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Aaron Mokoena (born November 25 is the 329th (in leap years the 330th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 36 days remaining. Events 1000-1899 1034 - Malcolm II of Scotland died. Duncan, the son of his second daughter, instead of Macbeth, the son of his eldest daughter, inherited the... November 25, 1980 is a leap year starting on Tuesday. Events January-February January 1- April 1 - National steel strike in the United Kingdom January 1 - Changes to the Swedish Act of Succession creates Victoria of Sweden, Crown Princess over her younger brother January 4 - American president Jimmy Carter proclaims, with support... 1980 in Johannesburgs skyline as seen from the observation deck of the Carlton Centre. Johannesburg is the most populous city in South Africa and the second most populous city in Sub-Saharan Africa, behind Lagos. Local residents refer to the city as Joburg or Jozi. The Zulu name for the... Johannesburg, The Republic of South Africa (pronunciation) is a large republic in Southern Africa. It is located at the southern tip of the continent, and borders Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, and Swaziland. The small nation of Lesotho is entirely contained within South African territory. Its economy is the largest and most... South Africa) is a South African The striker (wearing red jersey) has run past the defender (in white jersey) and is about to take a shot at the goal, while the goalkeeper positions himself to stop the ball. Football is the most widely played and watched team sport in the world. The game is often known... football player who currently plays for Blackburn Rovers is an English Premier League football club based in the town of Blackburn, Lancashire. Introduction Blackburn Rovers was established in 1875, and in 1888 became a founder member of the English Football League. In 1890 Rovers moved to its permanent home at Ewood Park. Until the formation of... Blackburn Rovers F.C. as a defender.


A signing from KRC Genk in January 2005, "Mbazo", as he is known, is the youngest ever player to have represented First International Australia 1 - 2 South Africa (Sydney, Australia; 10 May 1947) Largest win Australia 0 - 8 South Africa (Adelaide, Australia; 17 September 1955) Worst defeat Australia 5 - 1 South Africa (Newcastle, Australia; 7 June 1947) Mexico 4 - 0 South Africa (Los Angeles, USA; 6 October 1993) USA 4 - 0... South Africa, having played in 1999 is a common year starting on Friday of the Common Era, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. Events Kosovo War Shooting in Littleton, Colorado, United States, leaves several high school students dead. Y2K preparation was a major event in 1999 both in... 1999 for the Categories: 2000 Summer Olympics ... 2000 Summer Olympics qualifiers, and proceeding to make a worthy replacement for Lucas Radebe (born 4 December 1969) is a former South African soccer player and national team captain. Radebe was born in the Diepkloof section of Soweto, near Johannesburg, as one of eleven children. When he was 15 years old he was sent to the bantustan of Bophuthatswana by his parents... Lucas Radebe as captain of his country. He moved to Bayer Leverkusen is a football club in the German Bundesliga, based in Leverkusen. It was founded in 1904 on the 1st of July and was part of a sports club established by Friedrich Bayer and Co. Although it was established a long time ago, its successes and fame in the... Bayer Leverkusen and Amsterdamsche Football Club Ajax, also referred to as Ajax Amsterdam, AFC Ajax, or simply Ajax (pronounced i-yax), is a football club from Amsterdam, the Netherlands. History AFC Ajax Ajax is one of the top football clubs in the world. It is one of the big three clubs in the... Ajax Amsterdam, before loaning out to KFC Germinal Beerschot Antwerpen, and again finding himself captain of a squad.


Mokoena made his Blackburn debut on January 8 is the 8th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. There are 357 days remaining (358 in leap years). Events 871 - Battle of Ashdown - Ethelred of Wessex defeats Danish invasion army. 1198 - Innocent III becomes Pope. 1734 - Premiere of George Frideric Handels Ariodante at the Royal... January 8, 2005 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. Events January Iraqi police officers hold up their index fingers marked with purple indelible ink, a security measure to prevent double voting. Worldwide aid effort continues to develop in response to the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake. January 3... 2005 against Cardiff City Football Club is a football team based in Cardiff. They currently play in the Football League Championship. Their current ground is Ninian Park, but the club are in the process of planning and construcing a new stadium to be located opposite the old one. They are managed by... Cardiff City F.C. in the F.A. Cup as a 43rd minute substitute for Barry Ferguson (born February 2, 1978) is a professional football midfielder who currently plays for Rangers F.C.. Ferguson joined his boyhood heroes Rangers at the age of just thirteen. He went on to become a regular for the Glasgow giants and was made captain by manager Dick Advocaat. The... Barry Ferguson.


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Mokoena returns as Bafana capt (370 words)
Mokoena pulled out of the squad for the tournament in January after he was replaced as captain by previous coach Ted Dumitru.
He said he had refused to play under the veteran Romanian because of the way he was replaced as captain in a vote instituted by the coach before Mokoena had had a chance to join up with his teammates in early January.
Mokoena, 25, has won 55 caps for his country, 14 of them as captain.
Aaron Mokoena - Slider (132 words)
Aaron Mokoena (born November 25, 1980 in Johannesburg, South Africa) is a South African football player who currently plays for Blackburn Rovers F.C. as a defender.
A signing from KRC Genk in January 2005, "Mbazo", as he is known, is the youngest ever player to have represented South Africa, having played in 1999 for the 2000 Summer Olympics qualifiers, and proceeding to make a worthy replacement for Lucas Radebe as captain of his country.
Mokoena made his Blackburn debut on January 8, 2005 against Cardiff City F.C. in the F.A. Cup as a 43rd minute substitute for Barry Ferguson.
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