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News 24 South Africa
Date set for Zuma’s spy tapes appealJames de Villiers, News24 President Jacob Zuma. (Deon Raath, Gallo Images, Cit
News 24 South Africa / Posted 10 hours ago
James de Villiers, News24 President Jacob Zuma. (Deon Raath, Gallo Images, City Press) Bloemfontein - The appeal by President Jacob Zuma and the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) in the spy tapes saga will be heard on September 15, the Supreme... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
Former NJC dean takes job at Front Range Community Collegefrom Colorado State University. He earned an associate degree in agriculture pr
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted 11 hours ago
from Colorado State University. He earned an associate degree in agriculture production from Glen College of Agriculture in Bloemfontein, South Africa; a bachelor of science in business administration from California Baptist University; and a master... Read more
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iol.co.za
Low-key kick-off for Currie Cupquietly get going with the defending champions, the Free State Cheetahs, openin
iol.co.za / Posted 19 hours ago
quietly get going with the defending champions, the Free State Cheetahs, opening proceedings when they host the Sharks in Bloemfontein tonight (7pm). The Cheetahs will be at full strength with their Super Rugby campaign done and dusted but the... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
HIS SPORTING LIFE: All hail the titans of tungstenslimmed-down Super Rugby are in line to join for the 2017/18 season onwards. T
North-West Evening Mail / Posted yesterday
slimmed-down Super Rugby are in line to join for the 2017/18 season onwards. The Cheetahs and Southern Kings, based in Bloemfontein and Port Elizabeth respectively, have been utterly dismal during their time in the Southern Hemisphere’s elite... Read more
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African Football
Celtic sign host of players to avoid relegation scrap for 2017/18 seasonSouth Africa on March 12, 2016 ©Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix In an aim to avoid
African Football / Posted yesterday
South Africa on March 12, 2016 ©Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix In an aim to avoid the relegation battle in South Africa, Bloemfontein Celtic have signed new players as they bolster their squad ahead of the new 2017/18 Premier Soccer League... Read more
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iol.co.za
Daniel to skipper the Sharks in Currie Cup openercoach, but let’s see how it works out.” Anthony, a former assistant to Gary Go
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
coach, but let’s see how it works out.” Anthony, a former assistant to Gary Gold in Super Rugby, has a handy team but in Bloemfontein they face practically the whole Cheetahs Super Rugby line-up. Loose forward Keegan Daniel captains a Sharks... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Welkom's own 'Bonnie and Clyde' appear in court on multiple fraud charges 2017-07-20 13:48 Danie Kock. (Netwerk24) Bloemfontein - Just like the notori
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
2017-07-20 13:48 Danie Kock. (Netwerk24) Bloemfontein - Just like the notorious American couple Bonnie and Clyde did in the 30s, a Welkom couple conned people wherever they... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Man Arrested for Friend's Murder After Year On the RunA man who evaded arrest for a year after allegedly stabbing his friend to death
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
A man who evaded arrest for a year after allegedly stabbing his friend to death is expected in the Bloemfontein Magistrate's Court on Thursday. The 23-year-old suspect was arrested on Tuesday in Phahameng, Mangaung, after tip-offs from the... Read more
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walesonline
How the Celtic League has changed so dramatically since 2001Pro12 embracing the North American market. But as the season progressed storie
walesonline / Posted yesterday
Pro12 embracing the North American market. But as the season progressed stories emerged that two South African sides, the Bloemfontein-based Cheetahs and the Port Elizabeth-based Southern Kings were in negotiations to join the cross-border... Read more
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walesonline
The Pro12 odds for the new season as Cheetahs backed for successthe Guinness Pro12 title this season.... despite the South African franchise no
walesonline / Posted yesterday
the Guinness Pro12 title this season.... despite the South African franchise not yet being confirmed as participants. The Bloemfontein-based side are poised to join an expanded Pro12 alongside the Southern Kings after both franchises were cut from... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Parkweg Detectives Arrest Wanted SuspectParkweg detective has put a net on a 23-year-old Bloemfontein man who had been
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Parkweg detective has put a net on a 23-year-old Bloemfontein man who had been sought and wanted for the alleged murder of his friend and for 12 months been on run and evading the arrest. The suspect was arrested on Tuesday in Phahameng location in... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Man arrested for friend's murder after year on the runTammy Petersen, News24 Bloemfontein – A man who evaded arrest for a year after
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
Tammy Petersen, News24 Bloemfontein – A man who evaded arrest for a year after allegedly stabbing his friend to death is expected in the Bloemfontein Magistrate's Court on Thursday. The 23-year-old suspect was arrested on Tuesday in Phahameng,... Read more
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iol.co.za
Cops find four stolen sheep in car after high-speed chasestolen a "few hours ago". They had been stolen from a smallholdings in the Bain
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
stolen a "few hours ago". They had been stolen from a smallholdings in the Bainsvlei area. Marope said the men aged between 34 and 40 and the 32-year-old woman face stock theft charges and will soon appear in the Bloemfontein Magistrate'... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Daniel Leads Sharks Against Cheetahsfilled with experience and a strong blend of youth for their opening Currie Cup
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
filled with experience and a strong blend of youth for their opening Currie Cup clash against the Free State Cheetahs in Bloemfontein on Friday night (19:00 kick-off). With the Sharks' Super Rugby team playing their quarter-final match against... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Mayambela ready for Chippa returnleft Sweden’s Djurgardens. The 29-year-old is a product of the Old Mutual Acad
Daily Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
left Sweden’s Djurgardens. The 29-year-old is a product of the Old Mutual Academy in Cape Town and made his PSL debut for Bloemfontein Celtic in the 2007/08 season. He spent two more years in the Free State‚ before joining Orlando Pirates in a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cheetahs Name Team for Currie Cup OpenerFree State Cheetahs coach Rory Duncan has announced his team for Friday night's
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Free State Cheetahs coach Rory Duncan has announced his team for Friday night's Currie Cup opener against the Sharks in Bloemfontein (19:00 kick-off). Duncan will coach the team after Free State Rugby announced week that Duncan, previously the... Read more
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Scotsman
South African teams to join expanded Guinness Pro14turnover as the league looks to compete with the cash rich English and French l
Scotsman / Posted 2 days ago
turnover as the league looks to compete with the cash rich English and French leagues. The Port Elizabeth-based Kings and Bloemfontein-based Cheetahs were cut from Super Rugby a week past Friday. Kings scrum-half Rudi van Rooyen told the BBC last... Read more
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African Football
Geoffrey Massa survives shooting by Ugandan policeby a local television station confirmed the shooting. Uganda’s leading televis
African Football / Posted 3 days ago
by a local television station confirmed the shooting. Uganda’s leading television station NTV, revealed that the former Bloemfontein Celtic striker was shot near his home by police in a road rage incident. Massa is said to have hit a police... Read more
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Eye Witness News
[FACT SHEET] The state of South Africa’s prisons2016, with 7 “under some form of renovation” at the time. Two of South Africa’
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 days ago
2016, with 7 “under some form of renovation” at the time. Two of South Africa’s maximum security prisons, Mangaung in Bloemfontein and Kutama Sinthumule in Limpopo, are privately run, a spokesman for the department of correctional services,... Read more
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Goal.com
Kaizer Chiefs transfer news: Ndumiso Mabena deal offGoal. "Chiefs tabled a two-year offer probably because Mabena is already 31, b
Goal.com / Posted 3 days ago
Goal. "Chiefs tabled a two-year offer probably because Mabena is already 31, but they couldn't agree," added the source. Bloemfontein Celtic have since made contact with the former Orlando Pirates marksman, and depending on how negotiations go,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Craven Week Starts With a Bangshowing by flyhalf Christopher Schreuder, whose try, nine conversions and penal
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
showing by flyhalf Christopher Schreuder, whose try, nine conversions and penalty goal earned him 26 points, steered the Bloemfontein team to the biggest victory of the day in the Craven Week as they cruised to a 81-26 victory against Boland. The... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Did Oscar Pistorius lie to save his life ?Judge Masipa for her to decide which one occurred. Judge Masipa decided it was
News 24 South Africa / Posted 3 days ago
Judge Masipa for her to decide which one occurred. Judge Masipa decided it was not murder. The Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein overturned the initial culpable homicide conviction to murder. In the Supreme Court there were three judges on... Read more
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iol.co.za
SP Marais back for Stormers’ Super Rugby playoffis a tough call for Fleck to make. But another consideration is that Marais las
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
is a tough call for Fleck to make. But another consideration is that Marais last played on July 1 against the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein, and the addition of Seabelo Senatla in the back-three has added searing pace to the Stormers’ attack. Senatla... Read more
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walesonline
What the South African media are saying about PRO12 expansionin European conditions. Do the Cheetahs have the skills and tactics for that?
walesonline / Posted 4 days ago
in European conditions. Do the Cheetahs have the skills and tactics for that? Will more people actually come watch them in Bloemfontein in December? Remember, the Cheetahs will play during the European calendar between September and May. It just... Read more
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iafrica.com
Bulls look to Currie Cup for inspirationwhere they were outscored by two tries to one, en route to a 16-36 defeat again
iafrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
where they were outscored by two tries to one, en route to a 16-36 defeat against the Cheetahs at the Free State Stadium in Bloemfontein. The last time the Bulls and the Griquas played each other was during the 2016 Currie Cup round robin stage and... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Man due in court for possession of human body partslast week. Picture: pixabay.com JOHANNESBURG - A man is expected to appear in
Eye Witness News / Posted 4 days ago
last week. Picture: pixabay.com JOHANNESBURG - A man is expected to appear in the Hlohlolwane magistrates court near Bloemfontein for the possession of human body parts. The traditional healer was arrested last week. Police say DNA tests are... Read more
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iol.co.za
Province coach confident of Craven Week successDlepu, from Langa, will captain the Craven Week team from scrumhalf. The WP Un
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
Dlepu, from Langa, will captain the Craven Week team from scrumhalf. The WP Under-16 team ended the Grant Khomo Week in Bloemfontein as the only unbeaten team after an easy 38-10 victory over SWD for their third win in the last match of the week... Read more
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iol.co.za
Province looking to rewrite historyteams to secure home ground advantage for the quarter-finals. Province went up
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
teams to secure home ground advantage for the quarter-finals. Province went up against a Free State XV and rolled over the Bloemfontein outfit at the Green Point Track to book a place in the last four. That set up a north v south derby with the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Happy birthday, Wayde van Niekerk!most pundits thought would never be broken. But they didn’t count on a young m
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
most pundits thought would never be broken. But they didn’t count on a young man who hails from Cape Town and now calls Bloemfontein home. Van Niekerk had it in his genes, as his mother Odessa Swarts was a champion sprinter in the non-racial... Read more
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iafrica.com
Severed head, tongue found with sangomanational is expected to appear in court on Monday after he was found in possess
iafrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
national is expected to appear in court on Monday after he was found in possession of the body parts in Hlohlolwane outside Bloemfontein. Authorities say they received a tip-off that led to the arrest of the suspect while they were investigating a... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Police conduct DNA tests after recovering human head & tongue at sangoma’s homenational is expected to appear in court on Monday after he was found in possess
Eye Witness News / Posted 6 days ago
national is expected to appear in court on Monday after he was found in possession of the body parts in Hlohlolwane outside Bloemfontein. Authorities say they received a tip-off that led to the arrest of the suspect while they were investigating a... Read more
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walesonline
Cheetahs and Southern Kingsthe Sunwolves and Argentine team Jaguares.Read More Where do Cheetahs stage ho
walesonline / Posted 7 days ago
the Sunwolves and Argentine team Jaguares.Read More Where do Cheetahs stage home matches? At the Vodacom Park Stadium in Bloemfontein, which has a 40,000 capacity with a second tier having been added to part of the ground for the 2010 football... Read more
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iol.co.za
New Cheetahs role for Springbok assistant Smith– and also coach at Currie Cup level – Rory Duncan, who has until now been the
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
– and also coach at Currie Cup level – Rory Duncan, who has until now been the director of rugby. The change in roles in Bloemfontein will happen on Monday. According to the Cheetahs, Smith will lead the rugby development department of the union... Read more
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African Football
Geoffrey Sserunkuma to lead Uganda Chan squadwill show my excitement on the pitch by scoring more goals for my country.” Sp
African Football / Posted 7 days ago
will show my excitement on the pitch by scoring more goals for my country.” Speaking after selecting the former Bloemfontein Celtic striker, Sredojevic added that the Kampala Capital City Authority player is the right... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Golf - Nienaber Nails Third Nomads Title of the SeasonBenoni in January. Victory in the Northern Cape Open followed in early March an
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Benoni in January. Victory in the Northern Cape Open followed in early March and later the same month, the 17-year-old from Bloemfontein defeated Garrick Higgo in a play-off for the Curro SA Juniors International title. In April, Nienaber fired a... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Week 17 teams: Reds spared from Smith and Smithby Herbst last weekend. Cheetahs coach Franco Smith made a couple of tweaks to
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 7 days ago
by Herbst last weekend. Cheetahs coach Franco Smith made a couple of tweaks to his team that lost 40-34 to the Stormers in Bloemfontein in their previous outing. Carl Wegner comes in for Armand Koster at lock, with Koster moving to the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Traditional Healer Found With Human Skull and Tonguespokesperson Captain Phumelelo Dhlamini. The healer, 32, was operating in Hloh
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
spokesperson Captain Phumelelo Dhlamini. The healer, 32, was operating in Hlohlolwane, Clocolan, which is roughly between Bloemfontein and Bethlehem. Tests would be done on the human parts at the Bethlehem mortuary to determine who they belong... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
SA: Chigova builds on positive seasonplayed the full 90 minutes in all 30 league games during the season. One is Chi
New Zimbabwe / Posted 8 days ago
played the full 90 minutes in all 30 league games during the season. One is Chigova’s teammate Thabiso Semenya, the other Bloemfontein Celtic left-back Mthokozisi Dube. “It was a very good season for me, because remember I also won the COSAFA... Read more
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iol.co.za
Man arrested in Free State for stolen cattle worth R128kto a local farm to sell the six suspected stolen cows. According to Xuma, Selo
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
to a local farm to sell the six suspected stolen cows. According to Xuma, Selosesha Crime Intelligence, Selosesha K-9 and Bloemfontein Stock Theft units had information on the planned sale of cows and they moved in and arrested the suspect. "Six... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Free State traditional healer found with human skull and tonguespokesperson Captain Phumelelo Dhlamini. The healer, 32, was operating in Hloh
News 24 South Africa / Posted 8 days ago
spokesperson Captain Phumelelo Dhlamini. The healer, 32, was operating in Hlohlolwane, Clocolan, which is roughly between Bloemfontein and Bethlehem. Tests would be done on the human parts at the Bethlehem mortuary to determine who they belong... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Public Works Official Nabbed for R1.4 Million FraudA Department of Public Works official is expected to appear in the Bloemfontein
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
A Department of Public Works official is expected to appear in the Bloemfontein Commercial Crimes Court on Friday, facing charges relating to alleged fraud and corruption totalling R1.4m. Hawks spokesperson Captain S'fiso Nyakane said the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Public works official nabbed for R1.4m fraudTammy Petersen, News24 Bloemfontein - A Department of Public Works official is
News 24 South Africa / Posted 8 days ago
Tammy Petersen, News24 Bloemfontein - A Department of Public Works official is expected to appear in the Bloemfontein Commercial Crimes Court on Friday, facing charges relating to alleged fraud and corruption totalling R1.4m. Hawks spokesperson... Read more
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walesonline
Fans kept waiting for PRO12 fixturesSouth African sides competing in the competition in 2017-18 moved a step closer
walesonline / Posted 8 days ago
South African sides competing in the competition in 2017-18 moved a step closer last week when it was confirmed that the Bloemfontein-based Cheetahs and Port Elizabeth-based Kings wouldn’t be playing Super Rugby next season and would be exploring... Read more
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iol.co.za
Teko adds 'Hollywood' aura to Cape Town Cityaround. With Cape legend McCarthy as coach, new names such as striker Ayanda Pa
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
around. With Cape legend McCarthy as coach, new names such as striker Ayanda Patosi, Mozambican defender Jeitoso and former Bloemfontein Celtic winger Lyle Lakay, and Modise as the marquee acquisition. Now that is what you call a statement of... Read more
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NZCity
Super Rugby round 17 preview panelKings 0, Cheetahs 3 Kings at home: Played 1, Kings 0, Cheetahs 1 Last clash:
NZCity / Posted 9 days ago
Kings 0, Cheetahs 3 Kings at home: Played 1, Kings 0, Cheetahs 1 Last clash: Round 12, 2016: Cheetahs 34 bt Kings 20 in Bloemfontein Tab Sportsbet: Kings $1.62, Cheetahs $2.30 Tip: Cheetahs by 12 SUNWOLVES v BLUES at Prince Chichibu Stadium,... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Elephant tusk belonged to Danish 'genital mutilator', not his lawyer, court hearsPeter Frederiksen (File, Jeanette Chabalala, News24) Bloemfontein - The elepha
News 24 South Africa / Posted 9 days ago
Peter Frederiksen (File, Jeanette Chabalala, News24) Bloemfontein - The elephant tusk that has landed a Bloemfontein lawyer in trouble with the law belonged to one of his clients, alleged genital mutilator Peter Frederiksen. Netwerk24 reported on... Read more
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Pendle Today
Colne pupils take part in huge worship event at Ewood Parkand Burnley FC fans. The whole experience was beamed live to a similar gatheri
Pendle Today / Posted 9 days ago
and Burnley FC fans. The whole experience was beamed live to a similar gathering of youngsters from churches in Blackburn Diocese’s twin Diocese of Bloemfontein in South Africa as part of ‘Mission Possible’, a week of events and ce... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cheetahs Name Final Super Rugby Teamtwo South African teams from the competition. Smith has made a few changes to
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
two South African teams from the competition. Smith has made a few changes to the team that lost 40-34 to the Stormers in Bloemfontein on July 1. Up front, Carl Wegner replaces Armand Koster at lock, with Koster providing cover on the bench.... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Border sides excel in tough matches at U16, U13 Weekstheir national rugby weeks saw the Border U16 Grant Khomo and U13 Craven Week t
Daily Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
their national rugby weeks saw the Border U16 Grant Khomo and U13 Craven Week teams manage good wins on the opening day in Bloemfontein.The Border U16 team started their week on a perfect note as they powered to a 24-13 win over the Golden Lions in... Read more
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African Football
African clubs must focus on development says Serame Letsoakareap success in the future. Speaking during his visit to Swaziland on behalf o
African Football / Posted 9 days ago
reap success in the future. Speaking during his visit to Swaziland on behalf of FIFA as a Coaching Instructor, the former Bloemfontein Celtic and Free State Stars coach has praised Swazi football. Letsoaka praised Mbabane Swallows' run in the CAF... Read more
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