Author - Thomas Kwenaite

Super Falcons gunning to down Banyana Banyana

By Andile Dladla The Nigerian Super Falcons, which is the senior women national team of Nigeria, have a mountain to climb against the South African senior national team in the Aisha Buhari International Cup in Lagos today. Although Nigeria quickly established dominance over South Africa when Banyana Banyana were re-admitted to international football during 1992, the...

Ask not what the country can do for you!

By Mandla Dladla Former United States President John F Kennedy once delivered a heart-warming speech during his inauguration in 1961 and that historical speech has inspired both children and adults alike, not to mention one Siyabonga Khusela. On that fateful January day on the steps of the capital in Washington 60 years ago, Kennedy said: “Ask...

Mzansi …. a country of endless possibilities!

By Mandla Dladla and Andile Dladla There are two distinctive landmarks that are identified with Soweto township and have become popular tourists attractions thanks to a large extend to the 2010 FIFA World Cup soccer tournament that was staged in the country. The two gigantic towers are awash with eye-catching graffiti which vividly captures the spirit...

Banyana fancy their chances in Buhari Cup

By Mandla Dladla and Andile Dladla The inaugural Aisha Buhari Cup scheduled for Nigeria on Wednesday September 15 offers the continent’s greatest rivals an opportunity to fine tune their squads ahead of the African Women Nations Cup which would also serve as the 2023 FIFA World Cup qualifiers. Banyana Banyana coach Desiree Ellis has assembled her...

Bavuma is a township boy who has become national hero

By Mandla Dladla and Andile Dladla To be appointed captain of your country is the greatest honour that could be bestowed on you as an individual and Temba Bavuma does not take lightly the responsibility he carries on his huge shoulders. The South African cricketer is currently captain of the South African national team in One...

Bafana on the summit but it is still early days

A single swallow does not signal the arrival of summer, but there has been enough evidence to suggest that perhaps Hugo Broos is on the road to resuscitating Bafana Bafana following a critical World Cup qualifying 1-0 victory over Ghana on Monday. There was a little bit of skepticism when he dismantled the team he...

Black Stars accept Bafana deserved win

Ghanaian legend and current Black Stars coach Charles Akonnor was naturally disappointed to have lost 1-0 to Bafana Bafana in their World Cup qualifying tie played at the FNB Stadium on Monday evening. But the writing had been on the wall lately that Bafana Bafana were slowly turning the tide against the Ghanaians as they...

Gleeson – finest media personality to come out of Africa!

By Andile Dladla and Mandla Dladla Mark Gleeson is not just one of the greatest football journalist but the most recognizable football expert on the African continent who has worked for different newspapers and magazines long before venturing into television commentating. The most knowledgeable football guru who has won the respect of the continent where he...

England based stars join Chipolopolo in Morocco!

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) in agreement with the Zambian government gave the Football Association of Zambia permission to allow spectators at their upcoming Qatar FIFA 2022 World Cup qualifier against Tunisia at home on September 7. According to Soka25east.com, following successful negotiations with the Zambian Department of Health, permission was granted to allow...