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Absa Premiership - Kaizer Chiefs v Santos

Soweto giants cross swords

WHILE there has been no shortage of confident soundbites in the build-up to the MTN8 final showdown between traditional rivals Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates tonight, both camps are a bundle of nerves.

MZI MNGUNI

Mnguni stands firm on weigh-in venue

BOXING promoter Mzi Mnguni has insisted that the final weigh-in of his Sunday tournament will be held at the Mdantsane Hotel tomorrow.

HARD WORK: EP Kings players try to stop Border Bulldogs’ Khwezilokusa Mkhafu  during Saturday’s Vodacom Cup match Picture: MICHAEL PINYANA

Border sides in throes of epic battles

THE Buffalo City Stadium will be abuzz today as three Border Rugby teams will be engaged in must-win games.

Members of Warriors celebrating winning  over South Australian Redbacks during  the Semi -Final of the Champions League Twenty20 League match between South Australian Redbacks and Warriors at Super Sports Park in Centurion  on September 25, 2010. Warriors win by 30 runs.   AFP PHOTO / ALEXANDER JOE

Warriors in action as new season beckons

Border Cricket kicks off its season in style with a friendly against parent club, the Chevrolet Warriors, at Buffalo Park tomorrow night after a full-day bonanza of cricketing action.

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Boks need the spit and polish Sevens can provide

IF EVER one wanted a snapshot of what often undermines South African rugby, the Bulls’ Super Rugby game against the Lions at Ellis Park in May was an opportunity.

Absa Premiership: Orlando Pirates v Bidvest Wits

Fire in belly in derby dugouts

VLADIMIR Vermezovic and Stuart Baxter, two coaches whose return to South African football had a lukewarm reception, come face-to-face tomorrow night in a Soweto derby MTN8 final having somewhat silenced their detractors.

CAF Champions League: Kaizer Chiefs v Liga Muculmana

Derby all in Senzo’s hands

ROWEN Fernandez knows exactly what it’s like to be nailed to a cross, ready for the stoning, in the Soweto derby and he has predicted that goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa will shine for Orlando Pirates in the MTN8 final on Saturday.

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War of words at weigh-in

A MINI commotion erupted at Mdantsane Hotel yesterday when Boxing SA-Eastern Cape manager Phakamile Jacobs refused to use the scale supplied by promoter Mzi Mnguni to conduct the premedical of his Sunday’s tournament.

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