ARTICLES RELATING TO AFCON QUALIFYING

McCarthy: Bafana can beat Nigeria

2014-11-17 13:31

Former Kaizer Chiefs and South Africa defender Fabian McCarthy believes Bafana have what it takes do beat Nigeria.

Did Shakes make obscene gesture?

2014-10-16 07:35

Claude Le Roy has accused Shakes Mashaba of making an obscene gesture towards him involving the lower half of his body.

Bafana starting XI unchanged

2014-10-15 07:11

Shakes Mashaba has named an unchanged starting line-up their AFCON qualifier against Congo in Polokwane.

Duo back in Bafana training

2014-10-14 20:21

Eric Mathoho and Bongani Ndulula took part in South Africa's final training session ahead of their clash against Congo-Brazzaville.

Coetzee can go far - De Sa

2014-10-13 12:34

Ajax CT head coach Roger de Sa believes Bafana Bafana defender Rivaldo Coetzee can go far with the national team.

Bafana to keep feet on ground

2014-10-11 22:26

Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba has urged his players to keep their feet on the ground following their 2-0 win over Congo.

Bafana claim vital away win

2014-10-11 18:26
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Bafana Bafana have defeated Congo in a vital Africa Cup of Nations qualifier played in Point-Noire.

Furman senses special era

2014-10-09 18:01

An away win over Congo could signal a prelude to another era of dominance for Bafana Bafana says Dean Furman.

Point-Noire pitch a worry

2014-10-06 18:30

Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba says overcoming an artificial playing surface will be a major hurdle against Congo.

Mahlangu ponders his future

2014-10-03 05:00

Bafana Bafana star May Mahlangu has hinted that he is considering his future as his contract at IFK Goteborg comes to an end.

Bafana held by Super Eagles

2014-09-10 21:56
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Bafana Bafana and Nigeria have played to an entertaining goalless draw in their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Cape Town.

Mbalula: Please beat Nigeria

2014-09-09 14:11

Sport and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula says he has a burning desire to see Bafana Bafana beat Nigeria.

Shakes no fan of home comforts

2014-09-06 16:10

After a 3-0 win over Sudan, Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba has surprisingly admitted his preference for playing away from home.

Shakes off to a winning start

2014-09-05 21:29

Shakes Mashaba’s second tenure in charge of Bafana Bafana got off to a perfect start as South Africa beat Sudan.

Meyiwa to skipper Bafana

2014-09-04 18:30

Orlando Pirates' goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa will lead Bafana Bafana in their crucial AFCON qualifying match against Sudan.

Mokotjo aims to restore pride

2014-09-02 20:01

Kamohelo Mokotjo believes Bafana Bafana owe it to South Africans to qualify for major tournaments around the world.

Shakes' Bafana bank on youth

2014-08-22 19:37

Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba has named several youngsters in his squad for their next two AFON qualifying matches.

SAFA sorry, withdraws appeal

2011-10-19 17:22

SAFA has apologised to the nation for Bafana Bafana failing to qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations and also withdrew its CAF appeal.

SAFA 'on wild goose chase'

2011-10-10 21:58

Kaizer Chiefs boss Kaizer Motaung and former Bafana coach Clive Barker say SAFA is off the mark in protesting SA's AFCON elimination.

Mosimane admits to failure

2011-10-09 13:46

Bafana Bafana coach Pitso Mosimane admits they could have done better after failing to qualify for the African Cup of Nations.

Bafana fail in AFCON bid

2011-10-08 19:42
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Bafana Bafana have - after much confusion - failed to qualify for the African Cup of Nations after a draw against Sierra Leone.

Pressure on Bafana?

2011-10-06 15:10

Sierra Leone's coach Lars-Olof Mattsson says all the pressure is on the home team, Bafana Bafana, ahead of their AFCON qualifier.

Bafana 'can handle' pressure

2011-10-05 19:29

Bafana Bafana striker Katlego Mphela is confident they'll be able to come up with the goods in their clash against Sierra Leone.

 

Bafana v Sudan tickets on sale

2014-11-01 15:56

Tickets for the AFCON 2015 qualifier between South Africa and Sudan at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban are now on sale.

Premier calls for Bafana support

2014-10-15 13:10

Limpopo Premier Stanley Mathabatha will have the honour of welcoming Bafana and Congo on the pitch ahead of their AFCON qualifier.

Congo coach calls Shakes out

2014-10-15 05:00

Congo-Brazzaville coach Claude le Roy has hit back at Shakes Mashaba for what he perceived to be disrespectful comments.

Serero wary of Congo backlash

2014-10-13 19:19

Bafana Bafana playmaker Thulani Serero expects a far tougher test against Congo-Brazzaville second time round.

Bafana are improving - Shakes

2014-10-12 13:06

Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba says his side is steadily improving in after their AFCON qualifier win over Congo.

Sudan stun African champions

2014-10-11 21:57

Sudan stunned Africa Cup of Nations title-holders Nigeria in a 2015 qualifier while Algeria, Ivory Coast and South Africa won away.

SAFA sounds Bafana battle cry

2014-10-09 20:30

SAFA president Danny Jordaan has rallied around Bafana Bafana as they departed for Congo for their AFCON qualifier.

History backs Bafana

2014-10-09 15:30

Bafana Bafana leave for Congo with the history books favouring them to get a result against a strong Congo side.

Bafana prep going smoothly

2014-10-06 16:03

Bafana Bafana team manager Barney Kujane says preparations are going smoothly ahead of their AFCON qualifier against Congo.

Shakes bemoans goal-shy Bafana

2014-09-11 08:30

Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba says they should have comfortably defeated Nigeria.

Cameroon thrash Ivory Coast

2014-09-10 19:15

A new Cameroon team has continued a great start to 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying by thrashing star-stacked Ivory Coast.

Bafana to stay grounded

2014-09-08 08:49

Midfielder Sibusiso Vilakazi says Bafana must keep their feet grounded after a good start to their AFCON qualification campaign.

Bafana brace for Nigeria duel

2014-09-06 10:37

Bafana Bafana have arrived back in SA following their 3-0 victory over Sudan in their opening 2015 AFCON qualifier.

Furman wary of tricky elements

2014-09-04 21:04

Bafana Bafana's Dean Furman says getting over the sweltering conditions in Sudan will be key in their AFCON qualifier.

Khune's injury an old one - Doc

2014-09-03 22:13

Bafana Bafana team doctor Thulani Ngwenya says goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune was carrying an injury from February.

Amajita trio delights Ngcongca

2014-09-01 22:23

Anele Ngcongca has welcomed the decision to include three members of the South Africa under-20 team in the squad.

Mosimane targets AFCON 2013

2012-01-09 20:43

Bafana Bafana coach Pitso Mosimane believes closer co-operation will ensure they are prepared for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations.

SAFA officially files protest

2011-10-10 22:29

SAFA has officially filed a protest letter to the Confederation of African Football following SA's AFCON elimination.

SAFA confident in appeal

2011-10-10 18:42

SAFA is serious about its appeal regarding the outcome of the 2012 African Cup of Nations qualifying campaign.

Bafana coach sad, confused

2011-10-08 22:17
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SA coach Pitso Mosimane feels like he failed the nation as confusion regarding the rules saw them miss out on AFCON qualifying.

Nigeria out of AFCON 2012

2011-10-08 18:28

Nigeria have failed to qualify for the 2012 African Cup of Nations after they drew at home against Guinea.

Bafana must avoid panic

2011-10-05 21:46

Bafana Bafana striker Bernard Parker says staying calm will be vital for them to leap past Sierra Leone in their AFCON qualifier.

Mokoena calls on Bafana's fans

2011-10-02 16:19

SA's Lebohang Mokoena has called on fans to support the team and not exert extra pressure ahead of their clash with Sierra Leone.

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