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Four ABC Motsepe League teams relegated

Sport: 24 July 2021 By Frank Mavhungu

Teams affiliated to the Limpopo Stream of the ABC Motsepe League should start with their preparations for the new season. According to the chairman of the board of governors, Mr Mighty Tjale, the opening league matches for the new season are scheduled for the first weekend of September.

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Former TTM player Jean Munganga desperately looking for a team

Sport: 24 July 2021 By Frank Mavhungu

The former player for Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila FC (TTM), Dunga Jean Munganga, is a desperate man. The Congolese national last played competitive football at the end of the 2019/20 soccer season. At the time he was playing for the now-defunct TTM.

Coach 'King Mchichwa' joins Black Leopards

Sport: 23 July 2021 By Frank Mavhungu

As a way to strengthen the team’s technical department, Black Leopards FC announced the appointment of Mr Lucky Nelukau as one of the team’s assistant coaches. According to the club’s general manager, Mr Elijah Mulaudzi, Nelukau’s appointment became effective on Monday this week.

Black Leopards are ready for the new season

Sport: 23 July 2021 By Frank Mavhungu

The relationship between Black Leopards FC and the team’s left back, Sibusiso Khumalo, is something of the past. According to the club’s general manager, Mr Elijah Mulaudzi, the decision to release Khumalo was reached after they realized that his departure was in the interest of both parties.

Registration for Sydney Mafanya tournament now open

Sport: 22 July 2021 By Frank Mavhungu

Teams interested in partaking in this year’s edition of the Sydney Mafanya Soccer Tournament have until Sunday, 15 August, to pay their registration fees. According to one of the organisers of the tournament, Mr Rawl Nelamvi, they will accommodate 32 teams in the tournament this year.

Maindis Ladies Football Club hit hard by lockdown

Sport: 22 July 2021 By Frank Mavhungu

The decision of the South African Football Associations (SAFA) to suspend the Hollywoodbets Super League programme for a month is doing one of the affiliates for the league, Maindis Ladies FC, more harm than good. The league programme was put on hold from the 6th of this month. According to the circular that was issued by the league, the league programme will resume on Saturday, 07 August.

Duiwe trotseer koue weer

Sport: 22 July 2021

Lede van die Hangklip (Hpk) en Soutpansberg (Spk) Posduifklubs se duiwe het die afgelope naweek te midde van die koue weer gewedywer in ‘n jaaroud- en opewedvlug, dié keer vanaf Ventersburg oor ‘n afstand van sowat 675 km, met beide wedvlugte wat gewen is deur Gerhardt Bezuidenhout se duiwe.

Ramashia wants to develop cyclists

Sport: 17 July 2021 By Kaizer Nengovhela

Respect Ramashia, a cyclist from Niani Malale village, is highly lauded for his continuous efforts to develop the youth in rural areas.

Was a deal struck to bring ABC Motsepe League club to Musina?

Sport: 17 July 2021 By Frank Mavhungu

Residents of Musina and the surrounding areas may soon watch high-quality football on their doorstep when the activities of the ABC Motsepe League start in two months’ time. This is the ambition of Mr John Ndou, and he reckons this is more than just an optimistic dream. According to Ndou, he has sealed a deal to procure an ABC Motsepe League franchise from Mighty FC. Mighty FC’s managing director, however, has denied these claims.

Stop playing football or face sanctions, warns Safa Vhembe

Sport: 16 July 2021 By Frank Mavhungu

The South African Football Association (SAFA) has suspended the activities for their professional league, The Hollywoodbets Super League, with immediate effect. This after the association put on hold all the activities for their non-professional leagues towards the end of last month. The suspension for the league activities follows the Cabinet’s decision to place the country on lockdown alert level 4.

Another GladAfrica team for Vhembe

Sport: 16 July 2021 By Frank Mavhungu

Vhembe District will have two clubs campaigning in the GladAfrica Championship League when the activities for the new season start. This follows after the current owners of Venda Football Academy FC (VFA) bought the professional league franchise from Cape Umoya United FC. VFA are one of the affiliates of the Limpopo Stream of the ABC Motsepe League.

Nange at last joins AmaKhosi squad

Sport: 15 July 2021 By Frank Mavhungu

Years of hard work and dedication finally paid off for former Black Leopards player Phathutshedzo Nange. The 29-year-old midfielder kissed Stellenbosch FC goodbye when his contract with the club expired at the end of last month. He has now joined the Kaizer Chiefs squad.

Former Black Leopards defender now a job seeker

Sport: 15 July 2021 By Frank Mavhungu

Former Black Leopards centre back Edwin Gyimah has joined a long list of professional football players who are looking for a job. The Ghanaian defender parted ways with Lidoda duvha amicably last month.

Local boxing legend laid to rest

Sport: 09 July 2021 By Frank Mavhungu

The boxing fraternity has lost another legend within a short space of time. Former professional boxing judge Ms Joyce Ramabulana was buried at the Maniini cemetery outside Thohoyandou about five months ago. Another boxing legend, Mr Samuel Mashila, was also laid to rest last Sunday, at the Madamalala cemetery outside Thohoyandou.

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Denzel wants to teach people about snakes

Video: 10 June 2021 By Maanda Bele

In African cultures, snakes are generally associated with witchcraft – a fact that does not improve the already frayed relationship between mankind and reptiles. However, within a certain African community in Vleifontein lives a man who regards himself as the exception to this cultural belief. In fact, Denzel Ncube’s fondness for these slithering reptiles is no secret. Ncube gives back to his community by educating the local people on the dangers as well as the beauty of snakes and what to do when confronted with them.

Education: Meet two of Vhembe's beekeepers

Video: 03 June 2021 By Elardus van Zyl

We visited two local beekeepers and we asked them about ... bees. Why do bees die? What types of honey do you find? What is a brood? (not a bread) We even wanted to know whether crystalized honey is fake.