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  • Parker brace, Kekana stunner sink Mozambique

    January 12, 2014 10:05 AM 31

    Sunday 12 January 2014 05:06 Bernard Parker netted twice, and a spectacular goal from Hlompho Kekana saw Bafana Bafana come back from a goal down to get their African Nations Championship (Chan) group A opener off to a winning start with a 3-1 victory over Mozambique in Cape Town on Saturday evening. The home side went behind early, as Mozambique's

  • Thrills, pomp at Glo-CAF Awards

    January 12, 2014 8:26 AM 86

    THE place to be last Thursday was the Eko Hotel and Suites on the Victoria Island, where African football aficionados gathered to celebrate the continent’s best in the immediate past year. And any stakeholder who considered the fact that the awards were being sponsored by leading communications company Globacom would, however busy or pressing his other

  • Nightmare! Van Persie faces another SIX WEEKS out as Moyes's problems continue

    January 12, 2014 6:57 AM 29

    Updated Sunday, January 12th 2014 at 00:06 GMT +3 Manchester United fear Robin van Persie could be on the sidelines for a further six weeks with a repeat of a thigh injury he suffered at Arsenal. David Moyes desperately needs his principal striker back and, as problems mount, on Friday he confirmed that Wayne Rooney would also miss Saturday's clash against

  • CHAN proving to be a hard sell

    January 11, 2014 10:45 PM 22

    Being awarded hosting rights for the third edition of the African Nations Championship (CHAN) was always going to be a poor consolation prize for the cities that bid unsuccessfully to host games during last year's Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa. Selling tickets for a tournament bereft of high profile overseas based stars, and even those playing

  • Falconets thrash South Africa 6-0

    January 11, 2014 10:02 PM 31

    Nigeria's U20 Women have brightened their chances of another berth at the FIFA U20 World Cup slated for Canada later in the year with a 6-0 thrashing of the Basetsana of South Africa in the final round, first leg tie played at the Abuja National Stadium on Saturday. The country's flag bearers have been scoring goals with reckless abandon in the qualifiers

  • Premier League - Safe hands Cech still Mr Reliable for Chelsea

    January 11, 2014 7:58 PM 3

    Apart from in 2006 when he suffered a serious head injury Petr Cech has rarely made the headlines in 10 years at Chelsea but his safe hands have underpinned a decade's worth of silverware. Of all the hundreds of millions of pounds pumped into the club by Russian owner Roman Abramovich, the seven million paid to Rennes for Cech have arguably offered the greatest

  • Serena out to match Evert, Navratilova

    January 11, 2014 6:12 PM 14

    January 11 2014 at 04:27pm By SAPA Melbourne – Serena Williams on Saturday said matching Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova's 18 Grand Slam titles was in her sights and insisted she can cope with the searing heat expected at the Australian Open. The 32-year-old enters the opening Grand Slam of the season next week in formidable form, losing just five matches

  • Nigeria to host Africa junior tennis qualifiers

    January 11, 2014 10:21 AM 11

    Aminu Kurfi, chairman of the Local Organising Committee (LOC) for the qualifiers, told a news conference in Abuja that Nigeria was hosting the game as a platform to showcase the country's tourism potentials and cultural heritage, media reported. The qualifiers, which is the third edition of the West and Central AJTC qualifiers, is scheduled for January

  • Bafana coach upbeat ahead of Chan opener

    January 11, 2014 10:05 AM 12

    Saturday 11 January 2014 07:14 Bafana Bafana have set their sights on reaching the final of the African Nations Championship (Chan) tournament as the host nation, coach Gordon Igesund said on Friday evening. "I know the players are ready. I know they are hungry to play this game," Igesund said as the team wrapped up their final preparations ahead

  • Will Serena Williams' reign end?

    January 10, 2014 9:15 PM 137

    American hasn't shown any sign she is going to decline any time soon Thirty-two years ago, Serena Williams and Roger Federer were born within seven weeks of each other. They are, at the very least, the tennis players of their generation, ruthless competitors when matches mean the most. Appropriately, they both own 17 Grand Slam singles titles