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South African sports minister Nathi Mthethwa has revealed that he wants the country’s Football Assocation (SAFA) and the Premier Soccer League (PSL) to work together and remain on the same page as far as resuming the 2019-20 season is concerned.

South African sports minister open to talks over restarting the season

South African sports minister Nathi Mthethwa has revealed that he wants the country’s Football Assocation (SAFA) and the Premier Soccer League (PSL) to work together and remain on the same page as far as resuming the 2019-20 season is concerned.
No fewer than 680 repatriated Almajiri have been screened by the Jigawa State Government in collaboration with the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) through an approved private laboratory for the testing and management of the Islamic pupils before onward handing to their parents.

Jigawa screens over 680 repatriated Almajiri for coronavirus

No fewer than 680 repatriated Almajiri have been screened by the Jigawa State Government in collaboration with the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) through an approved private laboratory for the testing and management of the Islamic pupils before onward handing to their parents.
The Grand Mosque in Mecca is usually at its busiest during Ramadan as it attracts more than 1 million worshipers every year. Image Credit: REUTERS

Saudi: Holy Mosques to open for Muslims soon

Sheikh Abdul Rahman Al-Sudais, head of the General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques, on Tuesday gave glad tidings to the faithful, with his reassuring words: “Days would come (soon) when worshipers return to the Two Holy Mosques.”
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APC wins Jigawa bye-election

The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Musa Fagen-Gawo, has been declared the winner of Garki/Bubara bye-election in Jigawa State.
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South Africa withdraws bid for 2023 Women’s World Cup

The South African Football Association (Safa) has announced they are no longer willing to pursue their bid to host the 2023 Fifa Women's World Cup but will shift focus to the 2027 edition.
South Africa Football Association (SAFA), have finally received the R15-million prize money the South Africa national team earned at the Africa Cup of Nations.

South Africa FA receives $1 million AFCON money

South Africa Football Association (SAFA), have finally received the R15-million prize money the South Africa national team earned at the Africa Cup of Nations.

South Africa arrive for U23 Afcon with 12 players

South Africa arrived in Egypt on Tuesday for the Under-23 Africa Cup of Nations, which begins on Friday, with just 12 players
Bafana Bafana head coach Molefi Ntseki has named a 23-man squad that will face Mali in the Nelson Mandela Challenge in October.

Bafana Bafana coach names squad to face Mali in Mandela Challenge

Bafana Bafana head coach Molefi Ntseki has named a 23-man squad that will face Mali in the Nelson Mandela Challenge in October.

Abdulhakeem Mustapha-led appeals board decides Esperance ‘CAF Champions League title’ fate today

Tunisian giants, Esperance, will today know if their ‘victory’ over Wydad Athletic Club of Morocco on May 31 ‘controversial’ CAF Champions League final will be upheld or upturned by the Appeals Board led by Nigeria’s Abdulhakeem Mustapha (SAN).

Xenophobia: Zambia, Madagascar call off Bafana friendlies over attacks in South Africa

Bafana Bafana have suffered a setback after Zambia and Madagascar pulled out of their proposed international friendlies billed for this weekend due to xenophobic violence in South Africa.
The South African Football Association (Safa) has taken a decision to release the players who had been in camp whole week to go back to their clubs after the withdrawal of Madagascar team from the friendly match against Bafana Bafana which was scheduled for Orlando Stadium on Saturday, 7 September 2019.

Bafana Bafana players released from camp after Madagascar’s decision to withdraw from friendly

The South African Football Association (Safa) has taken a decision to release the players who had been in camp whole week to go back to their clubs after the withdrawal of Madagascar team from the friendly match against Bafana Bafana which was scheduled for Orlando Stadium on Saturday, 7 September 2019.
Olympic champion Caster Semenya is set to play football in 2020 after joining South African club JVW.

Olympic champion Caster Semenya signs for South African football club

Olympic champion Caster Semenya is set to play football in 2020 after joining South African club JVW.
Madagascar have “called off” their international friendly against South Africa’s Bafana Bafana, earlier scheduled for this weekend.

Xenophobia: Madagascar cancels friendly with Bafana in South Africa

Madagascar have “called off” their international friendly against South Africa’s Bafana Bafana, earlier scheduled for this weekend.

Xenophobia: Zambia cancels football friendly match with South Africa

Zambia’s football association has called off its friendly match against South Africa due to xenophobic attacks.
Bafana Bafana legend Aaron Mokoena is sad to see Stuart Baxter vacate his position as South Africa head coach.

Aaron Mokoena: We need a local coach to lead Bafana Bafana

Bafana Bafana legend Aaron Mokoena is sad to see Stuart Baxter vacate his position as South Africa head coach.
South Africa head coach Stuart Baxter has urged his team to respect but not fear Nigeria when they lock horns on Wednesday night in their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations quarterfinal.

Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter calls urgent press conference

While the media invite doesn't say what the purpose of the press conference is, Baxter is expected to outline plans for his future.
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South African referee Victor Gomes dropped from Afcon final duty

Confederation of African Football (Caf) has released a list of officials that will be part of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) final between Algeria and Senegal on Friday night.
The South Africa Football Association (Safa) has revealed a decision is yet to be made on the future of Bafana Bafana head coach Stuart Baxter.

Afcon: Safa undecided on Bafana coach Stuart Baxter’s future

The South Africa Football Association (Safa) has revealed a decision is yet to be made on the future of Bafana Bafana head coach Stuart Baxter.

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