ALSO LAST MONTH…
• Orlando Pirates midfielder Ben Motshwari recovers from COVID-19 to resume light training in early June.
• Benni McCarthy says he believes Percy Tau could break his record of 31 goals for Bafana Bafana. The 26-year-old Tau currently has nine goals.
• Highlands Park striker Peter Shalulile admits the R30-million price tag the club has put on his head is making it difficult for him to leave the club.
• Bidvest Services CEO and Wits chairman Alan Fainman refutes media reports that the club could be sold.
• GladAfrica Championship log leaders Ajax Cape Town extend the contract of veteran defender Rooi Mahamutsa to the end of July in the hope he can help them complete their promotion push.
• Two Benfica players were hospitalised after the club’s team bus was attacked by angry supporters following a 0-0 draw to minnows Tondela in their first match back on the resumption of the league, with Germany midfielder Julian Weigl and Serbia winger Andrija Zivkovic treated.
• SuperSport United confirmed the contract extension of reserve goalkeeper Boalefa Pule until June 2023.
• Adidas announce they will end their £17.5-million (R372-million) sponsorship with Mesut Ozil after a rapid decline in fortunes and controversy surrounding the Arsenal playmaker.
• Bafana Bafana and Racing Strasbourg striker Lebo Mothiba has teamed up with P&P Sport Management, the group led by Italian agent Federico Pastorello. He joins the likes of Belgium international Romelu Lukaku and Senegal ace Keita Balde.
• Kaizer Chiefs and Zambia
legend Collins Mbesuma has successfully launched his football academy in his hometown of Luanshya. The University of Pretoria striker has started his own academy and foundation as part of his efforts to repay his communit.
• Mamelodi Sundowns hand new five-year contracts to key players Gaston Sirino and Thapelo Morena to keep them at the club until 2025.
• GladAfrica Championship side TS Sporting release eight players, including former Orlando Pirates and BidVest Wits midfielder Sifiso Myeni.
• Baroka FC announce new one-year contracts for winger Tshediso Patjie and defender Ananias Gebhardt.
• Paris Saint-Germain announce the permanent signing of 27-year-old Argentine striker Mauro Icardi from Inter Milan.
ABOVE: Players of Werder Bremen and Wolfsburg ‘take a knee’ prior to a German Bundesliga match in solidarity with Black Lives Matter protests across the United States over the death of George Floyd at the hands of police. Going down on one knee was first popularised by Colin Kaepernick during the national anthem while playing American Football for the San Francisco 49ers. He was eventually released by the team after his move caused controversy.