South African

Football Association

Ellis Park 43 remembered

Ellis Park 43 remembered

11 April 2021 - SAFA President, Dr Danny Jordaan said the Ellis Park disaster in which 43 people lost their lives on 11 April 2001 in one of the country’s darkest sporting day during the league match between Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates, should never happen...

Sasol Banyana Banyana come from behind to defeat Zambia

Sasol Banyana Banyana come from behind to defeat Zambia

10 April 2021 – Sasol-sponsored Banyana Banyana came back from one goal down to defeat neighbours Zambia 3-1 in an exciting international friendly match played at the Bidvest Stadium in Johannesburg on Saturday, 10 April 2021. All South Africa’s goals came from the...

Sasol League ready for kickoff

Sasol League ready for kickoff

9 April 2021 - The Sasol League season returns this weekend (Saturday and Sunday) with several provinces kicking off after a year of inactivity. However, two provinces will delay their start - and have set a date of later this month, 17th of April and the 30th of...

NATIONAL MEN >>

Bafana Bafana job solicit global interest

Bafana Bafana job solicit global interest

3 April 2021 - The Bafana Bafana vacant position has solicited extensive interest from high profile coaches around the globe as well as local trainers. The Senior Men’s National Team is looking for a coach after SAFA parted ways with coach Molefi Ntseki this past...

SAFA, Ntseki part ways

SAFA, Ntseki part ways

31 March 2021 - The South African Football Association (SAFA) has parted ways with Bafana Bafana coach Molefi Ntseki, SAFA CEO, Advocate Tebogo Motlanthe announced on Wednesday, 31 March 2021. At a Press Conference convened after Bafana Bafana’s return from Sudan on...

NATIONAL WOMEN >>

Sasol Banyana Banyana come from behind to defeat Zambia

Sasol Banyana Banyana come from behind to defeat Zambia

10 April 2021 – Sasol-sponsored Banyana Banyana came back from one goal down to defeat neighbours Zambia 3-1 in an exciting international friendly match played at the Bidvest Stadium in Johannesburg on Saturday, 10 April 2021. All South Africa’s goals came from the...

It is a dream come true, so never give up – Noko Matlou

It is a dream come true, so never give up – Noko Matlou

9 April 2021 – Spain-based Banyana Banyana defender Noko Matlou says she is living her dream. The Limpopo-born player has found herself a home at SD Eibar where she plays alongside compatriot, South African striker Thembi Kgatlana. She has represented the South Africa...

 COACHING EDUCATION >>

Sasol League ready for kickoff

Sasol League ready for kickoff

9 April 2021 - The Sasol League season returns this weekend (Saturday and Sunday) with several provinces kicking off after a year of inactivity. However, two provinces will delay their start - and have set a date of later this month, 17th of April and the 30th of...

Wits Ladies looking forward to start of Sasol League

Wits Ladies looking forward to start of Sasol League

9 April 2021 – She is known to many as Dunga, but her official name is Nthabeleng Modiko, and she is the coach of Wits Ladies FC. Dunga took the reign of the University side at the beginning of March in 2017. She made her name when she used to run up and down at left...

Resumption of amateur football and Covid-19

Resumption of amateur football and Covid-19

8 April 2021 – Chief Medical Officer of the South African Football Association (SAFA), Dr Thulani Ngwenya, who is also the Association’s Covid-19 Compliance Officer, has warned clubs to be vigilant when it comes safety protocols. On Wednesday (7 April 2021) he...

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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:
hr@safa.net

Legal Department:
legal@safa.net

Competitions Department:
competitions@safa.net

Coaching Education:
coaching.education@safa.net

Membership:
regions@safa.net

Referees Department:
referees@safa.net

SAFA Media:
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