Van Dijk determined to beat Real Madrid

Virgil van Dijk Liverpool defender

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk is relishing the chance to be part of something special as the Reds target UEFA Champions League glory.

Fan Talk with Mncedisi Mthembu

Fan Talk with Mncedisi Mthembu

One of our regular readers, Mncedisi Mthembu, from Bergville in KZN, took his time to chat with Soccer Betting News’ Banele Pikwa about all things SBN.


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In this videoBenedict Ngwenya and Banele Pikwa

Maritzburg United will take on Free State Stars in the Nedbank Cup final on Saturday. The entrancing narratives collide on a neutral venue which is Cape Town Stadium. Elsewhere, Chelsea and Manchester United meet in the FA Cup final at Wembley on the same date, with both sides looking to end the season with silverware.

Our soccer analysts, Benedict Ngwenya and Banele Pikwa, discuss the upcoming finals. Can Maritzburg United win their first ever trophy in the top flight? And can Jose Mourinho beat his former employers once again?

Maritzburg United v Free State Stars Preview

Nedbank Cup final preview

The defining moment for both teams’ season is here! Mariztburg United have achieved their largest points tally in a single season, scored their most number of goals and finished higher on the table than they ever did. Winning the Nedbank Cup would make a good season great. On the other hand, Luc Eymael has turned Free State Stars from relegation candidates into a competitive side. Ea Lla Koto finished two spots below Maritzburg United in the league with four points being the difference. The entrancing narratives collide on a neutral venue which is Cape Town Stadium. Who will reign supreme?

English FA Cup Final Preview

FA Cup Final Chelsea v Man United

Chelsea and Manchester United meet in the FA Cup final at Wembley on Saturday with both sides looking to end the season with silverware.

Spanish La Liga: Gameweek 38 Preview

Emmanuel Boateng Levante forward

Barcelona’s hope of finishing the season unbeaten came to an end after they suffered a shock defeat against Levante. The Catalan club had gone 45 matches without defeat in the league, including 36 games this season. Elsewhere, Real Madrid thrashed Celta Vigo in their last home game, while Villarreal and Real Betis secured the Europa league spots. Teams will be playing for pride and some players will be trying to attract their national team coaches with the World Cup approaching, therefore, all games will still be competitive. Let’s see what the season’s finale has in store for us.

Italian Serie A: Gameweek 38 Preview

Paulo Dybala

All good things must come to an end, well in the terms of the Serie A, it’s just for the time being. With the 2018 FIFA World Cup fast approaching, club football will be on break until August, but with one final round of football to go, a money-making weekend is very much possible. Juventus reigned supreme for a seventh consecutive season after holding Roma to a goalless draw last time out, defending the all-important Scudetto with style and grace. The relegation battle continues this week with five teams still involved in the dogfight despite Benevento and Hellas Verona facing the axe. So, for one last time this season, let’s get to it!

French Ligue 1: Gameweek 38 Preview

PSG Ligue1 2017/18 champions

We’re heading into the final matchweek of the 2017/18 Ligue 1 season with plenty still to play for. Monaco, Lyon and Marseille are all locked in a three-way battle for a Champions League spot.

Mabedi open to continuing with Chiefs

Patrick Mabedi interim coach of Kaizer Chiefs

Kaizer Chiefs interim coach Patrick Mabedi says he would take the job on a full-time basis if handed the opportunity, and is satisfied with his team's efforts.

Chiefs, Bucs and Downs' MTN8 opponents revealed

SuperSport United MTN8 champions
The Premiership's top three finishers Mamelodi Sundowns, Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs will face AmaZulu, Golden Arrows and Free State Stars respectively in next season's MTN8 quarter-finals.

What we’ve learnt in the PSL this season

Mamelodi Sundowns celebrating their eighth PSL title

The joy and excitement of sitting back on your favourite couch, watching the Absa Premiership week in and week out can always be exhilarating. However, in the space of 10 months, there is plenty we could still miss out on.