GUEST WRITERS

Big changes are needed at Kaizer Chiefs

Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune is less than convincing these days. It’s not hard not to miss him these days when he doesn’t play. Siboniso Gaxa is doing absolutely nothing to be starting every match in and out for Chiefs. He still can’t cross one decent ball with his natural powerful right foot. Erick Mathoho very cagey these days – ...

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Who knows what is local coaching?

As there are no platforms/programs where local youth, professional and national teams’ coaches meet to know each other, discuss and exchange their experiences and new info, very little is known of who knows what and to what level in coaching. There are two separate and technically disorganized groups, the South African Football Association (SAFA) and the Premier Soccer League (PSL) ...

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Addressing the causes not the effects on SA’s problems

It is unfortunate indeed that the obsession with the selection, formation and tactics of Bafana Bafana again exposes the nativity and poor level of technical education of so many football people. READ: Bafana Bafana suffer shock 3-1 defeat to Mauritania We don’t see such issues to be consistently used as the reasons of other countries’ national teams’ defeats. The explanation is ...

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The Gold and Black Jersey deserves better!!!

It was always crystal clear to Orlando Pirates that Benni McCarthy would soon retire and Tokelo Rantie was bound to return back to his parent club at the expiry of loan stint. Such however did not drive Dr Irvin Khoza to retain the services of Bongani Ndulula for the future. For a young forward (Ndulula) who was scoring goals for ...

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