“Thank you South Africa for your unwavering support for the national team. We won the battle, now we must win the war. Bafana players are true soldiers indeed”, said Mbalula. Mbalula who gave a War Cry statement during the week as he prepared the players for a Mabhida success, stated that the tournament has reached […]

SAFA President congratulates Bafana

“You have brought pride and honour to the nation and today you have written a piece of history for yourselves, families and friends. You deserve to walk tall. You showed the entire football world that you have the fighting spirit and that the adage ‘it is never over until the fat lady sings’ is a […]

A brighter future awaits football development

“We are happy to announce a clean bill of health for Schools Football since all our sponsors and partners are on board & this bodes well for the continued existence of organised schools football. We are glad that our partners are satisfied” said an elated Mandla ‘Shoes’ Mazibuko. All contracts that were due for renewal […]

Ten-man Ethiopia fight back to hold off Zambia

For their return to the competition after a very long absence, Ethiopia had to get the result the hard way after goalkeeper Jemal Tessaw was sent off ten minutes before half time for a harsh challenge. Zambian capitalised on their man advantage and opened scores three minutes into the added on time in the first […]

SAFA, Sponsors hold cordial meeting

The sponsors were also briefed on the state of readiness of the AFCON 2013 Tournament that included an update on ticketing and activation opportunities around the Men’s Senior National Team, Bafana Bafana.The meeting further engaged in discussions on enhancing support for Bafana Bafana’s effort to qualify for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. On […]


 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 […]

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