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SAFA mourns former PSL CEO, Phillips

SAFA mourns former PSL CEO, Phillips

11 January 2021 - SAFA has joined football lovers in mourning the passing away of former Premier Soccer League CEO, Mr Trevor ‘’British Bulldog’’ Phillips. The PSL, on Monday, 11 January 2021 announced that the first Chief Executive Officer of the Premier League had...

Late Match Commissioner Masemola mourned

Late Match Commissioner Masemola mourned

8 January 2021 - Condolences continue to pour in for respected former referee and Match Commissioner, Philemon Masemola who passed away on Tuesday, 5 January 2021. Several colleagues have expressed their shock at the passing of "Bra Phil" , as Masemola was popularly...

All amateur football suspended in face of rising COVID-19 infections

CAF to decide on Celtic/Rivers game

6 January 2021 - The Confederations of African Football (CAF), has written a letter to the South African Football Association (SAFA) regarding the status of the second leg Confederations Cup game between Rivers United and Bloemfontein Celtic. The match was scheduled...

SAFA President shocked by the passing of Mluleki George

SAFA President shocked by the passing of Mluleki George

6 January 2021 – South African Football Association (SAFA) President, Dr Danny Jordaan said he had learnt with great shock and immense sadness the untimely passing away of founding SAFA President and politician, Mluleki George who succumbed to covid-19 in East London...

All amateur football suspended in face of rising COVID-19 infections

SAFA position on Pirates/Sagrada match 

5 January 2021 - The South African Football Association (SAFA) has been informed by CAF that GD Sagrada Esperanca of Angola have withdrawn from their Confederations Cup second leg match against Orlando Pirates which was scheduled for Wednesday, 6 January 2021 at...

All amateur football suspended in face of rising COVID-19 infections

SAFA mourns Chuene and Mofokeng

2 January 2021 - The South African Football Association (SAFA) has joined millions of South Africans in mourning the passing away of two prominent sports persons - Athletic South Africa former President, Leonard Chuene and former Kaizer Chiefs captain, Ryder Mofokeng....

All amateur football suspended in face of rising COVID-19 infections

SAFA to object granting of work permit for coach Eymael

23 December 2020 - The South African Football Association has learnt with dismay the news of the appointment of the unrepentant racist, Luc Eymael as Head Coach of Chippa United FC.  In July this year, SAFA joined the rest of the progressive world in condemning...

All amateur football suspended in face of rising COVID-19 infections

Sad year for football

19 December 2020 - SAFA lost several members of its football family during the year 2020. The following are some of the leading individuals who passed away - football people and those closely related and friends of the game: • Xolani BISHOTI Former Interim President...

SAFA’s 2020 success story

SAFA’s 2020 success story

18 December 2020 – The SAFA President, Dr Danny Jordaan, has issued a report outlining the national team and other successes SAFA has achieved in 2020. SAFA EXTRAORDINARY SUCCESS PROGRESS REPORT 2020 National Teams:U17 Men:The U17 Men won the COSAFA Cup and qualified...

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