The South African Football Association - Press Release

  • 50 Day countdown to Chile

    Today marks 50 days to the long awaited 2015 FIFA World Cup and Amajimbos will continue with preparations from tonight when they report for yet another weekend camp to finalize all medical tests.

  • 2010 FIFA World Cup was the cleanest - Blatter

    FIFA President Sepp Blatter has attacked disgraced former FIFA Executive member Chuck Blazer for his reckless statements regarding the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

  • A cool million for Banyana Banyana from SAFA and SASOL

    SAFA in partnership with Sasol, proud sponsors of Banyana Banyana, have set aside one milion rand bonus for the South African Senior Women’s National Team following their qualification for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

  • A gem was discovered

    Kobemelo Kodisang is a gem that was discovered by Coach Molefi Ntseki a few weeks before Amajimbos participated in the 2015 u17 CAN.

  • A good win at home against Equatorial Guinea is key – Van Wyk

    The South African Senior Women’s National Team (Banyana Banyana) returns to camp on Monday, 28 September to start preparations for the crucial 2016 Rio Olympic clash against Equatorial Guinea.

  • Amajimbos edged by Costa Rica

    Amajimbos lost 2-1 to Costa Rica in their first ever match of the FIFA World Cup U-17 at Estadio Municipal Ester Roa, out in Concepcion, Chile.

  • Amajimbos hope to draw inspiration from opening matches

    The 2015 FIFA World Cup U-17, kicks off today with four fixtures taking place in group A and B; England take on Guinea at 16:00 while Brazil will face Korea at 19:00 in group B. Group A sees Nigeria vs USA at 17:00 and hosts Chile taking on Croatia at 20:00.

  • Amajimbos raring to go at Chile 2015

    It’s one day to the kick off of the 2015 FIFA World Cup U-17, and Amajimbos captain Nelson Maluleke and teammates are eagerly awaiting their first-ever World Cup participation when they take on Costa Rica on Monday.

  • An opportunity for players to shine - Ntseki

    The Burger King sponsored South African National u17 team (Amajimbos) will hold their last training session this afternoon in Concepcion, Chile ahead of their 2015 FIFA World Cup U-17 opening match against Costa Rica.

  • Bafana Bafana arrive safely in Nouakchott

    Bafana Bafana have safely arrived in Nouakchott, Mauritania after a ten-hour flight which included an hour’s stopover for refuel in Libreville, Gabon.

  • Bafana Bafana camp update

    Defender Thulani Hlatshwayo has been withdrawn from the Bafana Bafana squad that will face Mauritania in a CAF Orange African Cup of Nations Gabon 2017 qualifier as well as the 2015 Nelson Mandela Challenge clash against Senegal.

  • Bafana Bafana coach looks ahead

    Following a challenging week for Bafana Bafana, we put questions to Head Coach Ephraim Shakes Mashaba on how he sees the future panning out in the wake of the defeat to Mauritania, a win over Senegal in the Nelson Mandela Challenge and the tough programme ahead.

  • Bafana Bafana complete home preparations

    Bafana Bafana have completed their home preparations before flying out to Mauritius on Friday, 3 July.

  • Bafana Bafana complete preparations for Gambia clash

    Bafana Bafana have completed preparation for their opening CAF Orange Africa Cup of Nations Gabon 2017 qualifier against Gambia which will take place on Saturday.

  • Bafana Bafana delay

    Due to unavailability of flights from Central America direct to South Africa, the Bafana Bafana squad will only land in South Africa on Saturday morning from Sao Paulo, Brazil.

  • Bafana Bafana gets a huge welcome in Costa Rica

    Bafana Bafana landed in the Costa Rican capital of San Jose at around 10h00 on Tuesday morning (16h00 SA time) after a marathon journey across the expansive South and Central American continents that took the team more than 28 hours to traverse.

  • Bafana Bafana hold first training session

    BaBafana Bafana held their first training session at the University of Johannesburg Stadium with an almost full squad of 16 players. 18 players are scheduled to travel to Mauritius.

  • Bafana Bafana injury update after Mauritania

    Bafana Bafana’s unexpected defeat to Mauritania also came at a huge loss with as many as four key players going on the injury list.

  • Bafana Bafana ready for Honduras clash

    It is all systems go for Bafana Bafana as they prepare to face Honduras in the second and final international friendly of this Central American tour.

  • Bafana Bafana ready to take on Costa Rica

    Bafana Bafana completed their only training session at San Jose’s National Stadium and coach Shakes Mashaba said being professionals his players were ready for the challenges.

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