Tag Archives: Youth Development

Klass Mothapo crowned COPA Coca-Cola champions

Klass Mothapo High School from Ga-Mothapo in Polokwane are the new Limpopo champions of the COPA Coca-Cola U15 Football Tournament. The school won the provincial tournament hosted by Coca-Cola in conjunction with the South African Schools Football Association (SASFA), held at the Nkowankowa Stadium in Tzaneen on Saturday after beating Hudson Ntsanwisi Secondary School from Mopani 4–0 in the final. ...

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South Africa Under-23 suffer 2-1 defeat to Tunisia

The South African National Under-23 Men’s Team lost 2 – 1 to Tunisia in their second international friendly match of Monday afternoon at Stade Olympique Elmenzah. Tunisia took the visitors by surprise when they won a set piece just a few meters outside the box in the second minute of the match. Bguir gave Jody February a run for his ...

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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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How do we miss-out on talent at youth level?

One of the main reasons we miss out on talent at youth level or even senior level is because of the system used by most clubs to identify talent, which is relying on ‘open trials’ and this system of identifying talent is so outdated. Some of the best talented players do not attend open trials, the most average talent looks ...

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