Tag - Steve Komphela

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...

Let us think of life after football – Ngcobo

By Mandla Dladla & Andile Dladla Sibongiseni Ngcobo stressed that his team prepared thoroughly for their Nedbank Cup match they lost to Mamelodi Sundowns, but their best was simply not good enough on the day. Without making any excuses, he also feels that the gap between the GladAfrica Championship and the DSTV Premiership in terms of...

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...

Ertugral has been around the corner and back again

By Andile Dladla and Mandla Dladla Plans to lure an astute coach deeply connected with South Africa back to his native Turkey were set in motion during a conversation when the current coach expressed his desire to have him returning home to act as Technical Advisor to the national team. Former Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates and...

Township Rollers waylay Bantu in CAF tie

Township Rollers embark on a new chapter in their lives without Nikola Kavazovic who resigned a couple of weeks ago to take up the post of Kenyan side AFC Leopards after guiding the Gaborone giants to the group stages of the last African Champions League edition. Rollers, now under the guidance of interim coach Thabo...

Shakira said it – hips, just like stats, don’t lie

Hips don’t lie, and if you do not believe that statement, just ask Isabel Mebarak Ripoll, better known globally and in musical circles as “Shakira,” and she will tell you she is so sexy that she is every man’s fantasy. Now, just like Shakira’s contention about hips, statistics as well do not lie. On the...

Has the law really and truly become an ass?

  I have it on good authority, that the PSL Prosecutor has been praying very hard to the heavens for the last 15 months since a section of Orlando Pirates supporters behaved like hooligans, ripping out TV cables and causing untold damage to both property and broadcast equipment. That was on that fateful month of February...