Chiefs boss Kaizer Motaung has showered praise on the team and its multitude of fans following their League triumph.
Despite a surprise 1-0 defeat to University of Pretoria yesterday, Amakhosi had reason to celebrate as they lifted their first trophy since 2005.
Firstly, Motaung spoke highly of the team’s coach Stuart Baxter, saying the Englishman has been “incredible” despite being in only his first season with the club.
“I must give credit to Stuart. He’s been incredible in his maiden season,” Motaung starts off.
“I must also give credit to the players; some were new and the only player in this team to taste League glory was Kaizer [Motaung Junior] back in 2004/05. The rest of the guys are not here anymore. I think the players did themselves proud and they have written their own history.
Former Orlando Pirates midfielder Isaac Chansa has joined Zambian side Zanaco on a short-term deal.
According to the player’s agent Ashley Rasool, this is an opportunity for Chansa to stay active while they mull over the “few offers” on the table for next season.
“It is a short-term deal. It is for three months. Their season is in full swing so he will stay active, while we wait for the PSL season to end,” Rasool tells KickOff.com.
Rasool further clarified that the 29-year-old was not on trial at SuperSport United last month as previously reported. “It was just an extensive medical for three days. For whatever reason SuperSport didn’t take it further and that was that.
Chelsea and Manchester United have joined the chase for Egyptian wonder-kid Ramy Rabia, Sky Sports reports.
The 19-year-old centre-half has emerged as one of the hottest properties in Africa.
The Al Ahly stopper made his club debut aged just 17 and he already has five full caps for Egypt.
Rabia is set to captain Egypt at the Under-20 World Cup in Turkey next month, and a host of clubs are ready to continue monitoring him.
Borussia Dortmund, Lille and Schalke are all known to be keeping tabs on him but now Chelsea and United have joined the list of suitors.
Mauritius Football Association president Dinnanathlall Persunnoo has been accused of match-fixing by National 2 Division League team Stanley United.
Persunoo is alleged to have fixed results to determine which teams were relegated and promoted.
Stanley United president Anzal Hossenbaccus recorded a telephone conversation he had with Persunnoo in which the pair recounted the events of the last day of the championship.
The recording was later broadcast on Radio Plus, an independent radio station in Mauritius.
Hossenbaccus told BBC Sport: "Persunnoo explained how everything was calculated for the promotion and also for the relegation.
Charles Bakkabulindi and Jessica Alupo
The long awaited government verdict on the wrangles of Ugandan football particularly surrounding the management of the national league has finally come out.
The government came in to solve the impasse following disagreements between the Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA) and the league managers Uganda Super League Ltd (USLL) that gave birth to two leagues; Fufa Super League (FSL) sanctioned by the federation and the Bell Uganda Super League under USLL.
In a statement released by the Minister of Education and Sports Hon. Jessica Alupo Epel on Monday 12th at Media Centre in Kampala, a lot of issues were tackled in a seven page document.
Real de Banjul head coach Alagie Sarr has stepped down from his role as manager of the team with immediate effect.
Alhagie Sarr, who is arguably the most successful coach locally in The Gambia, guided the City Boys to their first title in five years last year after scooping the 2011/2012 GFA League Division One.
In a statement released on their website, the club said it is sadden to announce that their coach has resigned from his post but were quick to wish him well in his future as well as revealing that his assistant coach, Baboucarr Coker, will take charge of the team until the end of the season.
Vandalized Kotoko team bus
The Asante Kotoko team came under heavy violent attacks in Berekum following their 3-0 win over Arsenals on Sunday.
The champions had officials, players and supporters sustain various degrees of injuries following the attacks.
Coach Mas-Ud Dramani had to be whisked away in a vehicle to escape further abuse with Rashid Sumaila and Kofi Nti-Boakye sustaining cuts as a result of the attacks.
The Kotoko team bus had it glass windows smashed with pelted objects as it made its way from the Berekum Golden City Park.