Oupa Manyisa http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/61225/all en Football: CAF Champions League setback for wasteful Pirates http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130720/football-caf-champions-league-setback-wasteful-pirates <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Orlando Pirates suffered a CAF Champions League matchday 1 setback when held 0-0 by AC Leopards Saturday.</p> <p>The South Africans wasted several good chances at freezing Orlando Stadium against Congo-Brazzaville opponents who threatened to score only once.</p> <p>New striker Lennox Bacela and midfielder Oupa Manyisa were the chief culprits among the Buccaneers when it came to squandered opportunities.</p> <p>Bacela shot at goalkeeper Lawrence Ngome in a one-on-one situation midway through the second half when a cross fell invitingly for the South African.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130720/football-caf-champions-league-setback-wasteful-pirates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daine Klate Oupa Manyisa Sport in South Africa AFP Sat, 20 Jul 2013 22:03:16 +0000 5889215 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Bacela hat-trick steers Pirates to easy win http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131023/football-bacela-hat-trick-steers-pirates-easy-win <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Lennox Bacela scored a hat-trick as CAF Champions League finalists Orlando Pirates cruised to a 4-0 victory over Golden Arrows on Wednesday in a South African League Cup quarter-final.</p> <p>The 30-year-old mid-year signing from Bloemfontein Celtic netted twice in the first half and once in the second before being replaced by Zambian Collins Mbesuma.</p> <p>All his goals at chilly Orlando Stadium came from clinical finishing, using his head once and right foot twice to punish slack Arrows marking. </p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131023/football-bacela-hat-trick-steers-pirates-easy-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Oupa Manyisa Sport in South Africa AFP Wed, 23 Oct 2013 21:48:32 +0000 5969018 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Sub Nkosi nets twice as Chiefs stretch lead http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131223/football-sub-nkosi-nets-twice-chiefs-stretch-lead <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Substitute Siyabonga Nkosi scored twice as Kaizer Chiefs triumphed 4-1 at AmaZulu Sunday and stretched their South African Premiership lead to five points.</p> <p>Nkosi replaced Willard Katsande during the break after the Zimbabwe enforcer had been cautioned and English coach Stuart Baxter feared a red card during the second half.</p> <p>The substitute made an immediate impact before a 30,000 crowd at Moses Mabhida Stadium in Indian Ocean city Durban, having a shot parried within a minute of the restart.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131223/football-sub-nkosi-nets-twice-chiefs-stretch-lead" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2008–09 Premier Soccer League 2009–10 Premier Soccer League Oupa Manyisa AFP Mon, 23 Dec 2013 09:51:25 +0000 6027384 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: South Africa squad to play Brazil http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140214/football-south-africa-squad-play-brazil <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>South Africa named a 23-man squad Friday for a friendly against Brazil on March 5 at Soccer City stadium in Soweto:</p> <p>Goalkeepers: Itumeleng Khune (Kaizer Chiefs, capt), Ronwen Williams (SuperSport Utd).</p> <p>Defenders: Bongani Khumalo (Doncaster/ENG), Thabo Matlaba (Orlando Pirates), Buhle Mkhwanazi (Pretoria University), Thato Mokeke (SuperSport), Anele Ngcongca (Genk/BEL), Thabo Nthethe (Mamelodi Sundown), Siyanda Xulu (Rostov/RUS)</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140214/football-south-africa-squad-play-brazil" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Anele Ngcongca Association football Oupa Manyisa AFP Fri, 14 Feb 2014 13:31:18 +0000 6070746 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Pirates lift Cup to bury finals bogey http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140517/football-pirates-lift-cup-bury-finals-bogey <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Orlando Pirates put three final defeats this season behind them by defeating Wits University 3-1 Saturday to lift the South African FA Cup.</p> <p>Striker Kermit Erasmus bagged a brace and former Wits midfielder Sifiso Myeni also scored for the Soweto 'Buccaneers'.</p> <p>Midfielder Jabulani Shongwe had given Wits a 1-0 half-time lead before a sell-out 54,000 crowd at Moses Mabhida Stadium in Indian Ocean city Durban.</p> <p>Pirates lost the CAF Champions League final to Egyptians Al-Ahly, and the South African Top 8 and League Cup deciders to Platinum Stars.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140517/football-pirates-lift-cup-bury-finals-bogey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Business Human Interest Oupa Manyisa Sport in South Africa AFP Sat, 17 May 2014 17:18:32 +0000 6149418 at http://www.globalpost.com