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CAF Cup consolation for Kaizer Chiefs after poor season

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Famed South African club Kaizer Chiefs produced a happy ending to a trophy-less season by winning 2-1 at Ajax Cape Town to clinch a 2019 CAF Confederation Cup place. Chiefs, who have won more trophies and command more support than any other football club in the republic, finished third in the Premiership, 12 points behind
Source: The New Age

All Blacks prop faces foul play hearing

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All Blacks prop Joe Moody faces a disciplinary hearing Sunday after an apparent elbow to the throat of Kurtley Beale during the Super Rugby clash between the Canterbury Crusaders and NSW Waratahs. The incident occurred just before the burly prop scored the Crusaders opening try in their come-from-behind 31-29 victory in Christchurch on Saturday. Moody
Source: The New Age

Nkompela appointed acting SAFA president until Jordaan ‘is able to resume his duties’

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The South African Football Association (SAFA) has appointed its Vice-President Xolile Nkompela as the Acting President until such time that  Danny Jordan will be able to resume his duties. The football association says that the SAFA president is currently outside the country attending a CAF matter. “Dr Jordaan is out of the country and currently
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Morrison hopes brace against Ajax is the start of better opportunities

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BERNARD Morrison’s brace against Ajax Cape Town in the last 32 of the Nedbank Cup on Saturday would have given Orlando Pirates coach Milutin Sredojevic a pleasant selection headache. In the absence of other strikers, Morrison was handed a rare start at the weekend. He grabbed his chance by scoring both goals in a 2-0
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Chinese FA warns clubs over Aubameyang ‘bidding war’

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China’s football association (CFA) warned Tuesday that it would punish teams who flout its transfer rules, following reports two clubs are battling to sign striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. Chinese Super League (CSL) champions Guangzhou Evergrande are reportedly prepared to pay at least 70 million euros for the Borussia Dortmund attacker, trumping an offer by rivals Beijing
Source: The New Age

West Indies win toss, New Zealand to bat

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The West Indies won the toss and again opted to bowl in the second Twenty20 against New Zealand in Mount Maunganui on Monday as they seek a breakthrough win on tour. The world Twenty20 champions have already lost both Tests, three one-days and the first Twenty20 in New Zealand, and Carlos Brathwaite said they were
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Maritzburg United player Mlondi Dlamini dies in car accident

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The team of choice, Maritzburg United FC mourns the passing of midfielder Mlondi Dlamini who died in a car accident on Sunday in KwaZulu-Natal. Mlondi Dlamini affectionately known as “Vicks” was 20 at the time of his death. The team has confirmed the passing of the player, however could not divulge more information regarding the
Source: The New Age

Orlando Pirates coach resigns

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Orlando Pirates head coach Kjell Jonevret has left the club after a six months stint with the buccaneers. Jonevret has thanked the Chairman of the team Dr. Irvin Khoza, the Club and its supporters for giving him an opportunity to coach the Soweto Giants. “I would like to thank the Club for the opportunity. Unfortunately,
Source: The New Age

Zuma joins Kaizer Chiefs

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Kaizer Chiefs FC has on Thursday announced the signing of former Bloemfontein Celtic winger Dumsani Zuma on a three-year contract. The right footed player has represented the country with the Under-20 and Until-23 national teams. He has recently been called to represent the country with the national team while Bafana Bafana was playing Botswana in
Source: The New Age

Man Utd boss Mourinho welcomes Africa Cup changes

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Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho on Wednesday welcomed the decision to hold the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in June and July, calling it “perfect” for Premier League clubs. “If that’s the change it’s perfect for us obviously,” he said. “Because it’s hard in the middle of the season to lose players like we do
Source: The New Age

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