South African

Football Association


I feel honored and priviledged – Tovey on National Order

20 April 2018– Technical Director of the South African Football Association (SAFA), Neil Tovey says he feels honored to have been selected to be one of the South Africans to receive a National Order – the highest award that the country bestows on people who have...

FIFA thanks SAFA for well organised TD workshop

20 April 2018 - Following the successful hosting of the FIFA Technical Directors' Workshop by the South African Football Association (SAFA) earlier this month, FIFA have expressed their gratitude to the Association for the well execution of the event. See appreciate...

COSAFA Cup team statistics

20 April 2018 - All 14-member nations of COSAFA will compete at the 2018 COSAFA Cup in South Africa’s Limpopo province from May 27-June 9, another celebration of the growth of the game in the region. Here is a look at some interesting statistics on all 14...

Introducing Amajita defender, Keith Owen Groeneveld

19 April 2018 – Keith Owen Groeneveld is a rare diamond which found himself in Europe at the tender age of four. Born in Kimberly, Groeneveld’s family relocated to Belgium where he began playing football He began his football career at Royal Antwerp FC, where he...

Baxter continues building relationships with local clubs

19 April 2018 -  Bafana Bafana head coach, Stuart Baxter is keeping his word on building stronger relationships with Premier Soccer League (PSL) clubs and recently paid Chippa United a visit in a league encounter against Ajax Cape Town at the Nelson Mandela Bay...

WATCH: Stuart Baxter on importance of COSAFA Cup

18 April 2018 – The 2018 edition of the COSAFA Cup senior men’s competition was launched at SAFA House on Wednesday, 18 April with Bafana Bafana getting a bye in the group stages to await the winners of group A which consist of Madagascar, Mozambique, Comoros and...

R1 million prize monies for 2017 COSAFA Women’s Championship

18 April 2018 - History was made on Wednesday when pan-African broadcast network, Kwesé, handed over prize-money totaling R1-million to the 2017 COSAFA Women’s Championships, elevating the status of the event to that of the senior men’s competition. It is a massive...

Sunflowers coach proud to be producing national team players

20 April 2018 - Head coach of KwaZulu-Natal based club, Sunflowers FC, Siyabonga Malinga says the club has become a beacon of hope for young aspiring women footballers from KZN. The reigning KZN Sasol League champions have grown to become one of the fiercest sides in...

Sasol League champions off to a good start in Free State

19 April 2018 - Bloemfontein Celtics showed no mercy to Kovsies FC over the weekend when they visited the Godfrey Tenoff led side at the Kovsies Stadium. The reigning league champions dismantled the hosts 6-1 to fire a warning shot to possible title challengers in the...

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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."


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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