NATIONAL TEAMS

200-thousand up for grabs for winners at the 2017 Sasol League National Championship

200-thousand up for grabs for winners at the 2017 Sasol League National Championship

Fresh from announcing the renewal of their partnership with the South African Football Association (SAFA) for a further four years, Sasol and SAFA have increased the overall prize money for the 2017 Sasol League National Championship from two-hundred-thousand-rand (R200.000.00) to half a million rand (R500.000.00). A mouthwatering two-hundred-thousand-rand (R200.000.00) will be up for grabs for the winners […]

Baxter reflects on frustrating night against Senegal

Baxter reflects on frustrating night against Senegal

Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter says while the end product in Friday’s FIFA World Cup qualifier against Senegal was disappointing, he believes his players matched Senegal man for man if not better. The National Team mentor said it was unfortunate to concede an early goal in this must win encounter and when they were searching […]

We will rise to the occasion – Dean Furman

We will rise to the occasion – Dean Furman

Midfielder Dean Furman is confident Bafana Bafana will rise to the occasion and make the nation proud when they meet the Teranga Lions of Senegal on Friday, 10 November 2017 at Peter Mokaba stadium in a crucial FIFA World Cup qualifier. The match kicks off at 19h00 and tickets are still selling at R30 all round. A […]

Bafana coach worry of injuries in his camp

Bafana coach worry of injuries in his camp

Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter said he remained upbeat for Friday’s all important FIFA World Cup qualifier against Senegal at Peter Mokaba Stadium as his charges got down to business in sweltering Limpopo heat. With most players having reported for duty, the squad had a two-hour training session in the morning despite the scorching heat. Veteran […]

Defining week for Bafana Bafana

Defining week for Bafana Bafana

This is the one of the biggest weeks in the history of the Senior Men’s National Team, Bafana Bafana when they embark on back-to-back FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Senegal home and away. The permutations are straight forward – South Africa need to win the two matches and will book a ticket to Russia next […]

SAFA President meets and brief Minister Nxesi

SAFA President meets and brief Minister Nxesi

SAFA President, Dr Danny Jordaan on Wednesday led a SAFA delegation to Parliament to brief the Minister of Sports and Recreation SA, Hon Thulas Nxesi on various developments within the Association. Dr Jordaan was accompanied to Cape Town by NEC Members Willie Mooka and Gerald Don. The SAFA President and his team briefed the Minister […]

Basetsana finalising WC qualifier preparations

Basetsana finalising WC qualifier preparations

The South African U20 Women’s national team is finalising it’s preparations for their FIFA World Cup qualifier against Burundi on Saturday, 4 November at the Prince Louis Rwagasore Stadium. The South Africans are hoping to book their place in next year’s showpiece in France set to take place between 5 and 24 August. Basetsana have been on […]

In McLeod, we have lost a true gentleman – SAFA CEO

In McLeod, we have lost a true gentleman – SAFA CEO

South African Football Association (SAFA) CEO Dennis Mumble has described the late Ian McLeod as a true gentleman who will be sorely missed by the football family. Paying tribute to the decorated former referee who died on Thursday, 26 October 2017 after he was admitted to hospital on 15 October a day after he returned from the […]

Banyana Banyana wallop hapless Burkina Faso

Banyana Banyana wallop hapless Burkina Faso

Banyana Banyana continued where they left off from the COSAFA Cup tournament when they outclassed and out-gunned Burkina Faso 4-0 in a one-sided friendly match played at the Dobsonville Stadium on Sunday afternoon (22 October). So relentless was the home side that had they utilised all their goal-scoring chances, this encounter could have seen a score […]

SAFA Constitutional Congress approve a raft of changes

SAFA Constitutional Congress approve a raft of changes

The SAFA Extraordinary Constitutional Congress approved a number of amendments among them having four vice-presidents, creating additional secretariat positions and the introduction of the Super Cup to be overseen by the Association. The Constitutional Congress was officially opened by Deputy Minister of Sport and Recreation SA Hon Gert Oosthuizen. Also in attendance was COSAFA President, […]

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