BFA turns to German to rescue ailing football
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Editor Southern Times - Oct 20, 2017

By Bakang Mhaladi Gaborone - The Botswana Football Association (BFA) has turned to German football expert, Christoph Rocholl, to assess…

Namibia moves up three places on latest Fifa ranking
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Namibia moves up three places on latest Fifa ranking

Editor Southern Times - Oct 20, 2017

Windhoek - The Brave Warriors moved up three places to 129th globally on the International Federation of Football Associations (Fifa)…

After the CHAN furore, Zim and Namibian football chiefs find each other once again
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Editor Southern Times - Oct 20, 2017

By Robson Sharuko Harare – First it was the Tom Saintfiet debacle, when the Zimbabwe football authorities poached the Belgian…

Sun retreats behind the clouds for Zebras
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Sun retreats behind the clouds for Zebras

Editor Southern Times - Oct 20, 2017

By Bakang Mhaladi Gaborone – From the whipping boys, to a rising force, and then to weeping boys, Botswana’s senior…

Zim, SA take giant leap into cricket’s history books
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Zim, SA take giant leap into cricket’s history books

Editor Southern Times - Oct 20, 2017

By Robson Sharuko Harare - Africa’s only two Test cricket playing nations – Zimbabwe and South Africa – will make…

Southern African World Cup jinx continues
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Southern African World Cup jinx continues

Editor Southern Times - Oct 13, 2017

By Andrew Bonani Kamanga Watching the FIFA World Cup qualification match between Nigeria and Zambia on 7 October 2017, gave…

The superstars are coming but the region’s biggest cricket league could lose millions in its initial phase
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The superstars are coming but the region’s biggest cricket league could lose millions in its initial phase

Editor Southern Times - Oct 13, 2017

By Robson Sharuko Harare – It’s being billed as the biggest convergence of international cricketers in Southern Africa in 14…

Chipolopolo haunted by unruly fans
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Chipolopolo haunted by unruly fans

Editor Southern Times - Oct 13, 2017

By Jeff Kapembwa Lusaka - Nigeria’s Super Eagles beat Zambia to book a place in next year’s World Cup finals…

Snubbed at home, South African ‘keeper now stands on threshold of global glory
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Snubbed at home, South African ‘keeper now stands on threshold of global glory

Editor Southern Times - Oct 13, 2017

By Robson Sharuko A Goalkeeper whose incredible overhead goal at the death against giants Orlando Pirates was somehow overlooked for…

Mannetti doing it against all the odds
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Mannetti doing it against all the odds

Editor Southern Times - Oct 13, 2017

Ricardo Mannetti’s tenure as Namibia’s national football team coach has had highs and lows, which saw him winning the Cosafa…

Bad day in office – Southern African referees in the eye of a storm after World Cup controversy
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Bad day in office – Southern African referees in the eye of a storm after World Cup controversy

Editor Southern Times - Oct 13, 2017

By Robson Sharuko Harare – The cream of Southern African referees were thrust into the spotlight, for all the wrong…

Southern Africa’s golden cricket summer: The global superstars are coming to town
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Southern Africa’s golden cricket summer: The global superstars are coming to town

Editor Southern Times - Oct 06, 2017

Robson Sharuko Harare - Chris gayle, Marlon Samuels, Jason Holder, Shai Hope, Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni, the explosive Hardik Pandya,…

Zebras win first match in a year
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Zebras win first match in a year

Editor Southern Times - Oct 06, 2017

Bakang Mhaladi Gaborone – Botswana’s Zebras finally gave their fans something to cheer about, when they beat Ethiopia 2-0 in…

Bondo gets a second chance
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Bondo gets a second chance

Editor Southern Times - Oct 06, 2017

Robson Sharuko Harare – Four months after suffering the embarrassment of being expelled from the 2017 COSAFA Castle Cup finals,…

Bots to elect new Olympic president
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Bots to elect new Olympic president

Editor Southern Times - Oct 06, 2017

Bakang Mhaladi Gaborone – Five candidates are vying for the Botswana National Olympic Committee (BNOC) presidency, with elections due on…

Will Africa’s richest man invest in the continent’s favourite sport?
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Will Africa’s richest man invest in the continent’s favourite sport?

Editor Southern Times - Oct 06, 2017

Robson Sharuko Harare – Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote made headlines around the world when he announced his ambitious takeover…

BFA gets third CEO in 10 months
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BFA gets third CEO in 10 months

Editor Southern Times - Oct 06, 2017

Bakang Mhaladi Gaborone – The Botswana Football Association (BFA)’s troubled chief executive officer’s post, has welcomed its latest addition, a…

Three countries contest to host CHAN 2018
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Three countries contest to host CHAN 2018

Editor Southern Times - Oct 06, 2017

Thandisizwe Mgudlwa It was revealed this week that Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia and Morocco are to contest the reassigned hosting rights…

FIFA fines Zambia
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FIFA fines Zambia

Editor Southern Times - Oct 06, 2017

Jeff Kapembwa Lusaka – Despite humiliating the much daunted Algeria “Desert Foxes” 3-1 in the World Cup qualifying grudge match…

Another FIFA crisis: Back to square one
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Another FIFA crisis: Back to square one

Editor Southern Times - Sep 29, 2017

It never rains but pours for FIFA, the governing body of world football. People were beginning to think that dark…