Lala Kahle Senzo Meyiwa

South Africa is in mourning after the death of Senzo Meyiwa who was killed on Sunday evening during a robbery at his girlfriend’s house in Vosloorus, Johannesburg. Meyiwa was the captain of local Parktown team, Orlando Pirates, and was the goalkeeper for Bafana Bafana, South Africa’s national soccer team. It is heartbreaking news, and we … Read more

Durban’s first Soccer Clubs

The first Soccer Clubs in Durban were founded in the early 1880s and by 1886 four Indian soccer clubs were in existence. In 1903 a South African Indian Football Association was founded. As the African workforce expanded, so also did football in the African locations, as well as among Africans at their leading (mostly mission) … Read more

Let’s write the history of Durban soccer

Ulwazi needs your help to write the history of soccer in Durban.  If you have stories of famous football players or clubs in or from Durban please submit them to us, along with any photographs or audio/video recordings. We currently have a category Soccer in Durban but could do with a lot more information on … Read more

Bafana Bafana star creating opportunities for young soccer players

South African national soccer team player Sboniso Pah Gaxa hails from the township of KwaMashu and he is the first professional player to host a tournament within this township. The tournament is called a “Gaxa Cup”.

Sboniso Gaxa also plays for the South Africa’s ABSA Premier Soccer League Champions, Mamelodi Sundowns said he is doing this to make sure that soccer does not die in the township and he also want to make sure that the people are ready for the FIFA World Cup Tournament taking place South Africa.

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Soccer in Durban

We are currently collecting stories, photographs and information on the history of soccer in Durban.  Please contact us if you have anything you’d like to contribute to this category.