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.
BOXING promoter Mzi Mnguni has insisted that the final weigh-in of his Sunday tournament will be held at the Mdantsane Hotel tomorrow.
THE Buffalo City Stadium will be abuzz today as three Border Rugby teams will be engaged in must-win games.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.