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Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy. 5 https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/static/logo.png SowetanLIVE https://www.sowetanlive.co.za Read SowetanLIVE <![CDATA[Percy Tau scores two goals as Bafana Bafana qualify for Afcon]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/soccer/2019-03-24-percy-tau-scores-two-goals-as-bafana-bafana-qualify-for-afcon/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/bYR7P8PUrKW9QtQDr8kUMvXkiYaM-J4J2wmtPO7MmRN7E1jy_kg2O973BBISGIH10EDUhSdtjq4IR5waFx0iV1w https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/bYR7P8PUrKW9QtQDr8kUMvXkiYaM-J4J2wmtPO7MmRN7E1jy_kg2O973BBISGIH10EDUhSdtjq4IR5waFx0iV1w 2019-03-24 21:07:00 South Africa’s ‘lion’ Percy Tau scored a brilliant brace to book Bafana Bafana’s place at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals after a nervous 2-1 victory over Libya at a packed Stade Taïeb Mhiri in neutral Sfax, Tunisia on Sunday. https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/soccer/2019-03-24-percy-tau-scores-two-goals-as-bafana-bafana-qualify-for-afcon/ <![CDATA[Pretorius, Phehlukwayo steer SA to T20 series whitewash against Sri Lanka]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/cricket/2019-03-24-sa-seal-t20-series-whitewash-over-sri-lanka/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/bbXtFPkiz6W-XMw0JLrzBoO-Mg-0c_gkOKmMBdNfte_EecbjPinDHX2Yc_L0cpdJFg33z-50FvPIKhre_PTSyQ0 https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/bbXtFPkiz6W-XMw0JLrzBoO-Mg-0c_gkOKmMBdNfte_EecbjPinDHX2Yc_L0cpdJFg33z-50FvPIKhre_PTSyQ0 2019-03-24 19:39:00 SA completed a 3-0 T20 series whitewash over Sri Lanka with a 45 runs D/L method victory at the Wanderers on Sunday where a few questions were answered regarding the make-up of the ICC World Cup squad. https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/cricket/2019-03-24-sa-seal-t20-series-whitewash-over-sri-lanka/ <![CDATA[Baxter has defensive formation‚ Keet in goal for Bafana against Libya]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/soccer/2019-03-24-baxter-has-defensive-formation-keet-in-goal-for-bafana-against-libya/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/8_FFB93v-WSIGyCtgjUo1FFcsrjjBNBwz9-kVHMoGdAJmu1yxqUZjQm-RscoVHR_CrLQT1fEuAXY0gCdvUQVCg https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/8_FFB93v-WSIGyCtgjUo1FFcsrjjBNBwz9-kVHMoGdAJmu1yxqUZjQm-RscoVHR_CrLQT1fEuAXY0gCdvUQVCg 2019-03-24 17:53:00 Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter has named a defensive starting XI - effectively putting out five defenders - for his side's must-draw Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier against Libya in Sfax on Sunday night. https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/soccer/2019-03-24-baxter-has-defensive-formation-keet-in-goal-for-bafana-against-libya/ <![CDATA[Burundi qualify for first Africa Cup of Nations finals]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/soccer/2019-03-24-burundi-qualify-for-first-africa-cup-of-nations-finals/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/wYWhJ5BvyLGjtrs_8N-iEt5cVHP7ZWcZhsxpxUPcdD5dkFnlcVcOVhi21sE4eQ38gxyiDSL4DFyByZRPWKIuCw https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/wYWhJ5BvyLGjtrs_8N-iEt5cVHP7ZWcZhsxpxUPcdD5dkFnlcVcOVhi21sE4eQ38gxyiDSL4DFyByZRPWKIuCw 2019-03-24 15:01:00 Burundi qualified for the African Cup of Nations finals for the first time as they kept Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in check to get the point they needed in a 1-1 draw on Saturday. https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/soccer/2019-03-24-burundi-qualify-for-first-africa-cup-of-nations-finals/ <![CDATA[Stormers rue missed chances as injuries mount]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/rugby/2019-03-24-stormers-rue-missed-chances-as-injuries-mount/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/HXGRlzJ0wnavHc-5iQijtDMgClb_mOlsnKqo0lu89RCwM8nzdsUo0E1S5XQvr2lM9WfNyuF2GGj0IPXLmaEeEA https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/HXGRlzJ0wnavHc-5iQijtDMgClb_mOlsnKqo0lu89RCwM8nzdsUo0E1S5XQvr2lM9WfNyuF2GGj0IPXLmaEeEA 2019-03-24 14:46:00 The Stormers were left to rue another missed opportunity when they slumped to a 34-28 loss to the Hurricanes in Wellington on Saturday. https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/rugby/2019-03-24-stormers-rue-missed-chances-as-injuries-mount/ <![CDATA[Chiefs humiliated the Bulls‚ admits Human]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/rugby/2019-03-24-chiefs-humiliated-the-bulls-admits-human/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/SnE43XgXtPqRI3epM1lNj9oIXR7lMUXiGcRSe5IJ0sM94QN7eW-SvaaKVvXK3Qqz-7M2KfcyeL50D2kedyAk https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/SnE43XgXtPqRI3epM1lNj9oIXR7lMUXiGcRSe5IJ0sM94QN7eW-SvaaKVvXK3Qqz-7M2KfcyeL50D2kedyAk 2019-03-24 14:45:00 As he surveyed the wreckage of their unexpected and heavy 56-20 defeat to the Chiefs at Loftus on Saturday‚ Bulls coach Pote Human admitted that the result was embarrassing. https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/rugby/2019-03-24-chiefs-humiliated-the-bulls-admits-human/ <![CDATA[Robert du Preez hands Sharks victory against Rebels in Durban]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/rugby/2019-03-23-robert-du-preez-hands-sharks-victory-against-rebels-in-durban/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/pzB9wLZQI1VrJ3IOA0KqkzIfJL4Te_q1hjPXXNm0ihwLkOU-e3jiH6EANQ0SUFGKnHH-kuxIQW3hJQ4s-pYP2w https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/pzB9wLZQI1VrJ3IOA0KqkzIfJL4Te_q1hjPXXNm0ihwLkOU-e3jiH6EANQ0SUFGKnHH-kuxIQW3hJQ4s-pYP2w 2019-03-23 19:38:00 The Sharks beat a predictable path in subduing the Melbourne Rebels in Durban on Saturday evening. https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/rugby/2019-03-23-robert-du-preez-hands-sharks-victory-against-rebels-in-durban/ <![CDATA[McKenzie stars as Chiefs down Bulls in Loftus]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/rugby/2019-03-23-chiefs-whip-bulls-in-loftus/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/N5asOQtxrxUW0FnSuH1PSFc5yJqO3tbCtKcdsVHXqp403bT-6WSZ_QTXDNQfY7KVFi3GCDrDxhSJguROYQYQI_U https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/N5asOQtxrxUW0FnSuH1PSFc5yJqO3tbCtKcdsVHXqp403bT-6WSZ_QTXDNQfY7KVFi3GCDrDxhSJguROYQYQI_U 2019-03-23 17:23:00 With each crushing blow, the noise levels from the Loftus stands grew flatter and flatter on Saturday afternoon. https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/rugby/2019-03-23-chiefs-whip-bulls-in-loftus/ <![CDATA[UN-backed Semenya optimistic of CAS success in battle with IAAF]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/2019-03-23-un-backed-semenya-optimistic-of-cas-success-in-battle-with-iaaf/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/Neoc7zAT7OA2DYpwU7_EyGoxR2B_Hr-9SDy7ITNerq5FvHS40-GDDI5Iv2XirYNl9o7HhuWV6hqeyY-eT8d1Yw https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/Neoc7zAT7OA2DYpwU7_EyGoxR2B_Hr-9SDy7ITNerq5FvHS40-GDDI5Iv2XirYNl9o7HhuWV6hqeyY-eT8d1Yw 2019-03-23 13:45:00 Double Olympic 800-metres champion Caster Semenya is “optimistic” of success in her appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) over eligibility regulations in athletics for female classification. https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/2019-03-23-un-backed-semenya-optimistic-of-cas-success-in-battle-with-iaaf/ <![CDATA[Bafana expect a football-friendly chill in Sfax for huge game against Libya]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/soccer/2019-03-23-bafana-expect-a-football-friendly-chill-in-sfax-for-huge-game-against-libya/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/HU4JXPyz0Aviu7q2gnGie_9lhN8kO3yNGZig4YxvKXFM77QPAiAa2juS_E5WDIIhpLY9SzsHAxpDmcKqTDal9w https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/HU4JXPyz0Aviu7q2gnGie_9lhN8kO3yNGZig4YxvKXFM77QPAiAa2juS_E5WDIIhpLY9SzsHAxpDmcKqTDal9w 2019-03-23 12:48:00 Bafana Bafana have been kept guessing by varying weather patterns – from hot‚ to windy‚ to heavy rain – to contend with in Tunisia‚ but seem destined to welcome cool conditions for Sunday’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Libya. https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/soccer/2019-03-23-bafana-expect-a-football-friendly-chill-in-sfax-for-huge-game-against-libya/ <![CDATA[Sketchy late Beauden Barrett try gives 'Canes narrow win over Stormers]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/rugby/2019-03-23-sketchy-late-beauden-barrett-try-gives-canes-narrow-win-over-stormers/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/IPNVt-TrKHUejaIV7tYwu0Nd27EpAe2p1P7NBg0snknUws7myMpC4f8kBJJNqskZjD43OU8Ctv04GeXt-v08N_U https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/IPNVt-TrKHUejaIV7tYwu0Nd27EpAe2p1P7NBg0snknUws7myMpC4f8kBJJNqskZjD43OU8Ctv04GeXt-v08N_U 2019-03-23 12:14:00 The Hurricanes edged the Stormers 34-28 in a thriller at the Wespac Stadium in Wellington on Saturday thanks to a controversial late try by Beauden Barrett. https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/rugby/2019-03-23-sketchy-late-beauden-barrett-try-gives-canes-narrow-win-over-stormers/ <![CDATA[Van der Dussen urges Proteas to whitewash Sri Lanka]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/cricket/2019-03-23-van-der-dussen-urges-proteas-to-whitewash-sri-lanka/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/ZFvCt_E9vGDZlLjfl2eDVKoRsyWuVp8vEPHRg_h_wQ3tZN1xXnb3WI3dkMjuLxbmZ_ao6qL-tL5jafMAf_c3SA https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/ZFvCt_E9vGDZlLjfl2eDVKoRsyWuVp8vEPHRg_h_wQ3tZN1xXnb3WI3dkMjuLxbmZ_ao6qL-tL5jafMAf_c3SA 2019-03-23 11:05:00 Such is the humility of South Africa’s rising batting star Rassie van der Dussen that he doesn’t see himself as a shoo-in for the World Cup in England later in the year. https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/cricket/2019-03-23-van-der-dussen-urges-proteas-to-whitewash-sri-lanka/ <![CDATA[Proteas beat Sri Lanka by 16 runs to clinch series]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/cricket/2019-03-22-proteas-beat-sri-lanka-by-16-runs-to-clinch-series/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/5nuNiHri7NIah3QNOi8H69NXnGTDqUlc4QTFdUWG5Z4B5tp_C1qoj_P9Jg_h_fzLnlg6wsGontZ8xUE7PBiIxpM https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/5nuNiHri7NIah3QNOi8H69NXnGTDqUlc4QTFdUWG5Z4B5tp_C1qoj_P9Jg_h_fzLnlg6wsGontZ8xUE7PBiIxpM 2019-03-22 21:54:00 South Africa produced an all-round performance to beat Sri Lanka by 16 runs and take an unassailable 2-0 lead in this T20 series that concludes at the Bullring in Johannesburg on Sunday. https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/cricket/2019-03-22-proteas-beat-sri-lanka-by-16-runs-to-clinch-series/ <![CDATA[Luther Singh sets up three goals as SA U-23s cruise past Angola]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/soccer/2019-03-22-luther-singh-sets-up-three-goals-as-sa-u-23s-cruise-past-angola/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/cIiqj4KeB0zVuxFP_xEHTedr5OdVXtySrPeZfuZ6hQk-cIzvYz2h18wIjxV16TRIsd0VZwkPcPOXJtjSg-deOw https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/cIiqj4KeB0zVuxFP_xEHTedr5OdVXtySrPeZfuZ6hQk-cIzvYz2h18wIjxV16TRIsd0VZwkPcPOXJtjSg-deOw 2019-03-22 19:01:00 South Africa’s Under-23 team took a confident first step towards the 2020 Olympics as they comfortably strolled past Angola 3-1 in Luanda in Friday’s first leg of their 2019 Africa U-23 Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier. https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/soccer/2019-03-22-luther-singh-sets-up-three-goals-as-sa-u-23s-cruise-past-angola/ <![CDATA[Kenyans lament Diamond League scrapping 5000m]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/2019-03-22-kenyans-lament-diamond-league-scrapping-5000m/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/SWPrFf4XMTMfYgWcRK_luCSt_5UDPYflEz7zmw54Fz21iyyWzdXBagndekU0mGldQcpIgg1d1uL1S9KyeN6ouJaHG2yQabMn https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/SWPrFf4XMTMfYgWcRK_luCSt_5UDPYflEz7zmw54Fz21iyyWzdXBagndekU0mGldQcpIgg1d1uL1S9KyeN6ouJaHG2yQabMn 2019-03-22 16:52:00 Both Kenya and Ethiopia have criticised the decision as "illegitimate" and even accused it of being made to "target African nations" which have dominated the distance events. https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/2019-03-22-kenyans-lament-diamond-league-scrapping-5000m/ <![CDATA[SA U-23s have a chequered Olympic record]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/soccer/2019-03-22-sa-u-23s-have-a-chequered-olympic-record/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/937_E-Li2LyMpzmlrBJfQk5C6R3AhzfIyHRunQrsuBSBO6MQT8Mjp1hN2QrcH_Gg0_F8A3DJ1DIXlmvoBIWTwOc https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/937_E-Li2LyMpzmlrBJfQk5C6R3AhzfIyHRunQrsuBSBO6MQT8Mjp1hN2QrcH_Gg0_F8A3DJ1DIXlmvoBIWTwOc 2019-03-22 15:25:00 South Africa’s Under-23 side wake from a three-year slumber on Friday to begin their quest to reach the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/soccer/2019-03-22-sa-u-23s-have-a-chequered-olympic-record/ <![CDATA[Nedbank Ke Yona venues announced for young Bafana stars in waiting]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/soccer/2019-03-22-nedbank-ke-yona-venues-announced-for-young-bafana-stars-in-waiting/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/szr56z5uKUb8zvZ2o6tcuzLU2ixu8Dg8MCeo9JzDAJzIpAFAzeo8slr56vEHAZ87oaiVl2jexx6sgX16RDXDjQ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/szr56z5uKUb8zvZ2o6tcuzLU2ixu8Dg8MCeo9JzDAJzIpAFAzeo8slr56vEHAZ87oaiVl2jexx6sgX16RDXDjQ 2019-03-22 15:24:00 The Nedbank Ke Yona (NKY) team search initiative has added a venue in the Northern Cape‚ South Africa’s soccer-starved largest province‚ for the 2019 edition of the football talent search initiative. https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/soccer/2019-03-22-nedbank-ke-yona-venues-announced-for-young-bafana-stars-in-waiting/ <![CDATA[SA referees hold mid-season refresher course three months late]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/soccer/2019-03-22-sa-referees-hold-mid-season-refresher-course-three-months-late/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/5hmOMK584WlCrKlCT0hO-we_zfRgojn-itUrU7g72BYCMUQZ5UggUnUbMIz6q76B_5nnQBt1sEKRO9k4-2XZ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/5hmOMK584WlCrKlCT0hO-we_zfRgojn-itUrU7g72BYCMUQZ5UggUnUbMIz6q76B_5nnQBt1sEKRO9k4-2XZ 2019-03-22 15:24:00 South Africa’s top-flight refereeing panel are finally holding their mid-season seminar and fitness tests – some three months late and just before the end of the season. https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/soccer/2019-03-22-sa-referees-hold-mid-season-refresher-course-three-months-late/ <![CDATA[UN rights council blasts IAAF over testosterone rules for female athletes]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/2019-03-22-un-rights-council-blasts-iaaf-over-testosterone-rules-for-female-athletes/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/X22n1KBY_G2UMN5h34FrbZsDpr5t3fZnUxDlzb1vlWLOGJXsYwYR0DQgP8UIZi54QhCG1zPYV5chJ7GdeCwNJxE https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/X22n1KBY_G2UMN5h34FrbZsDpr5t3fZnUxDlzb1vlWLOGJXsYwYR0DQgP8UIZi54QhCG1zPYV5chJ7GdeCwNJxE 2019-03-22 14:56:00 The UN Human Rights Council has condemned the IAAF’s attempt to regulate the testosterone levels of female athletes, as nations unanimously backed the cause of South African runner Caster Semenya. https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/2019-03-22-un-rights-council-blasts-iaaf-over-testosterone-rules-for-female-athletes/ <![CDATA[Percy Tau feels no pressure being Bafana’s creative go-to forward]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/soccer/2019-03-22-percy-tau-feels-no-pressure-being-bafanas-creative-go-to-forward/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/ALkoScMp-lQK_vHxw64-h2mmUGzJHwIg9-ewyg9avtWxoaR_IBpG-E4AhSoHeDZXN24Ml7sPMyJnOGydeGBFIA https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/ALkoScMp-lQK_vHxw64-h2mmUGzJHwIg9-ewyg9avtWxoaR_IBpG-E4AhSoHeDZXN24Ml7sPMyJnOGydeGBFIA 2019-03-22 13:44:00 Percy Tau has become the go-to man for attacking creativity for Bafana Bafana‚ but says he does not feel any added pressure that this status might have created on him as the South Africans seek a draw against Libya to qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations. https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/soccer/2019-03-22-percy-tau-feels-no-pressure-being-bafanas-creative-go-to-forward/ <![CDATA['We can qualify for Japan Games']]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/soccer/2019-03-22-we-can-qualify-for-japan-game/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/txEFw2dwmCFqVCpiKhKyfRyh0KT07a53T190lbJur1YZgyrvKKTdWylIO9n-UmI3Mo1271S3B-rKwBPiDeoJqabVWs5hUnOkupo https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/txEFw2dwmCFqVCpiKhKyfRyh0KT07a53T190lbJur1YZgyrvKKTdWylIO9n-UmI3Mo1271S3B-rKwBPiDeoJqabVWs5hUnOkupo 2019-03-22 12:36:00 Nteo feels current squad is brimming with loads of talent https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/soccer/2019-03-22-we-can-qualify-for-japan-game/ <![CDATA[Sipamla says Proteas need to wrap up T20s at Cenurion]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/cricket/2019-03-22-sipamla-says-proteas-need-to-wrap-up-t20s-at-cenurion/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/vCl0m_0QvI1fjjazvjHQrTAyrDH-_QDtbTvm-nQdkeRnc3AV1pgE4VzE734QRzirfOmh9pjb-zzgoOIh19cEQzs https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/vCl0m_0QvI1fjjazvjHQrTAyrDH-_QDtbTvm-nQdkeRnc3AV1pgE4VzE734QRzirfOmh9pjb-zzgoOIh19cEQzs 2019-03-22 12:32:00 Being part of the Proteas setup over the past few months has been eye-opening for the highly promising fast bowler Lutho Sipamla. https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/cricket/2019-03-22-sipamla-says-proteas-need-to-wrap-up-t20s-at-cenurion/ <![CDATA[Potent strike force carries the hopes of David Notoane's u-23 side]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/soccer/2019-03-22-potent-strike-force-carries-23-hope/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/mWP5OcPT8j3Q2kZgKuX3aQdPSG7RmJ7mDAz9iXxO8fk0jna6WywBzCWjHLGxTlnD1D_2o8WCWcvE5ru_fHFcA75kq3jVP6AVlg https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/mWP5OcPT8j3Q2kZgKuX3aQdPSG7RmJ7mDAz9iXxO8fk0jna6WywBzCWjHLGxTlnD1D_2o8WCWcvE5ru_fHFcA75kq3jVP6AVlg 2019-03-22 12:25:00 Notoane spoilt for choice up front https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/soccer/2019-03-22-potent-strike-force-carries-23-hope/ <![CDATA[Mahlambi believes SA U-23s can come back from Angola with a 2-goal cushion]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/soccer/2019-03-22-mahlambi-believes-sa-u-23s-can-come-back-from-angola-with-a-2-goal-cushion/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/CedKVqg7_wueuW_fwW_POwbt-l4DeN5EFDlwkgCYPwcAUx3LsKdEHsEOibHS6ns2gtv1O7_ubxTHwW-y9CWC https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/CedKVqg7_wueuW_fwW_POwbt-l4DeN5EFDlwkgCYPwcAUx3LsKdEHsEOibHS6ns2gtv1O7_ubxTHwW-y9CWC 2019-03-22 11:59:00 Phakamani Mahlambi says the South Africa Under-23s need a two-goal cushion from their Africa U-23 Cup of Nations qualifying encounter against Angola in Luanda on Friday (5pm SA time) to avoid pressure in the return leg at Bidvest Stadium on Tuesday. https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/soccer/2019-03-22-mahlambi-believes-sa-u-23s-can-come-back-from-angola-with-a-2-goal-cushion/ <![CDATA[Stormers lock Etzebeth ruled out of Hurricanes clash]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/rugby/2019-03-22-stormers-lock-etzebeth-ruled-out-of-hurricanes-clash/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/fDfr8G_ituPXNv0MrPlRcmFsegSWDzqeF17OXFm61eI6IQ0Jcn3W4lzf09J5b38fpU_wS3HauONSMdySWlB9VL4 https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/fDfr8G_ituPXNv0MrPlRcmFsegSWDzqeF17OXFm61eI6IQ0Jcn3W4lzf09J5b38fpU_wS3HauONSMdySWlB9VL4 2019-03-22 11:58:00 Lock Eben Etzebeth has been withdrawn from the Stormers team to play against the Hurricanes on Saturday after failing the last stage of his concussion protocols. https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/rugby/2019-03-22-stormers-lock-etzebeth-ruled-out-of-hurricanes-clash/ <![CDATA[Bulls expect to be to pushed to the limit by Chiefs at Loftus]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/rugby/2019-03-22-bulls-expect-to-be-to-pushed-to-the-limit-by-chiefs-at-loftus/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/XMC8uYx2Gj-QafI0kIsYdWJk9NM3cEml9KjOQuS5zMN1U0x_I4c9EHMuaujKNbZGC7pMbUQzwUvaXqgU6fVtNQ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/XMC8uYx2Gj-QafI0kIsYdWJk9NM3cEml9KjOQuS5zMN1U0x_I4c9EHMuaujKNbZGC7pMbUQzwUvaXqgU6fVtNQ 2019-03-22 11:57:00 Bulls captain Handre Pollard is expecting a high-intensity game from the struggling Chiefs when they meet in their Super Rugby clash at Loftus on Saturday afternoon. https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/rugby/2019-03-22-bulls-expect-to-be-to-pushed-to-the-limit-by-chiefs-at-loftus/ <![CDATA[Ayanda Ndulani free to box on, says Boxing SA]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/boxing/2019-03-22-ayanda-ndulani-free-to-box-says-boxing-sa/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/eqP-bn0l7p9Xbllb7_KszhwXz8J0Za-I1ztWhOwI4BwMAi0qzQJ92ZUcNYtzNCbbdtV22J7ChB6rQg89SWgmnmfrkcwd5J2_ng https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/eqP-bn0l7p9Xbllb7_KszhwXz8J0Za-I1ztWhOwI4BwMAi0qzQJ92ZUcNYtzNCbbdtV22J7ChB6rQg89SWgmnmfrkcwd5J2_ng 2019-03-22 11:51:00 The boxer was in court in East London last week and the case was postponed to April 24. https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/boxing/2019-03-22-ayanda-ndulani-free-to-box-says-boxing-sa/ <![CDATA[Mamelodi Sundowns eager to break jinx over the Red Devils]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/soccer/2019-03-22-mamelodi-sundowns-eager-to-break-jinx-over-the-red-devils/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/6mtYFIoaY9s0sQ_y5qXe3RPAQPiZrpex4LcnXZP9isv1Htz70HyZFpNjAJyiS_-OEyKLYlcKvdSDA6FK62F5bWY0hijPu73b https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/6mtYFIoaY9s0sQ_y5qXe3RPAQPiZrpex4LcnXZP9isv1Htz70HyZFpNjAJyiS_-OEyKLYlcKvdSDA6FK62F5bWY0hijPu73b 2019-03-22 11:28:00 Al Ahly have not lost to the Brazilians https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/soccer/2019-03-22-mamelodi-sundowns-eager-to-break-jinx-over-the-red-devils/ <![CDATA[Colin Nathan didn't train me - Kevin Lerena]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/boxing/2019-03-22-colin-nathan-didnt-train-me-kevin-lerena/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/t5qNX4o2X_uCsT2-gbSoiy1QlxVSEAyUgALzIMoVPYtSMR0KlZIC9FvoBqyPmq7k2ONScg67I-Ewl7H88glFv8xgHxJU00vrvA https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/t5qNX4o2X_uCsT2-gbSoiy1QlxVSEAyUgALzIMoVPYtSMR0KlZIC9FvoBqyPmq7k2ONScg67I-Ewl7H88glFv8xgHxJU00vrvA 2019-03-22 10:48:00 Trainer Smith hits back at rival's claim https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/boxing/2019-03-22-colin-nathan-didnt-train-me-kevin-lerena/ <![CDATA[Arsenal legend Ian Wright feels for Percy Tau's work permit woes]]> https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/soccer/2019-03-22-arsenal-legend-ian-wright-feels-for-percy-taus-work-permit-woes/ https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/9zkkDsJNaYBbh_28nLNjIlTTLbQixoJO-wJhs9cqgQFftr-yflWVhuXHXCMleJOsVOhMFkXQFOWqga0ixnyrjLkiSNFtObtjfA https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/9zkkDsJNaYBbh_28nLNjIlTTLbQixoJO-wJhs9cqgQFftr-yflWVhuXHXCMleJOsVOhMFkXQFOWqga0ixnyrjLkiSNFtObtjfA 2019-03-22 10:36:00 Chat with legend boosts Celtic's Diski players https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/sport/soccer/2019-03-22-arsenal-legend-ian-wright-feels-for-percy-taus-work-permit-woes/