sportsmen and women excelled on the world stage in 2013. The country's national rugby and football teams both boosted their world rankings over the course of the year, while the Proteas remained the undisputed number one team in test cricket.

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