Sazi Hadebe Sports reporter

Sazi Hadebe is passionate about writing about SA football and has done it for more than 20 years. He's the former editor of Isolezwe (between 2012 and early 2016). Other than football, he follows almost all other sports and local news and events around the world. He's in his second stint as football writer at the Sunday Times and was part of the the team that broke the Operation Dribble story, a referee scandal in SA football, in 2004. The story won him an SAB Sports Award, alongside Kgomotso Mokoena, in 2005.

Sazi Hadebe Sports reporter
The Premier Soccer League: Who's hot and who's not

It seems like the 2020-21 Premier Soccer League campaign has flown over us like those military fighter jets that the big-spending governments put out ...

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New Bafana Bafana coach Broos looking for total revamp

Hugo Broos, 69, arrives in SA tomorrow to assume his role as the new Bafana Bafana coach whose immediate task is to quickly rebuild a team that can ...

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Nedbank Cup final player ratings: TTM's Ndlondlo a cut above again

Player ratings of the Nedbank Cup final, where Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila (TTM) defeated Chippa United 1-0 at Free State Stadium on Saturday night, ...

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AmaZulu coach Benni McCarthy: ‘We will be playing Caf Champions League next ...

Benni McCarthy is already looking ahead to having his team participating in the Caf Champions League for the first time in their history‚ saying that ...

Sazi Hadebe Sports reporter
SAZI HADEBE | The egos have landed: Hunt needs to look beyond tactics at Chiefs

At a club of Kaizer Chiefs’ stature, coach Gavin Hunt needs to be more in tune with the complexities of the players

Sazi Hadebe Sports reporter
Who is Bafana Bafana's new coach Hugo Broos?

Bafana Bafana have a new man at the helm and after Belgian Hugo Broos's arrival on Wednesday‚ we take a closer look at the coach's career and where ...

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McCarthy unlikely to be named new Bafana coach after ‘ridiculous’ demands — ...

Fan favourite Benni McCarthy is unlikely to be named as the new Bafana Bafana coach this week as the nation’s soccer lovers and many observers ...

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AmaZulu coach Benni McCarthy proud of his players

AmaZulu coach Benni McCarthy says he is proud of his players after they beat KwaZulu-Natal neighbours Lamontville Golden Arrows to go top of the ...

Sazi Hadebe Sports reporter
Benni McCarthy in line for Bafana Bafana coach job

Benni McCarthy is "in the area" to become head coach of Bafana Bafana.

Sazi Hadebe Sports reporter
Pressure will be on Al Ahly, says Mamelodi Sundowns

So, Pitso Mosimane will face Mamelodi Sundowns, his former club that he led to the 5-0 thrashing of his current side, the Egyptian giants Al Ahly.

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