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this January 2018:
Monday 1 January 2018
Alex enthusiastically sets Botho’s plan in motion to train the athletes for the pentathlon event, in a bid to save ASA. But he soon runs into challenges when he realizes most of them can’t swim and none of them can shoot.
ladi, Botho and Ashanti meanwhile are on a mission to discover which of them are Justice’s biological children. They cook up an elaborate scheme to secure DNA evidence that will put the question to rest once and for all.
Mmamosa and Warona are embroiled in a battle not just for Justice’s memory but for his heart. Mmamosa seems to have the upper hand now that she’s moved Justice into her home and bed but Warona has an ace up her sleeve.
Tuesday 2 January 2018
Mmamosa receives a letter from Maboneng Properties demanding she pays Tiny’s debt, which she goes and settles. The pentathlon training is off to a rocky start. Mbazo is inspired to write Benina a song. Mmamosa welcomes Justices’s suggestion to go back to ASA and evict Warona and the girls from the house.
Monday 8 January 2018
Warona receives an eviction order from Mmamosa. Botho continues her search for her mother's lover with the help of Sunday. Lehasa offers Warona a job. Benina gets saved by Mbazo from a runaway horse and they grow closer.
Tuesday 9 January 2018
See How They Run
Warona moves out of Justice’s house while Mmamosa moves in with a bang, throwing old furniture out and replacing it with new ones.
Alex discovers his Olympic medal is missing and he and Jin blame Benina for it. Benina is hurt by this and tells Alex he can search her room and locker. Alex finds nothing on Benina and as a way to apologise, convinces Benina’s social worker to officially remove her parole ankle bracelet.
Zola flirts with Lehasa but with Ashanti’s eagle eyes on Lehasa he pulls back and tells Zola she’ too young to be flirting with him.
Tladi uses some of the MMA moves he learnt from Ntja to get Kagiso to admit that he set up Tladi in the whole rape situation with Pula.
Botho learns that her father was never listed on her birth certificate.
Monday 15 January 2018
Every which way but loose
The pentathlon team loses and Ashanti tries to lobby to get Lebona back. Alex’s medal is returned. Mmamosa approaches Tongai to push PED’s. A bold move by Warona inspires some of Justice’s memory back.
Tuesday 16 January 2018
Body and Soul
Jin’s faith in Alex and willingness to do anything to help him affects him deeply. He decides to make Tongai team captain, which infuriates Ashanti. Botho discusses her dilemma with Sunday who suggests a DNA test to determine if Justice really is her father. The conundrum is: how will she gather the DNA sample?
Justice clashes with Tladi over the inclusion of MMA in the ASA disciplines and him living with Mmamosa. His frustration is pushed to even greater limits when he heads home to rests and finds a spicy letter to Anna from one of her former lovers.
When Mmamosa gets in on the act the repercussions come home to haunt Warona in an unexpected way.
Monday 22 January 2018
Against the ropes
Benina and Mbazo are still pining for each other and using Tongai as a go between. Alex tries to motivate the athletes for the Pentathlon whilst trying to get them accepted for the National Olympic Pre-Trials. Mmamosa ratchets up her plans to sabotage ASA. Felleng approaches Lehasa with an intriguing proposition.
Tuesday 23 January 2018
The Fire From Which I Came
Mmamosa bribes Marty Willemse to give ASA a fail for pre-trails and he ends up beaten by Alex. Alex is saved from dismissal by a speech from Zola. Mmamosa tries to use her feminine wiles on Andile Shaba and fails to keep him interested in buying the ASA property. Tladi pitches up for MMA training and finds that he has been booked for a match. Botho calls a family meeting and reveals that Justice is not her father. Warona uses the opportunity to confront Mmamosa on attempting to kill Justice while in hospital.
Monday 29 January 2018
Blood and Bone
Things explode between Warona and Mmamosa. Mmamosa destroys the syringe and with it the proof of any allegations against her. Ashanti worries if she and Lehasa are related. Things are veering to a head and Justice needs to sort out his head... he asks Mmamosa to move out.
Mmamosa gets an email from Kotsi, telling her his patience is running out. Tladi tells Botho that he doesn't care who her father is. Mmamosa vents against Jin Jai and Alex... she refuses to sponsor new equipment... the athletes are on their own.
Lehasa blackmails Marty into giving the team another chance.... dumping Lehasa in the swamp of weighing himself up against who and what his mother is. Justice and Lehasa both have serious choices to make.
The athletes hear about Mmamosa pulling out her support. They will have to find a way to survive on their own. Tladi donates his winnings for new equipment. Justice remembers and snaps... attacking Mmamosa.
Tuesday 30 January 2018
After gaining back his memory and finding out how Mmamosa tricked him into thinking she is the love of his life, Justice almost strangles Mmamosa to death but...
Tladi and Botho kiss but Botho asks that they go slow. Tladi accepts whole-heartedly. The ASA Athletes are ecstatic when Lehasa tells them that he has managed to get Marty to allow them to participate in the pre-trials and the cherry on top… they get to do it in their individual sports.
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