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What Kaizer Chiefs fans can expect from Nasreddine Nabi, according to Fadlu Davids

Former Orlando Pirates assistant coach Fadlu Davids expects to see Kaizer Chiefs playing more direct football and scoring a lot of goals under incoming head coach Nasreddine Nabi. The Tunisian Nabi reportedly put pen to
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19 Jun 2024

Co-hosts US have inside info on Proteas

Ongama Gcwabe WHO wouldve seen this coming, that the US would secure a Super Eight spot in a home cricket World Cup? The co-hosts were somehow able to sneak into the next phase of the ongoing T20 World Cup with a massive victory
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19 Jun 2024

'Iceman' Baartman keeping things cool

Ongama Gcwabe IN World Cups, the term iceman has never been synonymous with Proteas players who have time and again crumbled under pressure on the big stage. However, it seems the Proteas have finally found their iceman in inter
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19 Jun 2024

Triple treat for the Lions

Mike Greenaway YESTERDAY was a red letter day for the Lions trio of Edwill van der Merwe, Jordan Hendrikse and Sanele Nohamba, with the former pair announced in the Springbok team to play Wales on Saturday, and the latter crowned South A
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19 Jun 2024

Rassie: Boks' next World Cup squad taking shape

Mike Greenaway SPRINGBOK coach Rassie Erasmus says Saturdays match against Wales in London is the first small step on a long journey to the 2027 World Cup in Australia and that his quest to build depth is underway. Erasmus has p
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19 Jun 2024

Koch 'honoured' with a start for his 50th cap

Mike Greenaway VINCENT Koch will win his 50th cap for the Springboks in Saturdays encounter with Wales in London but he is only starting the match because of a gesture of goodwill by fellow veteran prop Frans Malherbe. Coach Ras
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19 Jun 2024

Kobbie Mainoo happy to build with Erik ten Hag at Manchester United

England midfielder Kobbie Mainoo is happy speculation about Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag 's future is over after he was given his first-team chance by the Dutchman. Mainoo's breakthrough season with the Red Devils, w
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19 Jun 2024

Jamison Gibson-Park ruled out as Ireland name squad for South Africa tour

Injured scrum-half Jamison Gibson-Park will miss Ireland's two-Test series against world champions South Africa next month, with Jack Conan also absent from the squad announced on Tuesday. First-choice number nine Gibson-Park is r
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19 Jun 2024

How Toyota's Le Mans drivers made a remarkable comeback to finish on the podium

In an epic weekend of racing at the 24 hours of Le Mans Toyota Gazoo Racing finished a hard-earned second place podium in the 92nd edition of the famous race and the fourth round of the 2024 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). The cu
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19 Jun 2024