Articles containing the tag ‘world cup
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Sunday, June 15th, 2014

    FIFA World Cup: Colombia Beats Greece 3 – 0

    The Colombians have not graced the FIFA World Cup tournament for more than a decade and their qualification process has been anything but glamorous. In fact, they have been secretly been touted the dark horses ... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Sunday, June 8th, 2014

    2014 FIFA World Cup Opening Match Preview: Brazil vs Croatia

    The 2014 FIFA World Cup is upon us. The opening match will be on Thursday the 12th of June between Group A teams, Brazil and Croatia, at the Arena de São Paulo. Group A comprises the hosts Brazil, Croatia, Cam... Read more »
    By Paula Sanz On Thursday, April 10th, 2014

    The business aspect of the sports industry

    While sport continues to provide endless drama, tension and excitement for billions of fans across the world to savour, many forms have transformed into a business where the level of income has become an integr... Read more »
    By PAW On Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

    Summary of European Soccer World Cup Qualifiers

    Yesterday marked the end of the road for a number of European soccer teams in their bid to qualify for the FIFA World Cup in Brazil next year. Here is a summary of who has qualified, who is yet to qualify and w... Read more »
    By Staff Writer On Sunday, June 16th, 2013

    Igesund May Lose His Job After Bafana Failed to Qualify for World Cup

    Gordon Igesund may soon be jobless after Bafana Bafana failed to qualify for the 2014 FIFA World Cup which will be taking place in Brazil next year. Bafana was beaten 2 – 1 by Ethiopia in Addis Ababa on S... Read more »
    By Staff Writer On Saturday, June 15th, 2013

    Bafana Bafana Under Pressure to Win Against Ethiopia

    This Sunday Bafana Bafana will face Ethiopia in Addis Ababa in a very crucial World Cup qualifier. It is a must-win match for Bafana. Ethiopia is currently sitting at the top of the Group A table, with 10 point... Read more »
    By Thandi On Thursday, June 6th, 2013

    Benni McCarthy retires at the age of 35

    Orlando Pirates striker Benni McCarthy has decided to retire from football at the age of 35. Late last year there were rumours that he was going to go back overseas for his last season. It was also rumoured tha... Read more »
    By Siyabonga Artwell Phahla On Thursday, April 25th, 2013

    Luis Suarez Banned for 10 Games for Biting Ivanovic’s Arm

    Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has been banned for 10 games and fined for biting Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic’s upper right arm. He apologised on Monday after he was banned and fined, “For my ... Read more »
    By Smanga Kumalo On Saturday, June 30th, 2012

    Igesund to coach Bafana Bafana

    Moroka Swallows head coach Gordon Igesund took the reigns as Bafana Bafana’s new head coach. A South African born, Igesund was appointed on Saturday afternoon after competing for the position with fellow ... Read more »
    By The Editor On Friday, March 2nd, 2012

    Bring Benni back to Bafana Bafana

    Bafana Bafana has not been performing well lately. They failed to qualify for the African Cup of Nations and have been going without a win for six consecutive matches. This is worrying considering that Afcon 20... Read more »