The South African Football Association – Under-23

Ntseki names starting 11 to face Zambia

Ntseki names starting 11 to face Zambia

11 October 2020 – The South African Senior Men’s National Team Head Coach, Molefi Ntseki has named his starting line-up to face Zambia in an international friendly match this afternoon. Bafana Bafana will face Zambia at 15h00 at Royal Bafokeng Stadium in Rustenburg,...

We have paid most clubs and players, SAFA CFO

We have paid most clubs and players, SAFA CFO

7 May 2020 - SAFA Chief Financial Officer, Gronie Hluyo says the Association is making huge progress in processing payments for various clubs and other areas. Hluyo said so far SAFA Finance department had dispersed monies to most clubs in the ABC Motsepe League. The...

Link to SA Government Covid-19 Portal

Link to SA Government Covid-19 Portal

27 March 2020 - The South African Government has asked that all websites display a link to the official South African government's Covid-19 portal at sacoronavirus.co.za prominently on their landing page. SAFA is happy to comply. Official news, resources and...

Weekend Preview: Five exciting games to look forward to in SWNL

Weekend Preview: Five exciting games to look forward to in SWNL

30 January 2020 - The South African Football Association’s (SAFA) maiden Women’s National League has already lived up to the hype and billing that it promised upon its official launch and continues to improve with every match-day. Tshwane giants Mamelodi Sundowns and...

Kgatlana moves from China to Portugal

Kgatlana moves from China to Portugal

27 January 2020 – Banyana Banyana forward Thembi Kgatlana has become the latest South African woman to join an overseas club. Following hot on the heels of Kelso Peskin, who is now on the books ofFrench side Toulouse FC Féminines, and Linda Motlhalo who...

Banyana Banyana coach praises team after winning Aisha Buhari Cup 

Banyana Banyana coach praises team after winning Aisha Buhari Cup 

Nigeria………….. (0)2 (Vivian Ikechukwu 46’, 53’) South Africa….. (3)4 (Alozie Chidi  5’(OG), Linda Motlhalo 17’ (P),Gabriela Salgado 43’, Mamello Makhabane 86’(P) ) 22 September 2021 – Banyana Banyana got their revenge against the Super Falcons of Nigeria after a...

Basetsana upbeat to be back in action in World Cup qualifers

Basetsana upbeat to be back in action in World Cup qualifers

22 September 2021 – South Africa’s U20 Women’s National Team (Basetsana) are currently in Maputo, Mozambique for the first leg of the 2022 FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup – Costa Rica, qualifier match against neighbours Mozambique. The South African side under the tutelage...

Banyana Banyana and Super Falcons rekindle rivalry in Aisha Buhari Cup

Banyana Banyana and Super Falcons rekindle rivalry in Aisha Buhari Cup

21 September 2021 – This is the biggest women football rivalry on African continent – Banyana Banyana versus the Super Falcons of Nigeria. The two square up in the Aisha Buhari Cup this afternoon, Tuesday, 21 September 2021 in the bustling Nigerian capital of Lagos....

Coach Broos announces Bafana Bafana preliminary squad for Ethiopia

Coach Broos announces Bafana Bafana preliminary squad for Ethiopia

21 September 2021 – Coach Hugo Broos has announced a provisional 34-man squad to start preparing for the crucial back-to-back 2022 Qatar FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Ethiopia in October. Bafana Bafana are top of Group G with four points from two games having...

Banyana Banyana dominate Ghana in Buhari Cup

Banyana Banyana dominate Ghana in Buhari Cup

South Africa..... (1) 3 (Hildah Magaia 17', Thembi Kgatlana 53', Sibulele Holweni 83') Ghana................(0) 0 17 September 2021 - Banyana Banyana were unstoppable in their first match of the Aisha Buhari Cup as they slotted three past the Black Queens of Ghana at...

Judgement reserved in coach Eymael matter

Judgement reserved in coach Eymael matter

17 September 2021 - The SAFA Ethics Committee, chaired by Judge Sisi Khampepe on Friday, 17 September 2021 heard the case of coach Luc Eymael in which he is accused of a racial outburst. Coach Eymael was represented by his agent and judgement in the hearing was...

Regirl Ngobeni talks about first Banyana Banyana call-up.

Regirl Ngobeni talks about first Banyana Banyana call-up.

17 September 2021 – Banyana Banyana rising goalkeeper Regirl Ngobeni has expressed her excitement after officially getting her first Senior Women’s team call-up for the Aisha Buhari Cup currently taking place in Lagos, Nigeria. The Mpumalanga-born goalkeeper who came...

We will be true to who we are – Desiree Ellis

We will be true to who we are – Desiree Ellis

17 September 2021 – Banyana Banyana coach Desiree Ellis believes staying true to their style of play will be key for the team when South Africa face Ghana in the Aisha Buhari Cup later today, Friday 17 September at Mobolaji Johnson Stadium in Lagos, Nigeria. The match...

Mamelodi Sundowns Ladies return to HWSL action in Tshwane Derby

Mamelodi Sundowns Ladies return to HWSL action in Tshwane Derby

17 September 2021 – Following weeks of postponed matches log leaders Mamelodi Sundowns Ladies will return to the Hollywoodbets Super League with a potentially explosive encounter against city neighbours, Tshwane University of Technology in a famous Tshwane derby. TUT...