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Phakaaathi (in Zulu phakathi means “inside”) brings you the latest local and international soccer news, player profiles, and discussions about everything and anything football-related.

Phakaaathi editor Jonty Mark hosts a weekly chat with expert columnists and armchair football pros, to give you some insight into the world of football.
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Kaizer Chiefs and the dilemma of style or substance

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Kaizer Chiefs continue to be about as thrilling as an all-day work meeting, Molefi Ntseki's tenure starting in poor fashion, with just one win, in the MTN8, to go with a draw and two defeats in the DStv Premiership. The latest of those defeats came at TS Galaxy last weekend,…
23 Aug 30 min

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26 Jul 11 min

Do Safa actually want Banyana to do well at the World Cup?

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