Tag - Manqoba Mngqithi

Tso … I am terribly disappointed in you!

OPEN LETTER TO TSO VILAKAZI Nobody need to tell you how much I admired you and still do. We’ve known each other heaven knows for how long. And each time you have played a blinder or a leading role for Orlando Pirates, I have always waxed lyrical about your performance and leadership of that swashbuckling...

Sundowns confident of upsetting Al Ahly

African team of the century Al Ahly return to a scene of their worst defeat in the history of the club on Saturday and the question uppermost on the lips of football followers is whether they are returning to their Waterloo. The Lucas Moripe Stadium is the same venue where Sundowns annihilated the Cairo Red...

Dladla wishes to see changes in the GladAfrica

By Andile & Mandla Dladla He is personally doing extremely well with no levels of stress and it's not a lot of coaches that can give you such a response when asking them how they are doing especially towards the business end of the season because this is the time when countless coaches suffer the...

The CAF Champions League tie nobody wanted

The draw nobody really wanted was conducted at the Confederation of African Football (CAF) headquarters in Cairo on Friday afternoon. It remained a distinct possibility, but many dismissed it and concluded that Al Ahly and Mamelodi Sundowns would probably meet either at the semi-final stages or in the final of Africa’s premier club competition. But in...

We dedicated this match to Motjeka Madisha!

Chippa United coach Dan Malesela observed that his team was very jittery against defending champions Mamelodi Sundowns during a DStv Premiership match they lost 2-0 at Loftus Stadium on Sunday afternoon. And his counterpart Manqoba Mngqithi lamented their lack of aggression in front of goals, feeling that they could have scored more goals, but also...

It’s a new beginning, new sponsor…new normal

This week marks a new beginning, new normal, new season and a new sponsor for South African football following the sensational, if not dramatic ending to the previous season in which favorites Kaizer Chiefs choked in the final 20 minutes and watched in anguish as Mamelodi Sundowns overtook them at the last lap. Following the...

A true gentleman of the game takes charge

Congratulations to Manqoba Mngqithi I suppose are in order. The time has truly come for the gentleman of the game to step out of the shadows and into the spotlight of South African football and show the world his potential as one of the most knowledgeable mentors around. He has been appointed as co-coach with...