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Banyana Banyana coach praises team after winning Aisha Buhari Cup 

Banyana Banyana coach praises team after winning Aisha Buhari Cup 

Nigeria………….. (0)2 (Vivian Ikechukwu 46’, 53’) South Africa….. (3)4 (Alozie Chidi  5’(OG), Linda Motlhalo 17’ (P),Gabriela Salgado 43’, Mamello Makhabane 86’(P) ) 22 September 2021 – Banyana Banyana got their revenge against the Super Falcons of Nigeria after a...

Basetsana upbeat to be back in action in World Cup qualifers

Basetsana upbeat to be back in action in World Cup qualifers

22 September 2021 – South Africa’s U20 Women’s National Team (Basetsana) are currently in Maputo, Mozambique for the first leg of the 2022 FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup – Costa Rica, qualifier match against neighbours Mozambique. The South African side under the tutelage...

NATIONAL MEN >>

Coach Broos announces Bafana Bafana preliminary squad for Ethiopia

Coach Broos announces Bafana Bafana preliminary squad for Ethiopia

21 September 2021 – Coach Hugo Broos has announced a provisional 34-man squad to start preparing for the crucial back-to-back 2022 Qatar FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Ethiopia in October. Bafana Bafana are top of Group G with four points from two games having...

NATIONAL WOMEN >>

Banyana Banyana coach praises team after winning Aisha Buhari Cup 

Banyana Banyana coach praises team after winning Aisha Buhari Cup 

Nigeria………….. (0)2 (Vivian Ikechukwu 46’, 53’) South Africa….. (3)4 (Alozie Chidi  5’(OG), Linda Motlhalo 17’ (P),Gabriela Salgado 43’, Mamello Makhabane 86’(P) ) 22 September 2021 – Banyana Banyana got their revenge against the Super Falcons of Nigeria after a...

Basetsana upbeat to be back in action in World Cup qualifers

Basetsana upbeat to be back in action in World Cup qualifers

22 September 2021 – South Africa’s U20 Women’s National Team (Basetsana) are currently in Maputo, Mozambique for the first leg of the 2022 FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup – Costa Rica, qualifier match against neighbours Mozambique. The South African side under the tutelage...

 COACHING EDUCATION >>

SAFCA saddened by passing of Professor Louis Jeevanantham

SAFCA saddened by passing of Professor Louis Jeevanantham

The South African Football Coaches Association (SAFCA) is saddened by the passing of Professor Louis Jeevanantham. His passing is a great loss to local football especially on the technical development front. He was a highly intelligent, critical thinker and outspoken...

All Amateur Football suspended due to Covid-19 pandemic

All Amateur Football suspended due to Covid-19 pandemic

28 June 2021 - Following Sunday, 27 June 2021 announcement by State President, Honourable Cyril Ramaphosa to put the country on Alert Level 4 and suspend all social gatherings, SAFA would like to advise that all amateur football activities have been suspended until 11...

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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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