African News

Barker backs Erasmus after snub

Former Bafana Bafana head coach Clive Barker was surprised that Shakes Mashaba decided to omit Kermit Erasmus from his squad to take on Mauritania this weekend.

Mathoho happy with Bafana recall

Kaizer Chiefs defender Erick Mathoho is delighted his hard work has paid off with a recall to the Bafana Bafana squad for the AFCON qualifier against Mauritania.

Sinkala: Winning is our only option

Zambia vice captain Nathan Sinkala they have no choice but to win their AFCON qualifier against Kenya on Sunday if they are to make it to the tournament in 2017.

Pasuwa issues Warriors warning

Zimbabwe head coach Calisto Pasuwa has warned his players against assuming the game against less-favoured Guinea this weekend is already won.

Oliseh laments Enyeama absence

Nigeria head coach Sunday Oliseh admitted goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama's late withdrawal from the squad to face Tanzania on Saturday was a major blow.

Dikwena unfazed by venue changes

Platinum Stars have no qualms about Kaizer Chiefs' decision to change the venue of their Premiership match to Cape Town, the club's football manager Senzo Mazingiza said.

Niang's style didn't suit Sundowns

Senegalese striker Mame Niang believes his tenure at Mamelodi Sundowns was unsuccessful because the club did not make full use of his strengths.

Makola grateful for Komphela faith

Orlando Pirates midfielder Mpho Makola has revealed that Steve Komphela's words of advice helped him retain hope of receiving a Bafana call-up.

Matana wants more of the same

Ulinzi Stars coach Robert Matano has called for more victories after the club overcame Western Stima 2-0 in the Kenyan Premier League on Wednesday.

Masango relishing Danish league

Bafana Bafana midfielder Mandla Masango believes his quick-feet make him a tough proposition for defenders in the Danish Superliga.

Monyai backs Tuks bounce back

University of Pretoria skipper Tebogo Monyai has backed his team to bounce back after an erratic opening to their season.

Middendorp agrees FS Stars deal

Agent Steve Kapeluschnik confirmed his client, Ernst Middendorp, has agreed contract terms to become the new Free State Stars coach.

Williams targets improved season

SuperSport United goalkeeper Ronwen Williams has set his sights on minimizing goals conceded this season, and being a better marshal of his back-line.

Ntshangase targets Bafana spot

Wits midfielder Phumlani Ntshangase wants to see more footballers from the junior national teams climb up the ranks to Bafana Bafana.

Serero fit for AFCON qualifier

Bafana Bafana midfielder Thulani Serero has been passed fit for the upcoming 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Mauritania on Saturday.


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