Bafana “ready” to crush CAR

Pretoria – Bafana Bafana head coach, Gordon Igesund is aiming to stick to his offensive strategy to collect maximum points in the upcoming 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Central African Republic (CAR) and Ethiopia next month. “We beat CAR convincingly in Cape Town in March, and we want to continue with our attacking game … Continue reading “Bafana “ready” to crush CAR”

Igesund: Bafana is doing well

Pretoria – Bafana Bafana head coach Gordon Igesund says the national team’s Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) quest is still on track. South Africa was on Saturday held to a disappointing goal-less draw by tournament new comers, Cape Verde. However, Igesund says Angola and Morocco’s goal-less draw proffers the under pressure hosts a good opportunity … Continue reading “Igesund: Bafana is doing well”

Bafana disappoints

By Nthambeleni Gabara Johannesburg – Bafana Bafana were held to a somewhat disappointing goalless draw in their opening match of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) by minnows Cape Verde, at the National Stadium, in Johannesburg on Saturday. The draw is a huge achievement for the tournament debutants, but the results have put more … Continue reading “Bafana disappoints”

Safa President reinstated

Johannesburg – Suspended South African Football Association (Safa) President Kirsten Nematandani has been reinstated with immediate effect. The decision was announced on Friday after a Safa NEC meeting was held this morning, which Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula was a part of. Nematandani and four other officials were put on suspension following a match fixing inquiry … Continue reading “Safa President reinstated”

Government allocates R452 million to CAF

Pretoria – The approval of funding for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) to be held in South Africa next year has been received with much enthusiasm by the Local Organising Committee (LOC). Government has made an allocation of R452 million to the LOC for the continental tournament, of which only R83 million is … Continue reading “Government allocates R452 million to CAF”

“SA ready for Afcon”- Zuma

Durban – President Jacob Zuma says government and the people of South Africa are fully prepared and ready to host a successful 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) tournament. The President made the assurance at the final draw of the 29th edition of Africa’s biggest soccer festival at the Chief Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre … Continue reading ““SA ready for Afcon”- Zuma”

2013 CAF draw to be undertaken tonight

By Nthambeleni Gabara Durban – The stage is set for the 2013 African Cup of Nations (Afcon) final draw where the 16 participating national teams will know whom they will be facing and in which city they will be based for the group stage matches. Later this evening, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) will … Continue reading “2013 CAF draw to be undertaken tonight”