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Gomes, Siwela among the Qatar FIFA World Cup officials

Gomes, Siwela among the Qatar FIFA World Cup officials

20 May 2022 - Considered the current best referee on the African continent, South Africa’s Victor Gomes and his trusted lieutenant, Assistant Referee Zakhele Siwela, have been appointed as part of the officials that will officiate at the upcoming FIFA World Cup in...

Gomes, Siwela among the Qatar FIFA World Cup officials

Gomes, Siwela among the Qatar FIFA World Cup officials

20 May 2022 - Considered the current best referee on the African continent, South Africa’s Victory Gomes and his trusted lieutenant, Assistant Referee Zakhele Siwela, have been appointed as be part of the officials that will officiate at the upcoming FIFA World Cup in...

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Preliminary Bafana Bafana squad for 2023 Afcon qualifiers

Preliminary Bafana Bafana squad for 2023 Afcon qualifiers

16 May 2022 - Bafana Bafana coach Hugo Broos has selected a strong squad to do duty in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Morocco and Zimbabwe next month. The Senior Men’s National team begins the qualifying programme with back-to-back matches against...

Preliminary Bafana Bafana squad for 2023 Afcon qualifiers

Preliminary Bafana Bafana squad for 2023 Afcon qualifiers

16 May 2022 - Bafana Bafana coach Hugo Broos has selected a strong squad to do duty in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Morocco and Zimbabwe next month. The Senior Men’s National team begins the qualifying programme with back-to-back matches against...

Coach Broos reaction to Bafana Bafana’s 2023 AFCON draw

Coach Broos reaction to Bafana Bafana’s 2023 AFCON draw

20 April 2022 - Bafana Bafana coach Hugo Broos has singled out Morocco as the team to beat in Group K after the continental football governing body, the Confederation of African Football (CAF), confirmed the draw for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations on Tuesday night....

NATIONAL WOMEN >>

Champions Mamelodi Sundowns Ladies go down to students

Champions Mamelodi Sundowns Ladies go down to students

16 May 2022 – Mamelodi Sundowns Ladies were stunned by the University of the Western Cape as the reigning champions of the Hollywoodbets Super League lost their first match of the seasons on Sunday afternoon in Cape Town. It was a thrilling encounters as UWC became...

 COACHING EDUCATION >>

SAFA Coaching Education conducts course for schools

SAFA Coaching Education conducts course for schools

29 April 2022 – The South African Football Association’s (SAFA) Coaching Education department is currently conducting a course for school coaches who participated in the 2021 Pan African Schools tournament. The Coaching course is currently underway at the SAFA...

Eliminate age cheating – SAFA President appeals to upcoming coaches

Eliminate age cheating – SAFA President appeals to upcoming coaches

28 April 2022 – SAFA President Dr Danny Jordaan has appealed to upcoming coaches to eradicate age cheating on the continent if Africa is to become a global football force. Addressing Provincial educators who are undergoing the SAFA/CAF D-License Coaching Course at the...

2022 Sasol League is set to kick off this weekend 

2022 Sasol League is set to kick off this weekend 

22 April 2022 – The 2022 Sasol League will kick off this coming weekend in all nine provinces of the country. Women's football is set to return to full action, as clubs will be playing week in and week out, as they contest for their respective provincial titles. The...

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ABOUT

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.

SAFA RULES & REGULATIONS

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.

Human Resources:
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Legal Department:
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Competitions Department:
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Coaching Education:
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Membership:
regions@safa.net

Referees Department:
referees@safa.net

SAFA Media:
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