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SAFA consoles Khune

SAFA consoles Khune

5 March 2021 - The South African Football Association (SAFA) would like to send its heartfelt condolences to the Khune family following the passing of Bafana Bafana and Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper, Itumeleng Khune’s sister, Mapula on Thursday, 4 March 2021. ‘’On behalf...

Ntseki names squad for Ghana and Sudan

Ntseki names squad for Ghana and Sudan

4 March 2021 - Bafana Bafana coach Molefi Ntseki has announced his 26-man squad to play the last two AFCON Cameroon 2022 qualifiers against Ghana at home and Sudan away. South Africa play the Black Stars of Ghana on 25 March at FNB Stadium in the penultimate qualifier...

Khumalo announces 21-man squad for AFCON u17 tourney

Khumalo announces 21-man squad for AFCON u17 tourney

3 March 2021 – U17 Men’s National Team (Amajimbos) Head Coach Vela Khumalo has announced his final 21-man squad for the TOTAL 2021 U-17 AFCON tournament scheduled for Morocco. Amajimbos have been drawn into group C of the tournament together with West African...

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SAFA consoles Khune

SAFA consoles Khune

5 March 2021 - The South African Football Association (SAFA) would like to send its heartfelt condolences to the Khune family following the passing of Bafana Bafana and Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper, Itumeleng Khune’s sister, Mapula on Thursday, 4 March 2021. ‘’On behalf...

Ntseki names squad for Ghana and Sudan

Ntseki names squad for Ghana and Sudan

4 March 2021 - Bafana Bafana coach Molefi Ntseki has announced his 26-man squad to play the last two AFCON Cameroon 2022 qualifiers against Ghana at home and Sudan away. South Africa play the Black Stars of Ghana on 25 March at FNB Stadium in the penultimate qualifier...

SAFA President addresses Bafana Bafana workshop

SAFA President addresses Bafana Bafana workshop

25 January 2021 - SAFA President, Dr Danny Jordaan emphasised the need for all national teams to do well on international level in order to fulfil the Association’s Vision 2022 blueprint. Addressing a Bafana Bafana technical team workshop on Sunday, 24 January 2021 at...

NATIONAL WOMEN >>

Hildah Magaia secures move to Sweden

Hildah Magaia secures move to Sweden

1 March 2021- The 2020 COSAFA Women’s Cup Player of the Tournament and National Women’s League Player of the Season and also top goalscorer, Hildah Magaia has signed for Swedish based club Moron BK. Magaia said she was over the moon following her dream move overseas....

Van Wyk ready to compete again

Van Wyk ready to compete again

20 February 2021- Banyana Banyana Captain and Glasgow City defender, Janine van Wyk is ready to compete in the SWPL after recovering from injury late last year. Van Wyk returned to a cold and icy Scotland in January, after recovering from an MCL injury sustained in a...

Shilene Booysen appointed South Sudan Women head coach.

Shilene Booysen appointed South Sudan Women head coach.

10 February 2021 - Former Banyana Banyana Performance Analyst Shilene Booysen has been appointed as the new head coach for the South Sudan Senior Women's football team.  Booysen penned down a two-year contract that will see her lead the "Bright Starlet" as they are...

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Gomes to take charge of Kenya vs Egypt game

Gomes to take charge of Kenya vs Egypt game

18 February 2021- South African referee Victor Gomes has been appointed by CAF to take charge of the Africa Cup of Nations qualification match between Kenya and Egypt on 25 March 2021. The match will take place at the Moi International Sports Centre in Nairobi. This...

SAFA structures, competitions & leagues gearing up for 2021

SAFA structures, competitions & leagues gearing up for 2021

15 December 2020 – The South African Football Association (SAFA), following a long unity process to address injustices of the past, was incorporated on 23 March 1991. The body developed a solid structure within South African football and the process is ongoing and...

Day one of SAFA Gauteng men’s promotional play-offs

Day one of SAFA Gauteng men’s promotional play-offs

01 December 2020 - It was a battle of titanic at the University of Pretoria when the five teams from the five Regions of Gauteng met on day one of the SAFA Gauteng Playoffs of 2020 to fight for three spots in the ABC Motsepe League. The event took place on Sunday 29...

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The South African Football Association was incorporated on 23 March 1991 following a long unity process that was to rid the sport in South Africa of all its past racial division.

COACHING

It is critically important that coaches implement the South African Football Philosophy (SAFP), so that we can align coaching practices, talent identification, skills development and the style of play of all our national teams.

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Football governance is about creating, implementing, and enforcing policies and rules which guide the actions of the SAFA and its members. Links to the relevant documentation can be found at right.

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