SportsLIVE with BBK

Get behind the biggest sporting stories and hear from the sporting world's biggest names, with the weekly SportsLIVE Podcast.

Renowned Sunday Times sports editor Bareng-Batho Kortjaas (BBK)
and his revolving door of sporting experts, take you through the stories behind the scoreboard.

SportsLIVE is a MultimediaLIVE production, a division of Arena Holdings.

Sports, cricket, rugby, soccer, football, tennis, sportsmen, sport, goal, South African sport

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Jay-Jay Okocha says his say…

He was so good they named him twice, Jay Jay Okocha. On SportsLive with BBK the Nigerian and African soccer legend chats about SA players being too comfortable, says Motsepe for Caf president and gives thoughts on Haaland, Mbappe and Sancho.

Thabo Nodada unplugged

The Cape Town City captain is not just a dynamite in a small package. He is actually a ball of fire. He shares his thoughts about the prospect of joining Kaizer Chiefs, Bafana beating Ghana, Bongani Zungu and Percy Tau and what he wants for himself. This is fire. You don't want to miss it.

The power of Mandla

Head coach Mandla Ncikazi shares the secrets of Lamontville Golden Arrows' great start to the PSL season, how he discovered Fortune Makaringe and a long list of other players, his relationship with Steve Komphela and views on his boss Mato Madlala.

Buhle breaks the silence

Buhlebuyeza Mkhwanazi has not kicked a ball in anger in many months. The 2016 MTN8 winner, the 2017 Premier Soccer League and Telkom Knockout champion joins BBK on SportsLive with BBK to talk about his standoff with chaos club TTM, his next destination, turning down an offer from north Africa after the 2019 Afcon and his thoughts on Gavin Hunt and Kaizer Chiefs.

Music in the air

What's popping in the ears of flying winger and Rugby World Cup hero Makazole Mapimpi when he prepares himself for the battle ahead? What sound moves the spirit of veteran footballer Reneilwe Letsholonyane as he plans and plots against the opponents before stepping on to the football field? I caught up with the superstars for the very first serving in 2021 of your favourite podcast, SportsLive with BBK.

Kekana unplugged

The captain of mellow yellow men from Chloorkop, the scorer of top drawer scorchers, Hlompho Kekana, has once again gained nomination for the Puskas goal of the year.
He is the guest on SportsLive with BBK and they talk about Pitso Mosimane's Champions League hunt with Al Ahly, Themba Zwane's red hot form, the demise of Anele Ngcongca, working under the Meshack, Shadrack and Abednigo coaching team, Patrice Motsepe's nomination for Caf presidency and of course, that goal against Cape Town City which has given him the nod yet again for the Puskas award. Don't miss it.

Desiree's desire for a record fourth Cosafa Cup final victory

Whoever came up with dynamite comes in small packages had my guest in mind. She is the mother of the nation of the many women who play football for the senior women's soccer national team Banyana Banyana.

Her name is Desiree Ellis. She is the Alice in the Banyana wonderland. If boxing had the late Jacob "Baby Jake" Matlala, soccer has Desiree Ellis. Her Banyana have stormed into the final of the Cosafa Cup in sensational fashion, beating Malawi 6-2 to book a berth with Botswana in the final.

From Jozi to Dar es Salaam, Senzo is the man!

Today on SportsLive with BBK we travel all the way to east Africa. We stop in country called Tanzania. The reason we are in Tanzania today is because it has, for many years, been home to one South African, Senzo Mbatha, formerly known Mazingiza.

The former Orlando Pirates, Platinum Stars and Bay United administrator holds the special honour of working for two of Tanzania's biggest clubs, Simba and Young Africans, who will clash in the Kariakoo Derby, one of the biggest contests on the continent.

Cobra ready to strike Sea Robbers

Name: Dlamini, Ayanda "Cobra" Dlamini. Age: 36. Occupation:  Youngest coach in the Premier Soccer League. Discussion: Why I signed Augustine Mulenga. Why I went for experinced Alan Freese as assistant coach. Why I brought 36-year old Simphiwe Tshabalala. Catch Dlamini in his own words in this latest instalment of SportsLive with BBK. And oh, "bring on the Buccaneers," says Dlamini as he prepares to kick-off the DStv Premiership against Orlando Pirates.

Cometh the hour, cometh Gavin

"Kaizer Chiefs will be competitive. I will make them competitive." That is Gavin Hunt's pledge to the army of Amakhosi faithful as he begins his journey in gold and black.
Catch his frank conversation with the Sunday Times sports editor Bareng-Batho Kortjaas on the SportsLIVE with BBK podcast.

From Cape to Cairo, Rhulani on Pitso

Rhulani Mokwena shares his thoughts on the mark of the man that is Pitso Mosimane. The foundations of African football shook when Mosimane resigned from an eight year successful spell with Mamelodi Sundowns to team up with African Club of the Century and Egyptian giants Al Ahly.

The Hurricane, Khanyiso Tshwaku runs the rule on the Springbok Showdown. Catch it all on your favourite sports podcast on a Friday, SportsLive with BBK.

Rugby returns and magical soccer ahead

The focus is on rugby and soccer in your latest offering of SportsLIVE with BBK. There will be a lot of rusty bodies when rugby returns in SA. Loftus Versfeld will be the base for the Super Fan Saturday double header. The first game to get rugby action going again will see the Bulls battle the Sharks. That will be followed by a clash between the Stormers and the Lions to wrap up an action-packed day in the capital. The man we call Hurricane, Khanyiso Tshwaku, breaks down the latest on SA's rugby royalty.

There will be no Carling Black Label Cup. But there is something magical on the horizon. Arne Rust, the Carling Black Label director, gives the nitty gritty of the CBC Cup of Ages.

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