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Ellis announces Banyana team to face Australia in London friendly

29 September 2022 - Banyana Banyana coach Desiree Ellis has named a strong squad to face FIFA 2023 Women's World Cup co-hosts  Australia in a friendly international in London on October 8. Ellis said she wanted to give other players an opportunity to show what...

Recent camp, worthwhile exercise – Notoane

29 September 2022 – South Africa’s Under-23 coach David Notoane has described the squad’s recent camp, which ran from 19-26 September at the SAFA National Technical Centre (Fun Valley), as a worthwhile exercise as the squad embarks on the journey to Paris Olympics in...

Second edition of the Legends Golf Day confirmed

The 2023 edition of the Annual Legends Golf Day will take place at the Houghton Golf Club in Johannesburg on Friday, 24 March 2023. This time around the Legends Golf Day will be part of the 30-year Celebrations of Banyana Banyana and Bafana Bafana’s first matches...

Bafana continue winning ways with Botswana victory

27 September 2022 - Bafana Bafana continued their winning ways after beating neighbours Botswana 1-0 in a friendly international played at FNB Stadium on Tuesday night. A curling free kick from midfielder Teboho Mokoena in the 37th minute was enough to earn the home...

Bafana Bafana cruise to comfortable 4-0 over Sierra Leone

24 September 2022 - Bafana Bafana coach Hugo Broos asked for a confidence-boosting performance and his charges responded superbly as they comfortably beat Sierra Leone 4-0 in a friendly international played at FNB Stadium on Saturday afternoon.It was a clinical...

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Recent camp, worthwhile exercise – Notoane

Recent camp, worthwhile exercise – Notoane

29 September 2022 – South Africa’s Under-23 coach David Notoane has described the squad’s recent camp, which ran from 19-26 September at the SAFA National Technical Centre (Fun Valley), as a worthwhile exercise as the squad embarks on the journey to Paris Olympics in...

Second edition of the Legends Golf Day confirmed

Second edition of the Legends Golf Day confirmed

The 2023 edition of the Annual Legends Golf Day will take place at the Houghton Golf Club in Johannesburg on Friday, 24 March 2023. This time around the Legends Golf Day will be part of the 30-year Celebrations of Banyana Banyana and Bafana Bafana’s first matches...

NATIONAL WOMEN >>

Banyana Banyana in camp ahead of Australia showdown

Banyana Banyana in camp ahead of Australia showdown

3 October 2022 - Banyana Banyana reported for camp in Johannesburg on Monday 3 October 2022  ahead of the team’s trip to the United Kingdom where they will play Australia in a friendly international on Saturday, 8 October at the Kingsmeadow stadium in London. The...

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Yaya Toure to grace Schools programme launch

Yaya Toure to grace Schools programme launch

25 August 2022 – Celebrated former Barcelona and Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure, will grace the formal launch of the FIFA Football for Schools programme and the issuance of certificates to educators from SAFA’s 52 Regions. The imposing Ivorian will arrive in...

FIFA schools event underway as SAFA president kicks off gathering

FIFA schools event underway as SAFA president kicks off gathering

24 August 2022 - South African Football Association (SAFA) president Dr Danny Jordaan welcomed delegates to the FIFA Football for Schools Programme as the three-day event got underway at the SAFA National Technical Centre in the south of Johannesburg on Wednesday (24...

FIFA, SAFA and Government to host schools event

FIFA, SAFA and Government to host schools event

19 August 2022 - FIFA will host a three-day event for schools at the SAFA Technical Centre in the south of Johannesburg next week. The world football governing body, SAFA, the Department of Sport, Arts, Culture & Recreation and the Department of Basic Education...

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Fact check: MYSAFA myths

Fact check: MYSAFA myths

23 Sept 2022 -- By almost any measure SAFA’s National Registration System (NRS), MYSAFA, has been an unqualified success. Because SAFA embraced electronic player registration early on with the launch of MYSAFA in 2017, about 2% of all FIFA IDs issued worldwide now...

The FIFA Clearing House: Africa must move with the times

The FIFA Clearing House: Africa must move with the times

08 July 2022 – In October 2018, the FIFA Council quietly endorsed a major reform in the football transfer system. The FIFA Clearing House (FCH) will centralize, process, and automate payments between clubs following an international transfer or first registration of a...

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