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By fstimes On 24 Dec, 2013 At 04:05 PM | Categorized As Sport | With 0 Comments
Football - Cosafa u20 Youth Championship - Group C - Zambia v South Africa - Maseru - Setsoto Stadium

Mashaba sees future in Amajita champions  Munyaradzi Chiwanza, Bloemfontein THE South African Under-20 team won their fifth Cosafa Under-20 Youth Championships Cup, beating Kenya 2-0 to at Maseru’s Setsoto Stadium to take home a cup they first won 13 years ago. Amajita, who had to wait for five years before testing Cosafa glory having last won […]

By fstimes On 24 Dec, 2013 At 04:14 PM | Categorized As Sport | With 0 Comments

Munyaradzi Chiwanza Bloemfontein AS 2013 draws to an end, the Free State Times looks at the men and women who grabbed the headlines in a year that saw new stars born, old ones retiring and in one case another unfortunately passing on to the next world.   Debutants Brebner High School pupil Tyrone Mondi finally […]

By fstimes On 14 Dec, 2013 At 09:54 AM | Categorized As Sport, Uncategorized | With 0 Comments
Football - 2012 Cape Town International Challenge - Semifinal 2 - Brazil v South Africa - Athlone Stadium

SOUTH Africa have advanced to the final of the 2013 Cosafa Under-20 Championships after a 4-3 penalty shoot-out victory over Zimbabwe in their semi-final in Lesotho yesterday. Amajita played half the game with 10 men after the sending off of goalkeeper Jody February, but managed to hold the Zimbabweans goalless after the 90 minutes. They […]

By fstimes On 14 Dec, 2013 At 09:38 AM | Categorized As Sport | With 1 Comment
free state makes history

. . . scores Africa first by hosting world boating event Munyaradzi Chiwanza, Sasolburg SOUTH Africa will make history this weekend when it hosts the F2 Power Boating World Championship in Sasolburg – the first time the global event has ever been held in Africa. Eight countries have confirmed their participation in the annual showpiece, won […]

By fstimes On 14 Dec, 2013 At 09:06 AM | Categorized As Sport | With 0 Comments

Munyaradzi Chiwanza, Bloemfontein BURSARIES worth R5 million will be awarded to outstanding athletes during the five-day annual SA School Sport National Championships which kicked off on Tuesday at the University of the Free State. Inaugurated last year in Tshwane, the event involves schools from all provinces in the country. A total of 15 000 schools were […]

By fstimes On 14 Dec, 2013 At 09:49 AM | Categorized As Sport | With 0 Comments
tshaka takes karate honours

Munyaradzi Chiwanza, Bloemfontein ELVIS Tshaka was duly crowned as this year’s Free State Karate Federation’s under-21 outstanding achiever at a ceremony held at the University of the Free State last month. The annual prize giving ceremony saw the 21-year-old karateka being rewarded for his efforts in 2013 together with 12 other karatekas who were lavished with […]

By fstimes On 14 Dec, 2013 At 09:52 AM | Categorized As Sport | With 0 Comments
sithole vows to revive stars

Munyaradzi Chiwanza, Bloemfontein STAND-IN coach Themba Sithole has vowed to revive the fortunes of Free State Stars despite receiving a baptism of fire in his first match in charge as Ea Lla Koto were thumped 3-1 by Pretoria University in a league match played last Saturday. The Qwaqwa-based side elevated the 47-year-old assistant coach to the […]

By fstimes On 3 Dec, 2013 At 08:51 AM | Categorized As Sport | With 0 Comments
Football - 2013 Telkom Knockout - Quarter Final - Free State Stars v Kaizer Chiefs - Charles Mopeli Stadium

Munyaradzi Chiwanza, Bloemfontein FREE State Stars are geared up for their decisive encounter against Kaizer Chiefs in a potentially intriguing Absa tie to be played at Charles Mopeli Stadium tomorrow. Kick-off is at 15:30. The Bethlehem-based outfit have not found their battles easy against a resurgent Amakhosi currently basking in the glory of their 4-1 demolition […]

By fstimes On 3 Dec, 2013 At 08:42 AM | Categorized As Sport | With 0 Comments

Munyaradzi Chiwanza, Ficksburg MASILO Masheane was crowned overall winner of the annual 23km Cherry race which attracted a total of 760 athletes in Ficksburg last weekend. The Toyota club member who crossed the finishing line in 1:15:49 walked away with a floating trophy and the cash prize of R650 after closely edging second placed Teboho Sello […]

By fstimes On 3 Dec, 2013 At 08:57 AM | Categorized As Sport | With 0 Comments
boshoff shines in spain

Munyaradzi Chiwanza, Bloemfontein WIM Boshoff was the only African karateka to make it into the top eight during the World Karate Federation (WKF) Juniors and Cadet Under-21 championships held in Guadalajara in Spain a fortnight ago. Boshoff made it to the top eight of the male under-21 u/78kg kumite division, while Free State karateka Luther van […]