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NFF on security alert over xenophobic attacks in South Africa

Guardian - 7 hours ago
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has disclosed that it is implementing a programme that would ensure the security of lives and property of the senior national team's players and officials when they visit South Africa for a Cameroun 2019 African ...and...

Cricket: Black Caps demolished by South Africa

New Zealand Herald - 2 days ago
Incisive South African bowling and incompetent New Zealand batting saw the visitors win by a record 159 runs in Wellington to take a 2-1 lead in the five-match one-day international series. The Proteas' 271 for eight was always competitive on a...

Cobus Reinach: Northampton Saints sign South Africa scrum-half

BBC News - 9 minutes ago
The 27-year-old will join from the Durban-based Super Rugby franchise The Sharks from next season. Reinach has won 10 caps for South Africa and scored in the Springboks' 31-28 win at Twickenham in 2014. "We have been watching Cobus for some time ...and...

New Zealand v South Africa: AB de Villiers seeks 9000th run in ODIs

SkySports - 6 days ago
AB de Villiers will be targeting 50 more runs to become the fastest to 9,000 in ODIs, in the second one-day international against New Zealand in Christchurch, live on Sky Sports 2 HD from 9.55pm on Tuesday. South Africa are also looking for a record...

Cameroon and Broos play down South Africa link

BBC Sport - 1 week ago
"There was only contact with an agent, who said the South African team's coaching post was free and indirectly asked if was interested and if he could introduce me," he said. "I told him to go ahead and that is how it ended. I do not intend to leave...

Joost van der Westhuizen: Former South Africa captain dies, aged 45

BBC Sport - 3 weeks ago
Former South Africa captain Joost van der Westhuizen has died aged 45, six years after he was diagnosed with the debilitating motor neurone disease. Van der Westhuizen won the World Cup with the Springboks in 1995. Regarded as one of the...

Cricket: South Africa unearth diamond in Andile Phehlukwayo

New Zealand Herald - 1 week ago
South Africa's Andile Phehlukwayo hits a six in the final over of Sunday's ODI against New Zealand at Seddon Park. Photo / Photosport. One of the aims of South Africa's tour of New Zealand is to develop players with an eye on the Champions Trophy in...

Cricket: South African young guns blazing their way to glory

New Zealand Herald - 4 days ago
Take the news South Africa's one-day international squad would be without their two long-term bowling kingpins, Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel, through injury. The third wheel in the world-class trio, Vernon Philander, is expected for the three-test ...and...

New T20 series set to be launched in South Africa

BBC Sport - 3 weeks ago
"Our vision is to drive the creation of a new T20 destination league that would energise the sport of cricket in South Africa by creating a global platform for the best-in-class to perform and showcase their talent to a global audience," said CSA...

South Africa v Sri Lanka: Bees stop play in third ODI

BBC Sport - 3 weeks ago
A swarm of bees stopped play midway through Sri Lanka's innings in the third one-day international against South Africa in Johannesburg. The bees disrupted play twice - sending players diving to the ground - before the game was officially stopped in...

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Black Caps crushed by Proteas in third ODI

cricket.com.au - 2 days ago
South Africa's pacemen have torn through New Zealand to win the third one-day international by a demoralising 159 runs and snatch a 2-1 series lead. After two tight matches which went to the final over, the third game in Wellington turned into a rout...

NZ scrape home to end Proteas' streak

cricket.com.au - 5 days ago
"The partnerships that we did get going we couldn't extend, you have to do that if you want to win games of cricket." The third one-dayer will be played in Wellington on Saturday. New Zealand XI: Kane Williamson (capt), Dean Brownlie, Tom Latham,...

Cricket: Proteas banish Eden Park ghosts

New Zealand Herald - 1 week ago
South Africa enjoyed their evening at Eden Park much more than their previous visit. Photo / photosport.nz. An infamous part of New Zealand sporting history was revisited in Auckland today. South Africa's talismanic batsman AB de Villiers, part of the...

Cricket: Black Caps thrashed by Proteas

New Zealand Herald - 1 week ago
World No 1 New Zealand were swept aside by a legspinning tornado at Eden Park tonight, losing the one-off T20 international to South Africa by a mile - or 78 runs. It turned into a thrashing, as Imran Tahir, the world's No 1-ranked T20 bowler roared...

New faces in Proteas test squad

SuperSport - 3 days ago
On Friday Cricket South Africa named two uncapped players, Heinrich Klaasen and Theunis de Bruyn, in the Standard Bank Proteas test...

Uncapped duo earn Proteas call-up

cricket.com.au - 2 days ago
"Heinrich Klaasen was one of the top performers throughout the (domestic) season and he is rewarded for his form," Cricket South Africa selection convener Linda Zondi said in a statement. "Morne Morkel has worked hard on his fitness over the past few ...and...

Proteas win rain-reduced Hamilton ODI

Sport24 - 1 week ago
Cape Town - Andile Phehlukwayo continued to enhance his growing all-round reputation by providing crucial late support for AB de Villiers as the Proteas sealed a nail-biting, four-wicket win over New Zealand in their rain-affected, first one-day...

Proteas set sights on Champs Trophy

SuperSport - 1 week ago
The five-match one-day international (ODI) series against New Zealand will be an opportunity for the Standard Bank Proteas to fine-tune their playing blueprint ...and...

Kepler: Hansie fixed matches long before getting caught | Sport24

Sport24 - 4 days ago
Former Proteas captain Kepler Wessels believes Hansie Cronje was involved in match-fixing long before he was...

Phehlukwayo and Kipling's two impostors

Sport24 - 1 day ago
... with Klusener also hint at a destiny of sorts: he actually is Zulu, as opposed to just being called that; he bowls right-handed and bats left-handed; and the number on his jersey in franchise cricket is the iconic 69 Klusener wore when he played...

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Infantino to talk, party in southern Africa

Guardian - 7 days ago
Chiyangwa, recently elected head of southern Africa football umbrella football body COSAFA, has come under fire over his birthday celebrations. CAF president Issa Hayatou has condemned the Zimbabwean for inviting to the party various...

President on Warriors: It must pain you, you let down Southern Africa: In sport you win, lose but not lose all the time'

Chronicle - 5 days ago
PRESIDENT Mugabe feels the Warriors should be pained by letting down Southern Africa when they crashed at the group stages of the 2017 Nations Cup finals. He believes it was a tournament where Zimbabwe could have done better had the Warriors ...and...

Zambia prepares to host the Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations

BBC Sport - 2 days ago
South Africa will be flying the flag for Southern African teams alongside Zambia and anyone can only discount them at their own peril. Group A will be based in Lusaka with the hosts Zambia, Mali, Egypt and Guinea. Group B has Senegal, Sudan,...

The Battle for the future of African football

Southern Times Africa - 3 days ago
The 115 votes that he got show that Infantino has significant backing from Africa, much to the chagrin of Issa Hayatou and company who had pledged Africa's votes to Sheikh Salman of Bahrain. As predicted by The Southern Times Africa Sports Forum...

Zimbabwe denies birthday snub for Isa Hayatou

BBC Sport - 4 days ago
The function is officially to celebrate Chiyangwa's 58th birthday and his unexpected appointment as president of the Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (Cosafa) in December. However, some claim the gathering is a platform to bolster...

Who is the man 'destabilising' Caf?

BBC Sport - 2 weeks ago
Council of Southern African Football Associations president, 'Captain Fiasco', and a source of worry for the Confederation of African Football - Phillip Chiyangwa could shape the future of the sport on the continent. The 58-year-old Zimbabwean is...

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The Shillong Times - 1 day ago
Infantino and his colleagues were in Zimbabwe for a joint celebration of Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) president Phillip Chiyangwa's birthday as well as his elevation to head the Council of Southern Africa Football Associations, reports Xinhua ...and...

Handy Guide to Sport on Television this Week

Irish Times - 13 hours ago
TENNIS Sky Sports 2, midnight-6am, 10am-2pm, 5pm-7pm. ATP 500 event from Acapulco, Mexico ... CRICKET Sky Sports 2 from 0.55am 4th ODI New Zealand v South Africa ... (8.45) Brumbies v Sharks (10.55) Sunwolves v Southern Kings (1.05) Lions...

Beautiful game? Not for exploited soccer players in Africa

New Zealand Herald - 3 weeks ago
The Associated Press spoke to players and coaches in Zimbabwe, a southern African country that featured prominently in FIFPro's report, to examine the issues. They agreed to interviews on condition of anonymity because they feared retribution for ...and...

What do they put in Tahir's tea?

Sport24 - 1 week ago
... analysis of 10-0-36-3 against southern African neighbours Zimbabwe. En route to his final figures on Friday, Tahir joined Dale Steyn (58 from 42 games) as the second South African to get past 50 wickets in T20 internationals; he currently sports 54 ...and...

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