Category Football

Sundowns explains Bonus Policy

Following enquiries and reports over the bonus pay-out policy at Mamelodi Sundowns, the club has responded as follows:

Mario Balotelli

Mario Barwuah Balotelli, born 12 Aug 1990 to Ghanian immigrants in Palermo, Sicily.

Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro, or Cristiano Ronaldo, or simply CR7.

Bonus? Ex-gratia payment? Just nje money?

Paying bonuses (whatever) for doing the exact job you’re paid a salary for.

The Saga Continues…continues…amen.

The “confusion” or rather, denial regarding the SAFA R1bn broadcast deal with Siyaya TV.

Nwanko “King” Kanu

Nwanko Kanu; born on this day in 1976. He hails from Owerri, which is the capital of Imo State in Nigeria, set in the heart of the Igboland.

SAFA or Suffer? The R1bn deal

Recent reports have stated that SAFA signed a R1bn (yep; that’s a BILLION rand) deal with relatively unknown broadcaster, Siyaya TV.

How to get bums on seats during our local soccer games

Ever since the formation of the Premier Soccer League (PSL) in 1996, the league has been struggling to fill up the venues during match days.

Football galore in August

With the domestic leagues around the globe kicking off, football fans will have an all-access gate pass to action from the English Premier League, the Spanish La Liga, German Bundesliga and a handful of pre-season games.

Maritzburg United gets a much needed financial boost

It had to take a municipality to rescue the local team as the sponsors were not forthcoming.

SA football needs to be more transparent when it comes to business

The Premier Soccer League (PSL) has come a long way in making the sport more professional in South Africa.

Tshabalala Tradings partner with Outdoor Network

Siphiwe Tshabalala Tradings have partnered with Outdoor Network in the Outdoor Advertising Industry.

Bad Call

Fritz Huber, writing for The Paris Review, on the sorry state of US televised sports commentary: