South Africa managed to keep their hopes of qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia alive after their impressive 3-1 win over Burkina Faso on Saturday. Mamelodi Sundowns trio Percy Tau, Themba Zwane and Sibusiso Vilakazi were all on target to secure the victory, and although Bafana are still occupying fourth spot in Group D, the team is only two points behind Cape Verde and Burkina Faso in second and third spot, respectively.
Kaizer Chiefs were successful this past weekend as Steve Komphela’s side retained their Macufe Cup title, with Dumisani Zuma, Siyabonga Ngezana, Bernard Parker and Ryan Moon ensuring that the Glamour Boys walked away victorious on Sunday.
One of our Get Published readers wrote in and suggested that staying away from Kaizer Chiefs games would be good for the team, and that it would make the club's management finally listen to the cries of their supporters.
Orlando Pirates utility player Abbubaker Mobara is reportedly on the verge of signing a new deal with the club. His current contract with Bucs comes to an end on 30 June 2019, but Pirates are seemingly moving swiftly to tie him down for the long term.
Kaizer Chiefs recently had two Cameroonian forwards in Julien Ebah and Christ Mbondi on trial, but neither of them were signed as Amakhosi continue their search for a striker. Chiefs are looking thin up front following the injury sustained by their leading marksman Gustavo Paez, who joins fellow striker Emmanuel Letlotlo in the doctor's room.
Last week, Kaizer Chiefs manager Bobby Motaung assured the Amakhosi faithful that the club would go out of its way to rectify the challenges it is currently facing, starting with the annual Macufe Cup meeting with Free State-based side, Bloemfontein Celtic.