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PSL promotion/relegation soap opera continues, Royal AM plunge PSL play-offs in to turmoil

Independent online (SA) 14 Jun 2021
As NFD winners, they gained automatic promotion ... ALSO READ ... ALSO READ ... South Africa's football mother body, the South African Football Association (SAFA), has accepted the ruling by the Gauteng Deputy Judge President, Roland Sutherland who found the arbitration ruling by advocates Hilton Epstein and Nazeer Cassim to be in order ... IOL Sport .

Ghana Premier League: Get ready for an exciting homestretch

Graphic 14 Jun 2021
Another interesting local derby in the 28th week which produced outstanding results was the clash between Liberty Professionals and West Africa Football Academy (WAFA) which saw the Dansoman-based Liberty coming from behind to stun WAFA 3-2 ... With football fans now eager to watch ...

Sekhukhune United officially promoted to topflight football

Independent online (SA) 14 Jun 2021
... by way of a counter-claim, for a declaratory order that the NSL Handbook is not silent, and that it deals fully with the way in which the NSL Disciplinary Committee and/or the Safa Arbitration Tribunal must deal with misconduct matters in professional football in South Africa.”.

With Brandon Fernandes as a pivot, India steer into a new direction

Indian Express 14 Jun 2021
When Igor Stimac took over the reins of the Indian national football team in the middle of 2019, one of the promises he made was to make the team play a more possession-based game ... — Indian Football Team (@IndianFootball) June 14, 2021 ... Fernandes at one point in his career was playing for ASD Football Club in Cape Town, South Africa ... Indian football.

ASVG Pan-African Sports Business Conference

The Patriotic Vanguard 13 Jun 2021
Simon Chadwick extrapolating on football and how Africa can capitalize on its value.

Hadley leads by 4 entering Palmetto Championship final round

The Bradford Era 13 Jun 2021
RIDGELAND, S.C. (AP) — Chesson Hadley finished off his third round Sunday morning, shooting a 68 for a four-stroke lead at the rain-delayed Palmetto Championship ... “I’m in a great spot, no questions asked ... Garrick Higgo of South Africa, who completed his third round before the stoppage, was alone in third at 8 under ... +3. SIU Football ... +2 ... World No ... ———.

Ghana Rugby on the verge of Africa rugby ban

Joy Online 12 Jun 2021
The Ghana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) is on the brink of being slapped with an Africa Rugby “administrative suspension” after five board members breached the constitution of the union ... A source within Africa Rugby has told Joy Sports the continent’s governing body frowns on constitutional breaches and encourages strict compliance.

Ghana paired with Ivory Coast, Egypt at 2021 Minifootball Nations Cup

Ghana Web 12 Jun 2021
... of South Africa, Tunisia, Benin and Burkina Faso ... All 16 teams in the six aside football competition would be looking to make the top five teams who would represent Africa at the Minifootball World Cup to be held in Ukraine.

C.K Akonnor to name strongest side to face Ivory Coast

Ghana Web 11 Jun 2021
... of improvement in their display, the team is yet to convince fans that they are capable of winning the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations ... However, the game on Saturday is expected to rekindle competition amongst two of West Africa's leading football talent producers.

Helman Mkhalele says it’s only a matter of time before Bafana Bafana become competitive again

Independent online (SA) 11 Jun 2021
Since their epic failure to qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations finals in Cameroon next year, Bafana assembled for camp for the first time this week ... ’We are not here to teach players how to play football,’ says Bafana Bafana assistant coach Cedomir Janevski ... South Africa has the talent,” Mkhalele added.

Anthony Watson: Players should do what they think is right in racism fight

The Independent 11 Jun 2021
England’s football team were booed by some fans for taking a knee before their Euro 2020 warm-up games against Australia and Romania – a response Watson finds frustratingly predictable.

Craig Brown: ‘Scotland’s defeat to Morocco in 1998 was no humiliation’

Yahoo Daily News 11 Jun 2021
Far from wishing the match in question was consigned to football’s version of Room 101, Brown is delighted to revisit it ... If anyone speaks of ‘humiliation’ they either weren’t at the game or don’t understand football.” ... “But the way football works, it doesn’t really matter about the game when you lose 3-0 ... Qualifying from Africa was and is not easy.

EXCLUSIVE: David James opens up on missing out on Euro 2000 after a place was ...

The Daily Mail 11 Jun 2021
After a long, winding career in football, David James is well placed to talk everything England ... England and Scotland boast football's oldest rivalry, one... The call to play at the South Africa World Cup saw James feature as both the tournament's oldest player, and also the oldest footballer to make a World Cup debut.

The week ahead in Parliament

BBC News 11 Jun 2021
Watch this space. Monday 14 June ... James Cleverly, Minister for Middle East and North Africa, will respond on behalf of the government. From 18.15, MPs will then debate two petitions on football governance. Then first calls for a German-style 50 per cent +1 rule to give fans majority ownership of professional football clubs in the UK ... Tuesday 15 June ... .

UEFA, beIN renew broadcast rights deal for MENA region

Anadolu Agency 10 Jun 2021
The UEFA and beIN Media Group agreed to a rights renewal to broadcast premium club competitions across the Middle East and North Africa until 2024, the Qatari media group announced on Thursday ... It is also the exclusive broadcaster of UEFA national team football tournaments.

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