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South Africa vs Senegal 2016 World Cup Qualifiers, Polokwane
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Bafana fans goes crazy after FIFA ordered Senegal replay

The South African Football Association (SAFA) confirmed Federation International Football Association (FIFA) has ordered for the replay of South Africa vs. Senegal match played in Polokwane Stadium following the lifetime ban of match referee, Joseph Lamptey. According to FIFA, this decision follows the confirmation of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to uphold the lifetime […]

President of the South African Football Association (SAFA), Dr Danny Jordaan lauds Bafana Bafana performance against Zambia
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Danny Jordaan lauds Bafana despite a “disappointing draw”

President of the South African Football Association (SAFA), Dr Danny Jordaan, has lauded Bafana Bafana’s performance against a determined Zambia in the first leg of the third and last round of the 2018 CHAN qualifiers. South Africa took a 2-0 lead against the more-fancied Chipolopolo side but let it slip in the second half when […]

Thulani “Tyson” Hlatshwayo named as the new Bafana captain
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Thulani “Tyson” Hlatshwayo named as the new Bafana captain

The new South Africa National football team head coach Stuart Baxter has confirmed that Bidvest Wits defender Thulani “Tyson” Hlatshwayo will wear the Bafana Bafana captain’s armband on a permanent basis. After the South African Football Association (SAFA) announced Baxter as the country’s new coach, one of the first questions was ‘who will lead the national side?’. Handing over […]

SAFA explains criteria used to reappoint Baxter at Bafana
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SAFA explains criteria used to reappoint Baxter at Bafana

According to the South African Football Association (SAFA), the search for the Bafana Bafana coach started with more than 70 applicants, which were sent to SAFA expressing interest. The Technical Search Group comprised of: SAFA President, Dr Danny Jordaan SAFA Vice President, Elvis Shishana Chair of the SAFA Technical Committee, Ms Anastasia Tsichlas Former Bafana […]