NATIONAL TEAMS

Mphela confident goals will come on Sunday

Bafana Bafana striker Katlego Mphela believes that the days of Bafana Bafana not scoring goals will now come to an end. Killer, as he is commonly known, was speaking to the media after the South African Senior Men’s National Team’s training session on Tuesday, 29 May 2012 at the Royal Marang Sports Complex in Phokeng […]

Pitso Mosemane's headache starts in June 3 2012

  Bafana Bafana will face Ethiopia on Sunday 3 June at the Royal Bafokeng Sports Palace in Phokeng near Rustenburg. Kickoff is at 15h00. “Ethiopia is a very and stubborn team that doesn’t give up and give in to pressure. They have a very quick team up front and a very compact in defence, but […]

SA referees to officiate in a 2014 World Cup qualifiers

Four South Africans have been appointed to officiate in a 2014 FIFA World Cup preliminary competition African Zone qualifying match between Cameroon and DR Congo in Yaoundé on Saturday, 2 June 2012. Referee Daniel Bennett, together with assistants Enock Molefe and Zakhele Siwela have been tasked with this high-level match between the two Central African giants. Lwandile […]

SAFA to institute an independent investigation into leaks

The South African Football Association’s (SAFA) Emergency Committee has strongly condemned media reports on the purported “toppling of the President”, the alleged “acquisition of bonuses by the Local Organising Committee (LOC) Board Members” and other negative articles in this regard that have recently appeared in the media, and resolved unanimously to take strong action. The […]

Joburg and Capetown stil to decide on 2013 Hosting

South Africa has been given the rights to host the 2013 African Nations Cup.  As part of the preparations, the South African Football Association (SAFA) has established a Local Organising Committee (LOC) that will oversee a successful hosting of the African spectacle on the South African soccer pitches. It is against this background that the Minister […]

Joburg and Capetown stil to decide on 2013 Hosting

South Africa has been given the rights to host the 2013 African Nations Cup.  As part of the preparations, the South African Football Association (SAFA) has established a Local Organising Committee (LOC) that will oversee a successful hosting of the African spectacle on the South African soccer pitches. It is against this background that the Minister […]

Futsal national team prepare for friendly matches

The South African Futsal National Team is in camp in preparation for two international friendly matches against neighbouring country Mozambique. The two international friendly matches will be played in Mozambique on the 14th and 15th April 2012. The squad has been in camp since Sunday (08 April 2012) at the Ngwenyama Lodge in Mpumalanga. The […]

Futsal coaching and refereeing course underway in Johannesburg

The South African Football Association (SAFA) has embarked on a campaign to grow the sport of indoor soccer (Futsal) throughout South Africa. An introductory course for the coaches and referees was conducted last week and on Monday (26 March 2012) the participants started with the advanced level of the course in Johannesburg. While the theoretical […]

SAFA joins the country in mourning Thabang Lebese

The South African Football Association (SAFA) would like to send its condolences to Thabang Lebese’s family, his former teammates and the entire football family at the passing away of football legend. Lebese, popularly known as ‘Chillies’ by his myriad of supporters, passed away after being admitted at the Helen Joseph Hospital in the past weeks. […]