Cash-strapped Bloemfontein Celtic have prioritised South Africa over Africa by sending reserves to the Democratic Republic of Congo for a CAF Confederation Cup preliminary round first leg this weekend.
Gavin Hunt-coached Kaizer Chiefs of South Africa will be under enormous pressure to succeed when the 2021 CAF Champions League kicks off this week with 22 preliminary-round first legs.
Anele Ngcongca, star of the World Cup in South Africa, has passed away on Monday in a traffic accident at 33. The right-back suffered deadly wounds when he was traveling alongside his wife on the motorway, close to Mtunzini, in South Africa.
Three-coach Mamelodi Sundowns rose to the top of the South African Premiership with a workmanlike 2-0 midweek win at Cape Town City through goals from Lyle Lakay and Keletso Makgalwa.
Raja Casablanca coach Jamal Sellami is convinced the Moroccan club will reach the CAF Champions League final Wednesday while admitting his players are less fit than Egyptian opponents Zamalek.
Coach Josef Zinnbauer did not have time to celebrate his greatest triumph with South African club Orlando Pirates this weekend as he dashed to Germany, where his son is hospitalised.
A fluctuating start to the South African season by star-studded Mamelodi Sundowns continued when they could only draw 0-0 at home against Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila in a second-round league match.
Al Ahly coach Pitso Mosimane is predicting a "difficult" CAF Champions League semi-final second leg in Egypt Friday against Moroccan visitors Wydad Casablanca despite holding a two-goal advantage.Â
Star-packed Memelodi Sundowns suffered a shock 1-0 home loss to Bloemfontein Celtic in a knockout competition quarter-final as the South African season kicked off at the weekend.
CAF club football resumes this weekend -- five months behind schedule because of the coronavirus pandemic -- with 2019/2020 Champions League semi-final first legs in Morocco.
Jessica Motaung, Marketing director for the South African club Kaizer Chiefs, has complained in an interview to 'The Sowetan' that Nike promised them a unique design for their 50th anniversary before using the same kit for Barcelona's third strip.