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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.

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).
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: Eagles kick, Zambia cancel South Africa friendly

Nigerian players have taken to the social media to condemn the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and citizens of other countries living in South Africa.
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.
South Africa senior men's national team head coach Stuart Baxter portrayed a defiant figure despite his side opening their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) campaign with a defeat on Monday.

Afcon: South Africa need to put plans into action – Stuart Baxter

South Africa have impressive plans for the development of soccer in the country but need to be better at putting them into practice, according to national team coach Stuart Baxter.
Bafana Bafana recently started their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations campaign with a defeat, and while head coach Stuart Baxter was defiant following the result, South Africa Football Association (Safa) president Danny Jordaan was not as optimistic.

Afcon: Safa boss unimpressed by Bafana Bafana after Ivory Coast defeat

Bafana Bafana recently started their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations campaign with a defeat, and while head coach Stuart Baxter was defiant following the result, South Africa Football Association (Safa) president Danny Jordaan was not as optimistic.
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U-20 AFCON: South Africa coach Thabo Senong targets victory against Nigeria’s Flying Eagles

South Africa U-20 head coach, Thabo Senong, says his team will be up for the fight against the Flying Eagles of Nigeria in Tuesday’s Group A clash at the U-20 AFCON in Niger.
Phil Masinga during the 2018 SAFA Press Conference at the SAFA House, Johannesburg on 26 July 2018. ©Muzi Ntombela-BackpagePix

Former South Africa striker Phil Masinga passes on at 49

Former South Africa and Leeds United striker Phil Masinga has passes on aged 49, says his country's football association.
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South Africa submits bid for 2019 Nations Cup

South Africa made the Friday night deadline and submitted a bid to be replacement hosts for next June’s Africa Cup of Nations finals but the South Africa Football Association (SAFA) says it is seeking clarity on the price tag of the tournament.

CAF to decide new AFCON hosts on January 9

The Confederation of African Football’s (CAF) executive committee will hold an extraordinary meeting on 9 January to choose new hosts for the 2019 Nations Cup.
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AFCON: South Africa fans shun Super Eagles match

South Africa Football Association (SAFA) have become increasingly worried with the response of fans towards this Saturday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Nigeria at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg.
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South Africa’s Stuart Baxter confident key players will be fit for Super Eagles clash

Bafana Bafana of South Africa head coach, Stuart Baxter, is hopeful that the duo of Ronwen Williams and Thulani Serero will be fully fit for Saturday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture against the Super Eagles of Nigeria.

Nigerian fans to pay N1,500 for Bafana Bafana-Eagles AFCON qualifier

Though South Africa Football Association (SAFA) earlier announced that ticket prices would be subsidised for the game, their reduced fees might still appear rather high when converted to Naira.

South Africa FA’s Danny Jordaan claims bribery attempts in FIFA Council seat election

South Africa Football Association (Safa) president Danny Jordaan has revealed how he turned down overtures to bribe the electorate in last month’s Fifa Council elections.

2026 World Cup: Morocco plans to go ahead win or lose bid

Morocco will complete many of the plans in its 2026 World Cup bid even if they do not host the finals.

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At least 33 Boko Haram militants were killed by Nigerian troops in a gunfight on Sunday, according to military sources on Tuesday.

Many feared killed as Boko Haram attacks vigilante in Yobe

An unspecified number of vigilante operatives were killed at a checkpoint mounted by suspected Boko Haram members along Damaturu/Gashua road, Yobe, on Friday, witnesses and security officials said.
Club Brugge forward Emmanuel Dennis believes his team can get a result that will make them progress in the Europa League after Thursday's 1-1 Round of 32 draw against Manchester United at the Jan Breydel Stadium.

Sunday Oliseh: Emmanuel Dennis can play for big clubs in Europe

Former Super Eagles coach Sunday Oliseh has backed Nigeria and Club Brugge forward Emmanuel Dennis to play for any of the top clubs in Europe after putting up a good outing against Manchester United in the Europa League.

Ayodele Fayose denies plans to dump PDP

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South Sudan rebel leader to be appointed vice president

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Raheem Sterling sat down with AS at the Lowry Hotel, the hotel where José Mourinho was based during his time in Manchester.

Raheem Sterling: I’m happy at Manchester City for now

Raheem Sterling has not ruled out playing for Real Madrid in the future but insists he is “really happy” at Manchester City for now.