Amid boisterous chants to send off a football legend who had departed too soon, Wilson Cisnero leaned against a brightly painted brick building that had a simple, small sign he had pasted on it. “God is with God,” he wrote, punctuated with the number 10. The 25-year-old had cycled two[…]
A Cape Town duo are determined to bring change to the lives of young people from the Western Cape’s impoverished, gang-ridden areas. Friedl Gertse, who was born and raised in Kuils River, about 32km from Cape Town, attended De Kuilen Primary and Sarepta Secondary schools and now manages the digital[…]
Green Point traders are seething after trading was suspended for Sunday 5 January 2020 due to a PSL football match. According to the City of Cape Town, a soccer game at the stadium scheduled to start at 15h30 requires trading area (P4) for the purpose of parking. The chairperson of[…]
Waving flags and snapping selfies, thousands of Iranian women on Thursday attended a football match freely for the first time in decades, after FIFA threatened to suspend the country over its controversial stadium restrictions. Elated female fans wore the national green, white and red flag around their shoulders and over[…]
A local soccer coach was killed in an alleged hit on Tuesday evening in Heideveld. 43-year-old Faried Lakay was sitting in his friend’s car in the parking lot of the Heideveld Sports Field when he was shot seven times. It’s believed to be a case of mistaken identity. Acting station[…]
Tehran, Iran -An Iranian female football fan, who was detained for dressing as a man to sneak into a football stadium, has died a week after setting herself on fire. Sahar Khodayari self-immolated in front of a court in Tehran last week after she found out she could face a two-year sentence for[…]
Pro-Palestinian activists in South Africa have described the presence of a youth soccer team from Khan Younis as hugely significant, following the immense challenges faced with planning and travelling out of Israeli-blockaded Gaza Strip. The under19 Palestinian soccer team arrived on Sunday afternoon in Cape Town and missed the first[…]
On Sunday 21st October 2018, the public is encouraged to show their support as the men of VOC take part in a soccer tournament in a quest to supply more books to the Al-Ikhlaas Academia Library and Resource Centre. Chairperson for the Al-Ikhlaas Academia Library and Resource Centre, Dr Elias[…]
A security guard was badly beaten, a ball boy and several other spectators injured and millions of rands of damage sustained as angry Kaizer Chiefs fans rioted at the end of the club’s loss in the Nedbank Cup semifinal to Free State Stars on Saturday night. The security guard, who[…]
This weekend kicks-off with the tournament of the year, with local oganisations and media houses taking to the soccer field in a bid to win the Spice Mecca/the Ikhlaas Academia Library Tournament. Two groups of six teams, each playing five players and a goalkeeper, are set to compete for a[…]
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