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COSAFA Bafana Bafana exit regional event

COSAFA Bafana Bafana exit regional event

A tightly-contested semi-final at the King Zwelithini stadium in uMlazi saw Zambia defeat the COSAFA Bafana Bafana 2-1 in a tightly-contested affair on Friday (14 July 2023). Striker Tshegofatso Mabasa opened the scoring for the home side in the 44th minute of a...

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...

SAB U21 National Championships

The SAB U21 National Championships culminates each season of SAFA’s SAB League as a showcase of the best talent that the SAB League has to offer.

A total of nine provincial squads plus an invitational team from the University Sports South Africa (USSA) is chosen to compete against each other in the week-long tournament.
The 10 teams are pitted against each other in a public draw conducted by SAFA and the South African Breweries (SAB) a few weeks before the start of the tournament.

The draw sees the 10 teams grouped into two groups of five where the top two finishers from each group advance to the semi-finals to compete for a place in the finals of the competition.

The National Championships have over the years grown to be becoming a breeding ground for professional scouts and coaches.

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