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By Ayanda Nyuswa Bafana Bafana have returned to South Africa for their second home game of their FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign as they are set to welcome neighbours Zimbabwe at the Free State Stadium in Blomfontein on Tuesday. Hugo Broos’ men are coming from a tightly contested 1-1 draw against the Super Eagles of […]

By Ayanda Nyuswa Bafana Bafana coach Hugo Broos has highlighted some injury concerns in his squad ahead of the FIFA World Cup qualifiers this month. South Africa will face the Super Eagles of Nigeria on Friday 7 June in Uyo, Nigeria. Four days later (11 June) Broos and his troops will return home for a […]

By: Simtho Dladla The Sharks have delivered an impressive performance to beat Gloucester 36-12 to become the first South African team to win EPCR Challenge Cup final in London. Tries in the second half from Makazole Mapimpi and Aphelele Fassi put the game beyond doubt, though tries from Albert Tuisue and two in the final […]

By Ayanda Nyuswa Mamelodi Sundowns defender Grant Kekana has backed his teammate Ronwen Williams to scoop the PSL Player of the season award for 2023/2024. The Premier Soccer League announced the full list of nominees for the prestigious and highly anticipated awards ceremony. Sundowns shot stopper Williams walked away with three nominations including the coveted […]

Ayanda Nyuswa Hollywoodbets Sharks stand in captain Eben Etzebeth says qualifying for the Investec Champions Cup will be a massive positive for his side after having a poor season in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship. The Sharks will face English side Gloucester in the EPCR Challenge Cup final at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Friday […]

By Ayanda Nyuswa KZN football legend Vuma Mfeka believes KwaZulu-Natal based football teams should do more to make use of former players and legends in the local game, to enhance the success of the teams. Mfeka was speaking on Extratime on Gagasi FM paying tribute to AmaZulu FC legend Joel Faya who sadly passed away […]

By Ayanda Nyuswa Royal AM coach John Maduka says he is still positive that his side can avoid the PSL Promotional play offs as they sit just two points above 15th placed Richards Bay FC with two games to go. Royal Am’s latest stumble was a 2-0 home defeat against champions Mamelodi Sundowns, who completed […]

By Ayanda Nyuswa Magesi FC coach Clinton Larsen believes being one of the less popular teams in the Motsepe Foundation Championship really helped them to stay off the radar and do their work quietly. The Limpopo outfit confirmed their promotion to the Dstv Premiership next season with a 3-1 win over Milford FC last Sunday, […]

By Ayanda Nyuswa Orlando Pirates coach Jose Riveiro says his team will continue to pile the pressure on Stellenbosch FC as the battle for the second CAF Champions League heats up. The Buccaneers extended their winning streak to five matches in the DSTV Prem as they saw off the challenge of Chippa United with a […]

By Ayanda Nyuswa Gaagsi FM Sports specialist Mike Makaab has commented on the rumours linking his client and Mamelodi Sundowns assistant coach Manqoba Mngqithi with a move to Kaizer Chiefs when his contract expires at the end of June at Masandawana. The Sundowns assistant coach has been linked with a move to the Soweto giants […]

By Ayanda Nyuswa Gagasi FM Sports specialist Mike Makaab has attributed Mamelodi Sundowns’ success to their high level of professionalism that has allowed them to soar to incredible heights in South African football. Sundowns secured their seventh consecutive DSTV Premiership title in style with a 5-1 drubbing of a struggling Kaizer Chiefs side at the […]

South African boxer Dingaan Thobela has sadly passed away at the age of 57. Thobela was found dead at his home in Mayfair, Johannesburg after battling illness. Known as the ‘Rose of Soweto’, he boxed professionally for 16 years from 1990 and claimed three world titles in two weight divisions. Thobela won the World Boxing […]

By Ayanda Nyuswa Gagasi FM Sports specialist Mike Makaab believes Rhulani Mokwena should have been more “quiet and silent” after Mamelodi Sundowns’ exit in the CAF Champions league, as he believes the coach said too much and condemned himself after the loss. Sundowns suffered back-to-back 1-0 defeats (2-0 on Aggregate) against Tunisian giants Esperance in […]

By Ayanda Nyuswa Gagasi FM Sports specialist Mike Makaab has heaped praise on Kaizer Chiefs teenage sensation Mfundo Vilakazi after his latest cameo for Amakhosi. Vilakazi featured briefly in Chiefs’ 1-0 loss against KZN side Richards Bay FC at the King Zwelithini Stadium on Sunday. The result was their third league defeat in a row […]

By Ayanda Nyuswa Richards Bay FC coach Vusumuzi Vilakazi says it is crucial for his troops to get maximum points against Kaizer Chiefs as they approach their clash against fellow relegation strugglers Cape Town Spurs next week. The Natal Rich Boyz will welcome a struggling Amakhosi outfit,that has just one win in the previous five […]

By Ayanda Nyuswa AmaZulu FC will be looking to put the dissapointment of their Nedbank Cup exit behind them when they travel to face the very same team that knocked them out in the quarterfinals of South Africa’s Premier cup competition, Orlando Pirates in a DSTV Prem clash on Saturday. The Buccaneers recorded a hard […]

By Ayanda Nyuswa Hollywoodbets Sharks coach John Plumtree has made wholesale changes to his matchday squad for their Vodacom United Rugby Championship trip to Scotland to face Glasgow Worriors at their fortress Scotstoun Stadium on Friday night. This will be the Durban sides first away match in almost a month after playing four matches in […]

By Ayanda Nyuswa  Veteran Proteas Women fast bowler Ayabonga Khaka is set to reach a special milestone for South Africa by playing her 100th One Day International. Khaka will become the first Black African woman to make a century of appearances in the 50 over format, and the third Black African player overall, joining the […]

By Ayanda Nyuswa Gagasi FM Sports specialist Mike Makaab has given an update on Manqoba Mngqithi’s future at Mamelodi Sundowns. Mgqithi’s contract with Sundowns is set to expire at the end of the current season, which has raised speculations about his future at the club after spending over a decade at the reigning Dstv Premiership […]

By Ayanda Nyuswa Gagasi FM Sports specialist Mike Makaab has had his say on the controversial penalty that was awarded to Orlando Pirates in their 4-2 win over AmaZulu FC in the Nedbank Cup quarterfinals at the Moses Mabhida Stadium. Referee Masixole Bambiso awarded a penalty to Pirates in the 44th minute of the match […]

By Ayanda Nyuswa The Hollywoodbets Sharks will return to action this weekend for a fourth home game in a row as they welcome Scottish giants Edinburgh in the quarterfinals of the EPCR Challenge Cup. John Plumtree’s men have made the most of their run of three home games by winning all of them to steady […]

By Ayanda Nyuswa Banyana Banyana have an uphill battle against a Nigerian team that has a one goal advantage going into the second leg of the final round of Olympic qualifiers. The two sides will meet at Loftus Versfeld Stadium at 19:30 on Tuesday evening, in the latest chapter of their fierce rivalry. For Nigeria […]

By Ayanda Nyuswa Abalandeli be-Kaizer Chiefs bafuna ijazi ligcwale umoya kumqeqeshi osabambile u-Cavin Johnson njengoba izinto zingalihambeli kahle iqembu lase Naturena kwimdlalo ye-DSTV Premiership. Amakhosi akhale ngaphansi ngo 2-0 kumdlalo weLigi ne-Chippa United ngomgqibelo ntambama. Lomphumela usubeke Amakhosi ku-Number 8 kwi-log emva kwemidlalo ewu-23, njengoba sekusele imdlalo ewu-7 ngaphambi kokuba kuphele i-season Abalandeli beChiefs bazwakalise […]

By Samkelo “Sports Mjita” Gambushe Liverpool missed the chance to reclaim top spot in the Premier League after playing to a two-all draw against Manchester United at Old Trafford. Luis Diaz put Liverpool ahead in a one-sided first half. In the second half, goals from captain Bruno Fernandes and Kobbie Mainoo saw the hosts go […]

By Samkelo “The Sports Mjita” Gambushe The Sharks will host Edinburgh in the quarterfinals of the European Challenge Cup in Durban on Saturday after beating Zebre 47-3 in their round-of-16 clash at Kings Park. John Plumtree’s side scored seven unanswered tries to keep up their hopes of capping a difficult season with some silverware. If […]

By Ayanda Nyuswa Gagasi FM Sports specialist Mike Makaab has clarified the uncertainty surrounding Rivaldo Coetzee’s future at Mamelodi Sundowns, as his clients contract is set to expire in June 2024. The 27-year old midfielder has been battling with injuries in recent seasons which has seen him receive very little game time in Rhulani Mokwena’s […]

By Samkelo “Sports Mjita” Gambushe Mercedes’s Formula One team CEO says Sebastian Vettel can never be discounted. Toto Wolff reacted to rumours the German might replace Lewis Hamilton when the British driver swops Mercedes for Ferrari at the end of the season. Vettel won four consecutive championships for Red Bull, and also raced for Ferrari […]

By Ayanda Nyuswa South Africa vs Nigeria clash has grown to be one of the biggest matches in women’s football on the African continent over the years, given the recent rise in strength of coach Desire Ellis’ Banyana Banyana team in the women’s game. The next installment of the rivalry will be a two-legged tie […]

By Ayanda Nyuswa Gauteng police have launched a manhunt following the murder of Kaizer Chiefs defender Luke Fleurs. The 24-year-old was shot and killed in a hijacking yesterday evening. Fleurs joined Chiefs as a free agent in October last year, having been released by SuperSport United in September. He played 70 times for SuperSport. Police […]

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