Former Orlando Pirates striker Phumudzo Manenzhe believes that Gift Motupa has the ability to succeed at the club, but encouraged him to make use of his opportunities.
By Mo Allie A familiar failing of South African football came back to haunt the Olympic team as their inability to convert their chances saw them slump to a 1-0 defeat against Denmark at the Mane Garrincha Stadium in Brasilia.
Amaglug-glug midfielder Mothobi Mvala has apologised for the red card he received against hosts Brazil on Thursday.
The class of 2016 may not have beaten Brazil but after a steady start are poised to go one better than the class of 2000, writes WADE PRETORIUS.
By Mo Allie in Brazil As if being competitive against a Neymar-led Brazil with a full complement of 11 players wasn’t tough enough South Africa, down to 10 men for the last third of the game, surpassed the expectations of even their most ardent fans when they held the hosts to a goalless draw in their opening Group A game… Read more →
South Africa’s 0-0 draw with hosts and tournament favourites Brazil in their opening game at the Olympics drew praise on social media. Here we look at some of the reactions.
By Mark Etheridge in Rio Inspired by Itumeleng Khune, the 10-men South Africa’s Olympic men’s football side held the mighty Brazil to a 0-0 draw in Brasilia on Thursday.
South Africa U23 coach Owen Da Gama has emphasised his side’s need for teamwork ahead of their Rio 2016 clash against Brazil.
South Africa coach Owen Da Gama has placed his faith in his two over-age players for the opening Rio 2016 match against Brazil.
By Gary Lemke in Rio Owen da Gama’s class of 2016 are keen to write their own chapter in South African football folklore when they meet the hosts in the opening game of the men’s tournament at the Mane Garrincha Stadium in Brasilia on Thursday.