Shakes Mashaba Fails to Prepare: Arrogance Leaves Bafana AFCON Hopes in Tatters

On Saturday, Bafana lost 3-1 away to 114th world ranked side, Mauritania. Numerous reasons have been given for such a shock result but when looking at how coach Shakes Mashaba failed to prepare for his opponents, this is no surprise. The arrogance of the coach and his long outdated beliefs has led to a defeat […]

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PSL Season Predictions featuring Joe Crann, Neal Collins & Mark Herman

With the start of the 2015-16 PSL Season upon us, we spoke to three of the country’s leading football journalists to get their predictions for the season: featuring Joe Crann, Neal Collins and Mark Herman. 

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Prozone to Run Performance Analysis Course in Cape Town

The world’s leading Football Analytics company, Prozone, who were recently bought by American Sports Media giants, Stats will be holding their first Performance Analysis Course in South Africa. The first course will be held in Cape Town on Saturday 1 August and Sunday 2 August. 

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PSL Transfer News: All the Completed Deals Ahead of 2015-16 Season

Below, you can find a list of transfers completed in the South Africa PSL. This contains all the completed deals and is the best way to catch up on any PSL transfer news you may have missed.

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Modern Coach Steve Komphela Appointed at Kaizer Chiefs

With the big news confirmed today of Steve Komphela being appointed as Stuart Baxter’s successor at Kaizer Chiefs, we look back at an interview from June 2012 where Komphela discusses his use of Prozone performance analysis and video analysis in his coaching. This interview provides the best insight into the workings of Kaizer Chiefs’ new […]

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Will Bafana Bafana Ever Find Another Benni McCarthy?

There are many issues surrounding Bafana Bafana currently but a nagging consistent question for all too long now is – Where is South Arica’s goal scoring striker? The number 9, the go-to-man, the predator in the box! Current coach Shakes Mashaba has utilised the likes of Tekolo Rantie, Sibusiso Vilakazi, Bongani Ndulula and Lehlohonolo Majoro […]

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Rafa Benítez: How the Spanish Coach Has Revolutionised Football

Much criticised and even ridiculed in certain quarters, Rafael Benítez has achieved more in football than many care to acknowledge. Some managers are hailed for the amount of titles they win; fewer managers are recognised for revolutionising the game, and even fewer are recognised for accomplishing both. With a quick review of Rafael Benítez Maudes’ […]

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Andile Jali: Former Orlando Pirates Man is Key For Bafana Bafana in 2015 AFCON

Bafana Bafana’s turnaround under Shakes Mashaba has been remarkable. They have managed what looked impossible – qualification for a tournament with a game to spare. South Africa qualified for Afcon 2015 comfortably as they went unbeaten in a group which included the defending champions Nigeria. There are a number of reasons for Bafana Bafana’s turnaround […]

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Italy FIFA World Cup 2014 Preview: Prandelli is Azzuri’s Ace

The four time world champions arrive at FIFA World Cup 2014 not amongst the general favourites. Determined to correct the embarrassment of 2010, the Azzurri have been drawn in the group of death alongside Uruguay, England and Costa Rica. Since the debacle in South Africa four years ago, Italy have been revitalised under the former […]

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