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...

SA U20 miss out again on World Cup qualification

SA U20 miss out again on World Cup qualification

18 December 2021 - The search for their maiden appearance at a FIFA World Cup tournament continues for Basetsana. Their dream to be part of festivities in Costa Rica for the 2022 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup came to an abrupt end when they were held to a goalless draw...

FIFA releases list of match officials for 2022

FIFA releases list of match officials for 2022

18 December 2021 – World football governing body, FIFA has released the list of officials from South Africa for the 2022 football calendar. As has become the norm, South Africa has a huge contingent of officials on the international list and these are: Referees:...

Gomes, Siwela off to AFCON

Gomes, Siwela off to AFCON

17 December 2021 - International Federation of Football History and Statistics best referee on the African continent for 2021, Victor Gomes together with Assistant Referee, Zakhele Siwela have been invited to officiate at the upcoming AFCON Cameroon 2021 tournament....

Sasol League National Playoffs postponed as Omicron cases rise

Sasol League National Playoffs postponed as Omicron cases rise

5 December 2021 - The South African Football Association (SAFA) and sponsors Sasol have postponed the Sasol League National Playoffs in the wake of rising covid-19 cases across the country. The national play-offs were scheduled to take place in Durban from 6-12...

FIFA releases list of match officials for 2022

SAFA to consider options after FIFA dismisses Ghana protest

3 December 2021 - The South African Football Association (SAFA) will consider its options after the world football governing body (FIFA) dismissed its protest following Bafana Bafana's controversial 1-0 loss to the Black Stars of Ghana last month. SAFA CEO, Advocate...

Hollywoodbets Super League comes to an end with crowning of champions

Hollywoodbets Super League comes to an end with crowning of champions

3 December 2021 – The 2021 Hollywoodbets Super League season comes to an end this Sunday where Mamelodi Sundowns Ladies will be crowned champions after a gruelling marathon journey. The defending champions had a hectic year in which they were also crowned COSAFA...

No spectators for Sasol League National Playoffs

No spectators for Sasol League National Playoffs

30 November 2021 – Following a national address by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday, 28 November, SAFA and sponsors Sasol have resolved that the final of the Sasol League National Playoffs will be played without spectators. The initial decision was that the final,...

JVW Ladies wallop Thunderbirds in a one-sided HBSL encounter

JVW Ladies wallop Thunderbirds in a one-sided HBSL encounter

29 November 2021 – Veteran Nompumelelo Nyandeni was the star of the show in the live match of Hollywoodbets Super League this past Sunday when JVW Ladies walloped visiting Thunderbirds Ladies at Wits Stadium. In a one-sided show, the former Banyana Banyana midfielder...