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SAB League provincial promotional playoffs back on track

Sport: 30 July 2021 By Frank Mavhungu

The SAB League provincial promotional playoffs will be staged at the Thohoyandou Stadium next Saturday and Sunday (7 and 8 August). The tournament should have been played last month but had to be postponed indefinitely, following the Cabinet’s decision to move the country from lockdown alert level 3 to 4.

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VFA prepare for the start of GladAfrica Championship

Sport: 30 July 2021 By Frank Mavhungu

Venda Football Academy FC (VFA), who recently bought their GladAfrica Championship franchise from Cape Umoya United FC, are leaving no stone unturned in their preparations for the start of the new season, which is scheduled to start in three weeks’ time. The opening league matches for the new season will be played over the weekend of 21 and 22 August.

Former Black Leopards striker joins the Team of Choice

Sport: 30 July 2021 By Frank Mavhungu

After spending about three months without any income, the former Black Leopards player, Lifa Hlongwane, has finally secured a new employment contract. The 27-year-old striker will be parading in the Maritzburg United colours when the activities for the new DStv Premiership soccer season start on 14 August.   

Koue en maaggogga nie genoeg om Casper te stuit nie

Sport: 30 July 2021 By Andries van Zyl

Hy het nou wel nie sy mikpunt van 15 dae gehaal om vanjaar se Freedom Challenge te voltooi nie, maar vir avonturier en mediese dokter Casper Venter van Louis Trichardt sal sy tweede deelname aan hierdie moordende uitdaging hom weereens bybly as ‘n ongelooflike ervaring.

Black Leopards and striker Tumelo Khutlang part ways

Sport: 29 July 2021 By Frank Mavhungu

The relationship between Black Leopards and the team’s striker, Tumelo Khutlang, is part of history. The 25-year-old Lesotho international shared his sad story with Limpopo Mirror on Monday. He revealed that his departure followed a sequence of meetings with the management of the team over the past weeks.

Lacoste Morning Stars now have five new stars

Sport: 29 July 2021 By Frank Mavhungu

An affiliate of the Sasol Women’s League, Lacoste Morning Stars, have reason to believe that their dream to lift the league title trophy at the end of the season will become a reality. The Shayandima-based side registered five new players on Monday.

Koben gekies as een van Bokke se gelukbringers

Sport: 29 July 2021

‘n Unieke eer en een-maal-in-‘n-leeftyd geleentheid het die 18-jarige Koben Hofmeyr van Louis Trichardt onlangs te beurt geval toe hy gekies is as een van die Springbokke se gelukbringers om die span te verteenwoordig tydens een van hulle toetswedstryde teen die Britse en Ierse Leeus.

Four ABC Motsepe League teams relegated

Sport: 24 July 2021 By Frank Mavhungu

Teams affiliated to the Limpopo Stream of the ABC Motsepe League should start with their preparations for the new season. According to the chairman of the board of governors, Mr Mighty Tjale, the opening league matches for the new season are scheduled for the first weekend of September.

Former TTM player Jean Munganga desperately looking for a team

Sport: 24 July 2021 By Frank Mavhungu

The former player for Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila FC (TTM), Dunga Jean Munganga, is a desperate man. The Congolese national last played competitive football at the end of the 2019/20 soccer season. At the time he was playing for the now-defunct TTM.

Coach 'King Mchichwa' joins Black Leopards

Sport: 23 July 2021 By Frank Mavhungu

As a way to strengthen the team’s technical department, Black Leopards FC announced the appointment of Mr Lucky Nelukau as one of the team’s assistant coaches. According to the club’s general manager, Mr Elijah Mulaudzi, Nelukau’s appointment became effective on Monday this week.

Black Leopards are ready for the new season

Sport: 23 July 2021 By Frank Mavhungu

The relationship between Black Leopards FC and the team’s left back, Sibusiso Khumalo, is something of the past. According to the club’s general manager, Mr Elijah Mulaudzi, the decision to release Khumalo was reached after they realized that his departure was in the interest of both parties.

Registration for Sydney Mafanya tournament now open

Sport: 22 July 2021 By Frank Mavhungu

Teams interested in partaking in this year’s edition of the Sydney Mafanya Soccer Tournament have until Sunday, 15 August, to pay their registration fees. According to one of the organisers of the tournament, Mr Rawl Nelamvi, they will accommodate 32 teams in the tournament this year.

Maindis Ladies Football Club hit hard by lockdown

Sport: 22 July 2021 By Frank Mavhungu

The decision of the South African Football Associations (SAFA) to suspend the Hollywoodbets Super League programme for a month is doing one of the affiliates for the league, Maindis Ladies FC, more harm than good. The league programme was put on hold from the 6th of this month. According to the circular that was issued by the league, the league programme will resume on Saturday, 07 August.

Duiwe trotseer koue weer

Sport: 22 July 2021

Lede van die Hangklip (Hpk) en Soutpansberg (Spk) Posduifklubs se duiwe het die afgelope naweek te midde van die koue weer gewedywer in ‘n jaaroud- en opewedvlug, dié keer vanaf Ventersburg oor ‘n afstand van sowat 675 km, met beide wedvlugte wat gewen is deur Gerhardt Bezuidenhout se duiwe.

Ramashia wants to develop cyclists

Sport: 17 July 2021 By Kaizer Nengovhela

Respect Ramashia, a cyclist from Niani Malale village, is highly lauded for his continuous efforts to develop the youth in rural areas.

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Denzel wants to teach people about snakes

Video: 10 June 2021 By Maanda Bele

In African cultures, snakes are generally associated with witchcraft – a fact that does not improve the already frayed relationship between mankind and reptiles. However, within a certain African community in Vleifontein lives a man who regards himself as the exception to this cultural belief. In fact, Denzel Ncube’s fondness for these slithering reptiles is no secret. Ncube gives back to his community by educating the local people on the dangers as well as the beauty of snakes and what to do when confronted with them.

Education: Meet two of Vhembe's beekeepers

Video: 03 June 2021 By Elardus van Zyl

We visited two local beekeepers and we asked them about ... bees. Why do bees die? What types of honey do you find? What is a brood? (not a bread) We even wanted to know whether crystalized honey is fake.