He will be joined by  members of the Local Organising Committee. AFCON is the football championship of Africa organised by the Confederation of African Football and South Africa will host the tournament from 19 January to 10 February 2013 in five provinces. The nation will rally behind Bafana -Bafana at the Nelson Mandela Library Parking […]

Kirsten Nematandane and and crew are back at SAFA

This meeting was followed by a briefing to the Honourable Minister of Sport and Recreation, Mr Fikile Mbalula, where the NEC outlined to the Minister the proposed course of action to be followed in light of the report. Given the significance of the findings of the FIFA investigators, the investigation process that follows must be […]

Bafana Bafana arrive in Cape Town to prepare for Norway clash

A total of 22 players reported for national team duty, including England-based Kagisho Dikgacoi who arrived on Thursday but missed the first training session at Athlone Stadium. Still to arrive is Dean Furman who plays for Oldham Athletic also in England. The midfielder will feature in an FA Cup clash for his side this weekend […]

Malawi arrives in Durban for Bafana clash

Bafana Bafana are scheduled to land in Durban on Thursday morning. The Malawians arrived with a 20-man squad, which boasts players like Robert Ng’ambi, Josephy Kamwendo, Atusaye Nyondo and Chiukepo Msowoya who are household names in South African soccer. They held their first training session at Sugar Ray Xulu Stadium in Clermont and will have […]

SAFA acts on FIFA report into match fixing

Firstly, the Emergency Committee considered and accepted the Report as received. Secondly, the Committee resolved to write to FIFA and acknowledge that, through the actions of members of its staff during the warm-up matches prior to the FIFA 2010 World Cup, there is a prima facie breach of FIFA Statute 13.1 (g), which prohibits the […]

FIFA ‘Match Fixing’ Report Imminent

was now complete and that the release of the findings in  a FIFA report was ‘imminent’. “SAFA is eagerly awaiting the release of the FIFA report in order that we can take the appropriate actions and bring this unfortunate matter to a just and final conclusion,” said Dr Petersen. In discussion with FIFA, SAFA decided […]

Phil Setshedi found guilty of match fixing

Mr Setshedi was convicted last Friday, 7 December 2012 after being found guilty of an attempt to unduly and improperly influence the outcome of one of the 2011 Vodacom play-off matches in Cape Town. He was arrested on 8 June 2011 after making representations to SAFA officials in a bid to influence the outcome of […]

Celtic take TKO trophy to the streets

Phunya Sele Sele won the Telkom Knockout for the first time on Saturday, beating Mamelodi Sundowns 1-0 at a packed Moses Mabhida stadium in Durban. The trophy parade will start at midday at the club’s headquarters in Bloemfontein where the players, technical team and management will hop onto a double-decker bus. The first stop will […]

SAPS promise a safe Afcon

“We have specialised police officers to handle any eventuality that may arise,” Police deputy minister Makhotso Sotyu and the Local Organising Committee (LOC) said in a statement. “Based on our experience of having hosted over 400 international events, we are confident that the tournament will be safe and secure.” South Africa will host the 29th […]

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