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KAIZER CHIEFS to train without the ball to halt ‘negative effects of competition’

In an extreme effort to stamp out unfriendly competition, Kaizer Chiefs is eliminating soccer balls from their games and forcing players to pretend they’re kicking a ball around.

“This year to address some of the negative effects of competition, we’ve actually removed the ball,”…

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Thabo Matlaba slams poor Orlando Pirates

Thabo Matlaba felt the game was easy for Orlando Pirates last night but they just gave Maritzburg United three points after failing to do basics.

The Buccaneers fell apart early in the second half as centre-backs Bevan Fransman and Brian Onyango were allowed…

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Arsenal lose unbeaten run at Everton

Arsenal relinquished a 14-match unbeaten league run after losing 2-1 at Everton in the Premier League on Tuesday night.

Arsene Wenger’s side would have gone top of the league with a victory at Goodison Park and looked good for it when Alexis Sanchez’s free-kick…

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Lionel Messi finally meets his best fan

An Afghan boy who became an online hit after wearing a homemade shirt bearing Lionel Messi's famous number 10 has met his hero.

A photograph of six-year-old Murtaza Ahmadi wearing the shirt made from a striped blue plastic bag went viral in January…

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Dan Malesela makes history at Chippa United



Dan Malesela will spend this week in celebratory mood after becoming the first ever man to complete a year in charge as a head coach at Chippa United.

Malesela was initially appointed assistant coach on December 2 last year but then took…

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