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SAFA on Robert Marawa, SABC matters

SAFA on Robert Marawa, SABC matters

3 August 2021 - SAFA wishes to express its disapproval following the termination of Robert Marawa’s contract with the public broadcaster SABC as this will hinder football development and professional profiling of the sport. Robert Marawa has over the years excelled as...

Hollywoodbets Super League action to resume of 7 August 2021

Hollywoodbets Super League action to resume of 7 August 2021

2 August 2021 – Following four weeks of inactivity in the Hollywoodbets Super League due to the rapid spread of infections relating to the delta variant of the COVID-19 virus, action is set to resume on 7 August 2021. This is following the move by the President of the...

SA U-23 Olympic dream shattered by Mexico

SA U-23 Olympic dream shattered by Mexico

South Africa – 0 Mexico – 3 (Vega 18’ Romo 43’ Martin 60’) 28 July 2021 – South Africa finished bottom of the group after three losses at the Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. The u23s lost 1-0 to hosts Japan in the opening match, 4-3 to France before losing 3-0 to on...

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Congratulations

Congratulations

Dear Dr Jordaan and Adv Motlanthe - On behalf of the South African Rugby Union (SARU), I would like to offer our heartfelt congratulations to SAFA and the Bafana Bafana Team on clinching the 2021 COSAFA Cup by beating Senegal at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in...

Bafana Bafana are Cosafa Cup 2021 Champions

Bafana Bafana are Cosafa Cup 2021 Champions

18 July 2021 - Bafana Bafana are champions!!! They’ve been crowned Kings of the 20th edition of the Cosafa Cup at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Gqeberha, Eastern Cape. Bafana beat Senegal 5-4 on penalties (0-0 after extra time). Mandela Day came sprinkled with Madiba...

Bafana all kitted out for the Cosafa Cup Finalé

Bafana all kitted out for the Cosafa Cup Finalé

17 July 2021 - When you see Bafana Bafana well-coordinated, tops and trunks matching and looking their best, know that they did not magically wake up that way. A mastermind was behind the ensemble. Meet Tumelo Kujane, Kit Manager for the men’s national team - a man...

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Hollywoodbets Super League action to resume of 7 August 2021

Hollywoodbets Super League action to resume of 7 August 2021

2 August 2021 – Following four weeks of inactivity in the Hollywoodbets Super League due to the rapid spread of infections relating to the delta variant of the COVID-19 virus, action is set to resume on 7 August 2021. This is following the move by the President of the...

Tribute to Aletta Ngidi by Mahlomola Morake

Tribute to Aletta Ngidi by Mahlomola Morake

Dear Aletta, I had to find enough courage to say these few words – and, in fact, talking about you in the past tense sounds so offish, so wrong, so unthinkable – but then again, it is what it is. We still can’t believe you are gone. Ever since news came through that...

Banyana Banyana kit manager passes away due to Covid-19

Banyana Banyana kit manager passes away due to Covid-19

13 July 2021 - The South African Football Association (SAFA) is mourning the passing away of Banyana Banyana long-serving kit manager, Aletta Ngidi who succumbed to Covid-19 complications on Tuesday morning, 13 July 2021. Aletta has been unwell for the past weeks and...

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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.

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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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