Phophi leads the netball Baby Proteas

Sport: 20 April 2024 By Kaizer Nengovhela

One of Vhembe’s own netball stars is continuing to impress on the national and international stage. Phophi Nematangari from Duthuni is currently captaining both the University of Pretoria’s (Tuks) first team and the South African Youth netball side (Baby Proteas).

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Vhumbedzi Cup winners still waiting for the prizes

Sport: 04 April 2024 By Frank Mavhungu

Teams that participated in the Vhumbedzi Soccer Tournament are still awaiting their prize money. The tournament, which took place at the Begwa Grounds from 16 to 30 December, was organised by Mr. Ronewa Nemakonde. Thirteen teams from Tshaulu and the surrounding areas participated in the event.

Young athlete ready to leave mark at SA Track & Field

Sport: 30 March 2024 By Kaizer Nengovhela

A Grade 11 learner from Vhulaudzi High School in Tshitavha, Phethani Mabala (19), is hoping to make an impression during the upcoming SA High School Track & Field Championships in the Western Cape. She will be competing in the 5,000m and 3,000m (steeplechase) events.

It's a two-horse race for promotion

Sport: 29 March 2024 By Frank Mavhungu

With most of the teams affiliated with the Limpopo Stream of the ABC Motsepe League left with four matches to wrap up the season, which team will lift the trophy is still not clear. The race for promotion is between Mpheni Defenders and the Giyani-based Emmanuel FC.

VFC and Black Leopards in Thohoyandou derby

Sport: 29 March 2024 By Frank Mavhungu

All roads will lead to the Thohoyandou Stadium next Tuesday, 2 April, where Venda Football Club (VFC) and Black Leopards will test each other’s strength in their Motsepe Foundation Championship League match.

Epic finish for local cycling duo

Sport: 29 March 2024 By Andries van Zyl

They did it! Louis Trichardt cyclists Kombo Bere and Daan Terblanche cycled across the finish line in Stellenbosch to complete their first-ever Absa Cape Epic on Sunday. This was a dream come true for both, but also a dream they had to fight for in a race considered to be one of the toughest mountain-bike races in the world.

R14,000 for Lumveleni champions

Sport: 28 March 2024 By Frank Mavhungu

Attractive cash prizes are at stake in the Lumveleni Easter Soccer Tournament, which was officially launched during a ceremony held at the Lumveleni Restaurant in Ngudza last Saturday morning. Sixteen teams from Thohoyandou and the surrounding areas will participate in the tournament.

Sixteen teams to compete in 15th Mamu Easter Challenge

Sport: 28 March 2024 By Anton van Zyl

Teams representing 16 villages from the Sinthumule and Kutama area will participate in the 15th edition of the Easter Soccer Challenge taking place this weekend. The event, organised by Mamu Community Development, was officially launched on Saturday in Louis Trichardt.

Lesley Manyathela stadium remains a 'white elephant' to local clubs

Sport: 23 March 2024 By Kaizer Nengovhela

The Lesley Manyathela Stadium in Musina, which used to be the home of many teams playing under Safa Vhembe, has fallen into disrepair after the local municipality allegedly failed to maintain the facility for the past four years.

Ramaliba is ready to prove himself

Sport: 23 March 2024 By Victor Mukwevho

Local light-heavyweight boxer Fulufhelo “Mayweather” Ramaliba is optimistic that he will emerge victorious against Dalon Processer in their eagerly anticipated boxing match on 5 April. The fight is scheduled to take place at Emperor’s Palace in Kempton Park.

Kombo and Daan are still going strong with two days of racing left

Sport: 22 March 2024 By Andries van Zyl

"Kombo Bere and Daan Terblanche are still going strong with two days of racing left in the gruelling annual Absa Cape Epic mountain bike race. The team from Louis Trichardt have completed their fifth stage and look set to claim their first-ever Cape Epic finish on Sunday, provided their legs hold out.

Leopards’ top striker dreams of playing for Kaizer Chiefs

Sport: 22 March 2024 By Frank Mavhungu

When Black Leopards’ top striker, Bethuel Muzeu, joined Lidoda Duvha about two years ago, he saw this as the starting point of his dream. According to him, his childhood dream is to play for the Soweto giants, Kaizer Chiefs. During an interview with him, the Namibian international said that although he was currently playing for a team campaigning in the Motsepe Foundation Championship League, he was confident that he would see himself wearing Kaizer Chiefs’ colours one day.

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