South African Football

Eguma admits pressure ahead of Bloemfontein Celtic clash

  Rivers United will face South African club, Bloemfontein Celtic on for a play in the playoff round of this season's CAF Confederation Cup.The Nigerians won the first leg 2-0 away from home and are heavy favourites to progress to...

Cotonou set to host Rivers United vs Bloemfoentain Celtic CAF CC clash

Rivers United will likely face South African club, Bloemfontein Celtic in a rescheduled first round, second leg CAF Confederation Cup game in Cotonou, Benin Republic on January 23.This was exclusively revealed to SPNAfricaNews by the Rivers State Commissioner of...

CAF reschedules Rivers United versus Bloemfontein Celtic tie

Rivers United’s first round, second leg CAF Confederation Cup game versus Bloemfontein Celtic has been rescheduled by the Confederation of African Football (CAF).The game was originally scheduled to be held in Port Harcourt on January 6 but did not...

CAF to rule on Rivers United, Bloemfontein Celtic botched tie

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) will make a ruling on the botched first round, second leg CAF Confederation Cup game which was meant to be played on January 6, 2021.Wednesday’s game has now been officially called off after...

THE AFRICAN ANGLE – AFRICAN FOOTBALL NEWS ROUNDUP

South African Premiership strugglers Chippa United have hired coach Dan Malesela for a fourth stint at the Port Elizabeth club, who sacked him three times. Former sports minister Fikile Mbalula reacted to the announcement by telling Chippa they must stop...

Madisha dies after car crash

Bafana Bafana defender Motjeka Madisha has been killed in a car accident on Saturday night, the second tragedy to hit South African football in a matter of weeks.The Mamelodi Sundowns centre-back died in an accident in Kempton Park, his...

Khune stars as Kaizer Chiefs win on CAF Champions League return

Itumeleng Khune saved a penalty as South African giants Kaizer Chiefs made a winning return to the CAF Champions League by beating PWD Bamenda 1-0 in Cameroon at the weekend. Several superb saves by the 33-year-old goalkeeper kept Chiefs level...

Kaizer Chiefs under pressure as 2021 CAF Champions League starts

Gavin Hunt-coached Kaizer Chiefs of South Africa will be under enormous pressure to succeed when the 2021 CAF Champions League kicks off this week with 22 preliminary-round first legs. It will be the sixth appearance in the elite competition by...

PSL star Ngcongca dies after car crash

Mamelodi Sundowns defender Anele Ngcongca has died after he was involved in a car crash on Monday (November 22). The 33-year-old was on the verge of completing a move to Premier Soccer League (PSL) club AmaZulu before the incident...

Dimgba leaves Enyimba for Stellenbosch FC

Nigerian striker, Stanley Dimgba has joined South Africa Premier Soccer League club Stellenbosch FC. Dimgba joins from Nigeria’s most successful football club, Enyimba International FC. The 29-year-old attacker was part of the Enyimba side that won the Nigeria Professional Football...