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Bantwana raring to go in COSAFA Cup tourney

28 November 2022 - National Under 17 women’s national team coach, Delisilwe Mbatha, said her players are fired up and looking forward to doing well in the upcoming COSAFA Cup u/17 tournament that kicks off in Malawi on Thursday. Bantwana arrived in Malawi on...

Banyana recognised by Unisa Chancellor Mbeki at Calabash Awards

26 November 2022 - Banyana Banyana continued a memorable year after Unisa Chancellor Thabo Mbeki recognised the African champions' numerous achievements this year with an accolade at the Chancellor's Calabash Awards in Houghton, Johannesburg, on Friday, 25 ...

Banyana recognised by Unisa Chancellor Mbeki at Calabash Awards

26 November 2022 - Banyana Banyana continued a memorable year after Unisa Chancellor Thabo Mbeki recognised the African champions' numerous achievements this year with an accolade at the Chancellor's Calabash Awards in Houghton, Johannesburg, on Friday, 25  November...

MYSAFA legend Romeo Ngxolo laid to rest

26 November 2022 – MYSAFA head of support Bantu Romeo Ngxolo was laid to rest today in his home village of Tentergate, EC, after passing on 12 November, in Despatch, EC. SAFA Head of Competitions Moremi Klip, spoke highly of Romeo’s contributions to football.  “I...

Bafana Bafana draw with Angola but extend unbeaten run

20 November 2022 - Bafana Bafana were held to a 1-1 draw by Angola during a friendly international played at Mbombela Stadium on Sunday, 20 November 2022, but the result enabled the home side to extend their unbeaten run to four matches in a row. Coach Hugo Broos...

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Mibe happy as rampant Bantwana punishes Namibia

Mibe happy as rampant Bantwana punishes Namibia

4 December 2022 - The South African Under-17 women’s team is looking forward to the semifinals of the football competition at the Region 5 Games in Lilongwe, Malawi, after handing Namibia a 12-0 drubbing. Player of the Match Adrielle Mibe was in devastating form as...

Sundowns Ladies dominate the 2022 Hollywoodbets Super League Awards

Sundowns Ladies dominate the 2022 Hollywoodbets Super League Awards

4 December 2022 - Mamelodi Sundowns Ladies dominated the 2022 Hollywoodbets Super League Awards after walking away with the main accolades at the Sandton Convention Centre at the weekend. Sundowns Ladies were crowned Hollywoodbets Super League champions last month and...

SA Under-17 women’s team turns attention to Namibia

SA Under-17 women’s team turns attention to Namibia

2 December 2022 - South African Under-17 women’s team coach, Delisilwe Mbatha, is very happy after her charges beat hosts Malawi in the opening match of the football competition at the Region 5 Games in Lilongwe, Malawi. Bantwana beat Malawi 4-1 in the COSAFA...

NATIONAL MEN >>

Bafana Bafana draw with Angola but extend unbeaten run

Bafana Bafana draw with Angola but extend unbeaten run

20 November 2022 - Bafana Bafana were held to a 1-1 draw by Angola during a friendly international played at Mbombela Stadium on Sunday, 20 November 2022, but the result enabled the home side to extend their unbeaten run to four matches in a row. Coach Hugo Broos...

NATIONAL WOMEN >>

Sundowns Ladies dominate the 2022 Hollywoodbets Super League Awards

Sundowns Ladies dominate the 2022 Hollywoodbets Super League Awards

4 December 2022 - Mamelodi Sundowns Ladies dominated the 2022 Hollywoodbets Super League Awards after walking away with the main accolades at the Sandton Convention Centre at the weekend. Sundowns Ladies were crowned Hollywoodbets Super League champions last month and...

SA Under-17 women’s team turns attention to Namibia

SA Under-17 women’s team turns attention to Namibia

2 December 2022 - South African Under-17 women’s team coach, Delisilwe Mbatha, is very happy after her charges beat hosts Malawi in the opening match of the football competition at the Region 5 Games in Lilongwe, Malawi. Bantwana beat Malawi 4-1 in the COSAFA...

Nominees for Hollywoodbets Super League Awards unveiled

Nominees for Hollywoodbets Super League Awards unveiled

1 December 2022 - The nominees for the Hollywoodbets Super League Awards have been unveiled and Mamelodi Sundowns Ladies dominate the list. The awards ceremony will be held at the Sandton Convention Centre on Saturday, 3 December 2022 in Johannesburg where individuals...

 COACHING EDUCATION >>

Copperbelt Ladies crowned 2022 Sasol League National Champions 

Copperbelt Ladies crowned 2022 Sasol League National Champions 

23 October 2022 - Limpopo side Copperbelt Ladies were crowned 2022 Sasol League National Champions after beating Tuks Ladies 3-2 on penalties in the final at Peter Mokaba Stadium on Sunday afternoon.  The two sides were level at 1-1 after 90 minutes and it was...

Sasol League National playoffs semi-finalists confirmed 

Sasol League National playoffs semi-finalists confirmed 

20 October 2022 - The Sasol League National Championships playoffs semi-final draw was concluded after the last round of matches at the Old Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane on Thursday afternoon.  NWU Tawana, who finished as best runner-up of the group stages after...

 MYSAFA >>

MYSAFA legend Romeo Ngxolo laid to rest

MYSAFA legend Romeo Ngxolo laid to rest

26 November 2022 – MYSAFA head of support Bantu Romeo Ngxolo was laid to rest today in his home village of Tentergate, EC, after passing on 12 November, in Despatch, EC. SAFA Head of Competitions Moremi Klip, spoke highly of Romeo’s contributions to football.  “I...

Long-awaited FIFA Clearing House set to launch

Long-awaited FIFA Clearing House set to launch

14 November 2022 – After years of delays, FIFA has announced that the FIFA Clearing House (FCH) will launch on 16 November 2022. This is great news for South African football and SAFA clubs.. FIFA President Gianni Infantino spoke at the conclusion of the most recent...

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...

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