Sport The Difference

My Opinion On All Things Sport.

Sundowns Win, Vila Gong Mirror Rubbish PSL

The quality of football in this season’s Premier Soccer League (PSL) is simply rubbish! I think you would either be blind or a lover of all things average to disagree. Take yesterday’s Absa Premiership match between my beloved Mamelodi Sundowns... Continue Reading →


Getting over the Blues – 3 Important Life Lessons we can all learn from Manchester City

By: Izzy Maloyi (@izzy_hugo on Twitter).   For a good number of years, the retired Sir Alex Ferguson and his Manchester United have been the more dominant force compared to their neighbours City, in the English Premier League (EPL). However,... Continue Reading →

Pieces of the Same Fabric Also Flock Together

May I be pardoned if it sounds like I’m blowing my own horn, but I wish to mention that I got a better understanding of the great quality of the proverbial cloth that I, as well as those I’m associated... Continue Reading →

Doing It For 15 Minutes Is Still ‘Parking The Bus’

Mamelodi Sundowns coach, Pitso Mosimane, is always ready to point out – with some pride – that his team is one of the very few in the Premier Soccer League (PSL) that “plays football”, whenever he indulges in the topic... Continue Reading →

Zungu Says Russia 2018 is Still Possible

Bafana Bafana's hopes of qualifying for a World Cup were dealt a huge blow when we lost twice against unlikely suspect, the Cape Verde, earlier this month in back-to-back qualifiers. What with football's world governing body, FIFA, ruling that our... Continue Reading →

Plenty of Great Sport in the Great Month of August

It is that time of year again where we, the luckiest people on Earth – those who have been blessed with the love for sports – revel in the sight of the increasing number of sporting events that will grace... Continue Reading →

A Township Outcast and Six Tries

I learnt two invaluable lessons this past Saturday: that the mighty Emirates Lions have great bouncebackability and that I'll always look strange in a rugby jersey on the day of the great Soweto Derby, in the township. By the way,... Continue Reading →

May the Bafana Bafana Detractors Enjoy the Humble Pie

To not speak while you have food in your mouth is good manners, and so is to keep quiet when you have nothing good to say about someone or something. The food-in-mouth that I'm talking about here, however, is the... Continue Reading →

I Smell a Case of Juju at Lucas Moripe Stadium

As a black, African man who knows all too well about the existence of black magic – or boloyi, in our blunt African language – something tells me I’m witnessing it again in our local football. Watching the dethroned kings... Continue Reading →

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