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 […]

Burkina Faso fight back to hold ten-man Super Eagles

Nigeria took a first half lead through Emmanuel Emenike on 22 minutes and that score seemed to remain until Alain Traore’s strike in the last minute of extra time stole a point for Burkina Faso. The Super Eagles who are returning to the fold after dramatically failing to qualify for the 2012 edition wanted to […]

AmaZulu part ways with Lekata

General Manager, Peter O’Connor confirmed the new developments in the former FC Cape Town man’s career. “Josef approached the club with the request to terminate his contract with immediate effect and we agreed to it. “We wish him well in his career,” said O’Connor. Lekata who has also played for Black Leopards and Bay United […]

SAFA honours five players for reaching 50 caps

  The ceremony was held in Durban at the team’s hotel on Sunday, 20 January 2013, a day after two of them, Katlego Mphela and Bernard Parker accumulated those caps in a goalless draw with Cape Verde. SAFA President Kirsten Nematandani awarded the five players with framed jerseys which were signed by the players, and […]