Sport

Karate taught Noma discipline

11 months ago

Nomalungelo Nkosi of Protea Glen has broken her leg, arm, got hit hard in the chest and suffered blue eyes, but she’s still resilient about playing karate. She doesn’t like the sport, she loves it. She is a member of

Moroka Swallows walk against gender-based violence

11 months ago

Moroka Swallows F.C players were at the receiving end of the hard talk from the club’s integrity committee chairperson, Tshepo Mokoena, at the Zoo Lake Sports Club grounds. This is where Mokoena’s non-profit organization, MADA, was hosting a 5km walk

Soweto’s oldest soccer boss resigns

2 years ago

By Brenda Yumba Legendary Lucas “Rhoo” Radebe, John “Shoes” Moshoeu, Benedict “Tso” Vilakazi are just a few of many names that Ntate Leshole Lazarus “The Boss” Tlhahane (83) has helped to hurl to stardom.  Teko Modise used to crash on

Soweto Basketball Academy thrives….

2 years ago

Despite the soccer dominance in Soweto, the coaching personnel is happy with how the Soweto Basketball Academy (SBA) is shaping up. “We have about 130 players at the academy,” says Coach Monwabisi Dlamini. Children as young as six are hustling

Football juggler with sticky shoes

2 years ago

This is passion and courage wrapped in astounding football-juggling skills. Jabu “The Celeb” Mdaka (27) went to the extent of taking his savings and boarded a bus to visit countries like Botswana, Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Zambia to entertain people.  He

Winning primary school soccer team represent SA in Spain

2 years ago

Nomalinganiselo Primary School soccer team will represent South Africa in Spain next year. The Cape Town school were crowned Danone Nations Cup champions at Dobsonville Stadium in Soweto. They were coached by their school teacher, Ntokozo Mazwi. The national champs

Cassper Nyovest and L-Tido’s teams clash

2 years ago

South African hip-hop artists, Cassper Nyovest and L-Tido joined hands and led local artists to a soccer pitch in Soweto. Musicians and actors exchanged shibobos and show-me-your-numbers before tens of their cheering admirers at Nike Football Stadium in Klipspruit. Riky

Instilling discipline through Afro-Brazilian Capoeira martial art

2 years ago

Thabo Masangana is using the Afro-Brazilian martial art, Capoeira, to instilling discipline among young people in Soweto. He is ranked an instructor and has been doing this martial art since 2003. He says, “I learned the moves from a class

The 2018 Fifa World Cup Trophy Graces Soweto

3 years ago

Sowetans overpopulated Maponya Mall to have a glimpse of the Fifa World Cup Trophy, as it touched down in their neighbourhood. The coveted trophy will tour over 50 countries in six continents. Its last stop is Russia which is the

Soweto Soccer: From Dust To Stardom

3 years ago

It is skin-tearing playing fields like this one that shot some of Soweto soccer players to international stardom. The local emerging club owners are still clinging on to that practice. Nathi Mphangi (16), formerly of Glenridge United F.C. is a

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