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Fortune: “Nothing beats playing for your country in the World Cup.”

Former Bafana Bafana star, Quinton Fortune, is now 35. He talked to GroundUp about his time playing for the national team, his new work with Manchester United and what South Africa needs to become a soccer powerhouse.

Margo Fortune - 22 August 2012

Young Seedat loves playing football for South Africa

Ebrahim Seedat is just 19 years old, but this left-wing and midfielder is making waves in the soccer world.

Margo Fortune - 20 August 2012

The forgotten history of workers’ Olympics

In this week of Women’s Day, the 30th summer Olympiad is coming to an end. Over the past week and more, women and men from all backgrounds have displayed their sporting abilities, watched on television by more than 1 billion people around the world.

Terry Bell - 13 August 2012

Runners for Health honoured by University of Stellenbosch

Even if you are HIV positive you can still run the Comrades Marathon. That is the message behind a group of runners that call themselves Runners for Health.

Mary-Jane Matsolo - 8 August 2012

Stay off drugs says Maluleka

George Nyiko Maluleka is the 23-year old up-and-coming star mid-fielder for Supersport United.

Margo Fortune - 8 August 2012

Interview with Zimbabwean Olympian who ran against Usain Bolt

The 2012 Summer Olympic Games opened in London on 27 July 2012. GroundUp interviewed Brian Dzingai who raced against Usain Bolt in the 200 metres at the Beijing Olympics. Dzingai is fom Zimbabwe, but is currently located in Paris.

Veronica Washaya - 1 August 2012

Playing United was a dream come true for Ajax star

GroundUp interviewed 23 year-old Ajax defender, Aidan Jenniker.

Margo Fortune - 1 August 2012

“We’ll come back to Cape Town” - Manchester United players

On Saturday, Manchester United played Ajax in Cape Town as one of their pre-season training friendly matches.

Margo Fortune - 25 July 2012

From Ocean View and Lavender Hill to player of the season: GroundUp interviews Ashley Hartog

GroundUp interviewed Ashley Hartog, the midfielder for Supersport United who won the club's Player of the Season and the Players' Player of the Season awards for the 2011/12 season.

Margo Fortune - 18 July 2012

Danny Bowers looks forward to Chippa’s first season in the PSL

Phillipi's soccer club, Chippa United, will play in the Premier Soccer League (PSL) next season for the first time. We interviewed their star wing, 27-year-old Danny Bowers.

Margo Fortune - 11 July 2012

Young star Keagan Dolly is inspired by his parents

GroundUp interviewed Keagan Dolly, the 19-year-old left wing and midfielder who plays for Ajax's 1st team.

Margo Fortune - 4 July 2012

Soccer tournament supports refugees

It was a cool morning when local school soccer teams took to the field to commemorate World Refugee Day, which took place the previous day on Wednesday 20 June 2012.

Veronica Washaya - 27 June 2012

Supersport talent Mxabo is inspired by Beckham

GroundUp interviewed Supersport United's exciting talent, 19-year-old striker, Jerry Mxabo.

Margo Fortune - 27 June 2012