S Africa businessman Tokyo Sexwale enters FIFA running

South African businessman Tokyo Sexwale officially launched his bid for the presidency of FIFA on Tuesday and his hopeful he can win enough support to succeed Sepp Blatter next February. Sexwale will be one of eight candidates for the post and having officially been involved in FIFA affairs for the last decade, says he is

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S Africa, Zimbabwe will be at 2016 Olympic Games!

The COSAFA region will have not one but two sides competing in the women’s football tournament for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. This after both Zimbabwe and South Africa qualified for the finals competition as Africa’s two representatives, the first time two nations from Southern Africa have reached the same Olympic tournament.

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Mashaba happy after S Africa defeat Costa Rica

Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba showered his players with praise after defying the odds to beat hosts Costa Rica 1-0 in a highly charged friendly international match at a packed San Jose National Stadium on Thursday (Friday SA time). A clinical finish by Andile Jali on the 9th minute separated the two sides in a

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Botswana return to play in Francistown again

Francistown will be hosting an international match for the second successive month as Botswana take their World Cup qualifier against Eritrea to the northern city for a rare competitive international outside of the capital Gaborone. It follows last month’s 1-0 win for the Zebras at home to Burkina Faso in the African Nations Cup qualifiers,

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COSAFA club Pirates seek place in Confed Cup final

Ninety minutes of resolve is needed from COSAFA club Orlando Pirates to overcome the continent’s most prestigious side and book themselves a place in the African Confederation Cup. The South African side take a slender one-goal lead to Egypt tomorrow night for a game where they can expect to face a fulsome home attack as

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S Africa, Zimbabwe ready for Olympic qualifiers

COSAFA sides South Africa and Zimbabwe enter the final stages of their bid to qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday. Zimbabwe are away at Cameroon in the first leg of their tie, while South Africa host Equatorial Guinea. Both are difficult opponents, but South Africa coach Vera Pauw says

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