OFFICIAL! Maritzburg announce Augusto deal

OFFICIAL! Maritzburg announce Augusto deal 1

ABSA Premiership side Maritzburg United have announced the signing of Zimbabwean striker Clive Augusto from Chicken Inn. The club on Monday posted on its website saying they are delighted to wrap up their transfer business with the arrival of Augusto. Augusto, who has won three player of the month awards in a row, was the leading scorer in the Castle Lager Premiership with 14 goals. “Maritzburg United are delighted to have wrapped up their transfer business with the acquisition of Clive Augusto, who top scored in the Zimbabwean Premier Soccer…

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PSL AWARDS: Ndiraya is July coach of the month as Josta scoops player award

PSL AWARDS: Ndiraya is July coach of the month as Josta scoops player award 2

On Aug 19, 2019 6,577 By Rest Mutore Dynamos coach Tonderai Ndiraya and CAPS United midfielder Joel ‘Josta’ Ngodzo have been named the Castle Larger Premier Soccer League coach and player of the month for July. Tonderai Ndiraya The results for the online poll were released Monday by the PSL. Ndiraya, who has managed to stabilise the DeMbare ship since his arrival, never tasted defeat in July – recording two wins and two draws. Related Articles The DeMbare boss beat off competition from Ngezi Platinum’s Erol Akbay who also has…

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Philippe Coutinho: Bayern Munich sign midfielder on loan from Barcelona

Philippe Coutinho: Bayern Munich sign midfielder on loan from Barcelona 3

Bayern Munich have signed attacking midfielder Philippe Coutinho from Barcelona on a season-long loan deal which includes an option to buy. New Bayern signing Philippe Coutinho has won 55 caps for Brazil Barcelona say the German side will pay 8.5m euros (£7.78m) to take the Brazilian, 27, on loan while the option to buy stands at 120m euros (£109.84m). Bayern will also pay Coutinho’s wages for the duration of the loan spell. “In Barcelona a lot of things did not turn out as we had imagined,” he said at his…

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Wilfred Ndidi rescues point for Leicester after first-half howler against Chelsea

Wilfred Ndidi rescues point for Leicester after first-half howler against Chelsea 4

Frank Lampard said managing Chelsea at Stamford Bridge for the first time was the “stuff of dreams”, despite Wilfred Ndidi’s second-half header earning Leicester City a deserved point. Wilfred Ndidi and James Madison Chelsea took the lead when 20-year-old midfielder Mason Mount scored a memorable first goal for the Blues after robbing Ndidi of possession just outside the Foxes penalty area before beating Kasper Schmeichel with a low drive. Lampard’s side started with real intent, Spain forward Pedro volleying into the side-netting and France midfielder N’Golo Kante denied a goal…

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Yakou Meite: Reading striker calls out racist abuse

Yakou Meite: Reading striker calls out racist abuse 5

On Aug 19, 2019 8,988 Reading striker Yakou Meite has called out racist abuse sent to him on social media after Sunday’s 3-0 win over Cardiff City. Reading striker Yakou Meite The Ivory Coast international, 23, came on as a second-half substitute and missed a 91st-minute penalty. Meite posted a screenshot of the abuse, with the caption: “I don’t think I need to speak.” Reading then tweeted: “We won’t give oxygen to racist comments sent to this man via social media this afternoon.” Related Articles They added: “Instead, we will let…

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David Luiz: Arsenal defender says he left Chelsea because of his ‘ambition’

David Luiz: Arsenal defender says he left Chelsea because of his ‘ambition’ 6

David Luiz said he left Chelsea to join Arsenal because of his “ambition” and to experience a “new challenge”. Arsenal have taken six points from their opening two Premier League games of the season The 32-year-old centre-half made his Gunners debut in Saturday’s 2-1 Premier League home win over Burnley after his move on transfer deadline day. Chelsea, who beat Arsenal in the Europa League final, came third in the league last season with Arsenal fifth. “I am a guy with ambition and that is why I moved. I like a new…

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Egypt giants Al Ahly sack coach Lasarte after Cup defeat

Egypt giants Al Ahly sack coach Lasarte after Cup defeat 7

On Aug 19, 2019 6,589 By Tarek Talaat |BBC Sports| Egyptian giants Al Ahly sacked their coach Martin Lasarte on Sunday, a day after being knocked out of the Egypt Cup. Martin Lasarte was appointed as Al Ahly coach in December 2018 Ahly lost 1-0 to Pyramids on Saturday in the last-16 of the tournament. The club confirmed that Lasarte’s future was discussed at a meeting on Sunday afternoon as part of a review of the season. Related Articles Lasarte was sacked despite guiding Ahly to this year’s Egyptian Premier League title with…

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DeMbare, Hwange match descends to chaos

DeMbare, Hwange match descends to chaos 8

By Tobias Mandoreba Hooliganism reared its ugly head in a Castle Lager Premiership match at the Colliery Stadium yesterday resulting in a 21-minute stoppage in the 55th minute when an overzealous Dynamos fan scaled the perimeter fence and sprinted to the Hwange goal area where he sprinkled an unidentified liquid substance from a plastic bottle. October 2017 FILE PICTURE: Stung by the reality that they were staring a painful defeat, one that could cost them the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League title, Dynamos supporters attacked rival Ngezi Platinum Stars fans…

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Robert Marawa hospitalised

Robert Marawa hospitalised 9

On Aug 19, 2019 15,466 South Africa’s popular sports broadcaster Robert Marawa has suffered a third heart attack that saw him placed in ICU last week, he has revealed. Robert Marawa on SuperSport In a video that he posted to his 866 000 Twitter followers on Saturday, Marawa confirmed that he drove himself to the hospital last week after “not feeling well” and that he was in ICU a couple of hours later. Marawa has spent the whole week in ICU, but is now in the recovery ward of an…

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Triangle edge FC Platinum

Triangle edge FC Platinum 10

By Oscar Rusenga A solid performance by Triangle United earned them a deserved win over champions FC Platinum in the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match at Gibbo yesterday. Triangle United FC First half goals from Collins Dhuwa and Praise Tonha set up a solid foundation for the hosts who have now managed to avoid defeat in 10 league matches and 11 in all competitions. Triangle came close in the 12th minute with evergreen captain Ralph Kawondera directing his tame header wide after a perfect cross from Gerald Bhero. Related…

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