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”

The search for Bafana coach to end with Komphela interview

Pretoria – The technical committee of the South African Football Association (Safa) will today conclude the interview process to find a new head coach for Bafana Bafana. Bafana caretaker coach Steve Komphela is the last candidate to face the panel comprising Safa CEO Dr Robin Petersen; Fanayana Sibanyoni, Jomo Sono, Clive Barker, Farouk Khan, Buti … Continue reading “The search for Bafana coach to end with Komphela interview”

SABC buys Bafana away rights – for R28 million

By Nthambeleni Gabara Johannesburg – South Africans will be able to watch all Bafana Bafana 2014 FIFA World Cup and 2015 African Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifying matches live. This comes after the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) and SPORTFIVE on Thursday signed a R28 million three-year deal to make the public broadcaster the exclusive … Continue reading “SABC buys Bafana away rights – for R28 million”

Komphela takes over Bafana as caretaker

By Nthambeleni Gabara Pretoria – Bafana Bafana caretaker coach Steve Komphela will take charge of Bafana’s second 2014 World Cup qualifier match against Botswana in Gaborone on Saturday. This comes after the South African Football Association (Safa) National Executive Committee (NEC) took a decision to sack Bafana head coach Pitso Mosimane, following a string of … Continue reading “Komphela takes over Bafana as caretaker”

9 years and 22 caps later, Moeneeb quits Bafana – [a Thabo “Tman” Kgaile cartoon]

  A statement released by Moeneeb Josephs, below, details his reasons for leaving Bafana Bafana: I have been fortunate to be a part of the South African national football team for the past nine years. I have represented South Africa on 22 occasions. On each of these occasions I have been proud and honoured to … Continue reading “9 years and 22 caps later, Moeneeb quits Bafana – [a Thabo “Tman” Kgaile cartoon]”

FIFA probes Bafana match fixing allegations

By Nthambeleni Gabara Pretoria – A delegation from the world football governing body, FIFA, has arrived in South Africa to begin a probe into match fixing in southern Africa. The delegation, led by FIFA Head of Security Chris Eaton, was welcomed by the South African Football Association (Safa) President Kirsten Nematandani on Thursday. The FIFA … Continue reading “FIFA probes Bafana match fixing allegations”

We must win- Pienaar

By Kemantha Govender Durban – Bafana Bafana captain Steven Pienaar wants to win back the hearts of South Africans and says the first step is to beat Senegal in the upcoming international friendly. Pienaar said at a press conference in Durban ahead of Wednesday’s clash at the Moses Mabhida Stadium: “We want to start winning … Continue reading “We must win- Pienaar”