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What makes Kasi Flava different from showboating? Check here! [Video]

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The game of soccer is loved in South Africa, but sports fans seem to enjoy showboating more. Little wonder that the insane over-the-top skills and tricks, commonly known as Kasi Flava, form part of the football culture in this part of the world. At some point, the Golden Arrows coach Steve Komphela noted that the country’s unique style of football makes part of the fabric of the South African game.

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Over the years, Kasi Flava is becoming increasingly popular in the South African Football league. Players now indulge in showing off crazy skills in a bid to entertain their fans as well as humiliate their opponents.

Difference between Kasi Flava and showboating

Kasi Flava is indigenous to South African football. So, what is Kasi Flava? It is a set of outrageous skills or tricks displayed in an attempt to entertain fans and humiliate opponents. Its focus is for players to …

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Mozambique struggles with armed groups as 300,000 displaced [Video]

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On Tuesday afternoon the University of South Africa, UNISA, will be launching the newly established Thabo Mbeki African School of Public and International Affairs.