At every World Cup tournament since 1986, at least one team from Africa has made it to the second round of the World Cup finals. That record unceremoniously ended in Russia 2018, after all five countries - Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco, Nigeria and Senegal - were knocked out in the preliminary round.

LOCAL soccer fans have commended the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League’s decision to change Match Day 19 kick-off times to 1PM to allow fans and players to watch the Fifa World Cup final.

THE Old Mutual Zimbabwe Under-18 rugby team made a winning start at the Under-18 Coca-Cola Academy Week with a close fought victory over South African Learners with Special Educational Needs at Paarl Boys High School yesterday.