SuperSport exit Confed Cup

2014-03-30 13:01

SuperSport United were sent crashing out the Caf Confederation Cup as Tunisian club Etoile du Sahel romped to a second-leg victory.

Blatter happy with Confed Cup

2013-07-01 20:36

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has declared the Confederations Cup a success despite clashes between police and protesters.

Ruthless Brazil thump Spain

2013-07-01 06:42

Brazil have humbled world and European Champions Spain with a crushing win in the Confederations Cup final.

Italy shows it's on the rise

2013-06-28 16:00

Italy go home from the Confederations Cup with their heads held high and aware it's a team on the rise with the SWC a year away.

Motaung: Players aren't horses

2013-06-27 10:12

Kaizer Chiefs general manager Bobby Motaung says his players are overplayed and therefore need a break from international duty.

Calls for late starts at SWC

2013-06-26 21:00

Alvaro Arbeloa believes matches at next year's SWC should kick off in the evenings to spare players from the heat and humidity.

FIFA urged to silence 'liar'

2013-06-25 19:33

Sergio Ramos has urged FIFA to silence the journalist claiming Spanish players played strip-poker during an alcohol-fuelled party.

Uruguay thrash Tahiti

2013-06-24 07:36

Uruguay's reserves have thrashed Tahiti , taking the South Americans into a Confederations Cup semi-final with Brazil.

Mexico edge Japan

2013-06-23 10:22

Javier Hernandez scored two headers and missed a stoppage time penalty as Mexico notched a consolation win over Japan.

FIFA won't cancel Confed Cup

2013-06-21 17:30

FIFA has no plans to cancel the Confed Cup in Brazil despite the violent anti-government protests spreading across the country.

Luiz suffers broken nose

2013-06-20 19:45

Brazil defender David Luiz has broken his nose during his country's victory over Mexico at the Confederations Cup.

Nigeria swamp Tahiti in opener

2013-06-18 07:39

Nnamdi Oduamadi claimed a hat-trick as Nigeria shook off the jet lag to thrash minnows Tahiti in their opening Confederations Cup game.

Torres sounds Spanish warning

2013-06-15 20:42

Striker Fernando Torres has a stark message for anyone who thinks Spain might take their foot off the gas.

Brazilian vuvuzela banned

2013-06-01 08:44

The official instrument of the 2014 World Cup has been banned from the Confederations Cup because of safety concerns.

Kaka axed from Brazil squad

2013-05-14 17:50

Ronaldinho and Kaka are two of the most notable names missing from the Brazil squad announced to take part in the Confederations Cup

FIFA picks GoalControl system

2013-04-02 16:21

FIFA has picked the GoalControl goal-line technology system as its preferred choice ahead of the 2014 Soccer World Cup in Brazil.

R176m purse for Confed Cup

2013-02-15 19:32

FIFA has confirmed a total prize purse of R176 million for the Confederations Cup and R36 million in prize money for the winner.

Blatter lauds Brazilian efforts

2012-12-01 16:12

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has lauded Brazil for its efforts to get ready for the Confederations Cup - a tune-up to the 2014 World Cup.

Italy qualify for Confed Cup

2012-06-29 15:31

Italy has qualified for the 2013 Confederations Cup in Brazil by reaching the final of the European Championship against Spain.

Stadium roads to be closed

2009-06-25 09:28

Johannesburg motorists have been urged to use alternative routes, as roads around Coca-Cola Park stadium will be closed from 13:00 for the Confederations Cup match.

World Cup gives art a boost

2009-06-16 15:51

From stark images of kids chasing a home-made soccer ball to sleek bronze footballers sculpted in mid-kick - the buzz around 2010 has hit the art world.

Confed Cup: Army helps fight crime

2009-06-11 12:47

The SA National Defence Force is assisting the police in crime prevention operations in Johannesburg to create "safe-zones" for the Confederations Cup.

Soweto hopes to score

2009-06-08 14:31

Residents of Soweto are hoping to benefit from soccer tourists – despite the stigma that it’s not safe.

2010 upgrade to cost R600m

2009-05-30 18:23

More than R600m is being spent in Tshwane on infrastructure upgrades for the 2010 soccer world cup, the municipality says.

Confed airspace to be restricted

2009-05-28 07:44

Airspace restrictions during the Confederations Cup may affect the aviation industry's day-to-day operations, the Civil Aviation Authority has warned.


Webb gives GLT the thumbs-up

2013-07-01 20:36

Howard Webb has said that referees will have full confidence in football's goal-line technology, which will be used at the 2014 SWC.

Italy take bronze at Confed

2013-07-01 07:04

Italy have beaten Uruguay in a penalty shoot-out in Salvador in the match for third place at football's Confederations Cup.

Neymar ready for Spain

2013-06-28 20:03

Neymar has vowed to help fire Brazil to a third straight Confederations Cup title at the expense of world champions Spain.

Neymar proving critics wrong

2013-06-28 15:00

Neymar has already done a lot at the Confederations Cup to erase many of the doubts about what he can do for Brazil.

Brazil seal final berth

2013-06-26 23:11

Brazil have beaten Uruguay in dramatic fashion to seal a place in the final of the Confederations Cup on homesoil.

Neymar 'fooling' referees

2013-06-26 07:50

Uruguay captain Diego Lugano has accused Brazil star Neymar of fooling referees during the Confederations Cup.

Spain lash out at media report

2013-06-25 13:34

Spain dismissed a report accusing them of hosting a party at their hotel in Recife with alcohol, women and a game of strip-poker.

Spain book Italy date in semis

2013-06-24 07:29

Spain set up a Confederations Cup semi-final reunion with Euro 2012 final victims Italy after beating Nigeria.

Brazil too good for Italy

2013-06-23 10:15

Goals from Dante, Neymar and a brace from Fred gave Brazil a well-deserved victory over Italy in the Confederations Cup.

Centurion Forlan sinks Nigeria

2013-06-21 06:49

Diego Forlan marked his 100th international appearance with a magnificent winning goal as Uruguay beat Nigeria.

Neymar strikes as Brazil win

2013-06-20 06:48

A brilliant Neymar has helped Brazil to a comfortable victory over Mexico in their Confederations Cup clash.

Spain ease past Uruguay

2013-06-17 10:57

Spain cruised to an easy victory over Uruguay in their Confederations Cup opener with goals from Pedro and Roberto Soldado.

Pele asks fans not to boo

2013-06-11 21:35

Soccer great Pele has appealed to Brazil's notoriously fickle fans to get behind their team during the upcoming Confederations Cup.

Part of stadium roof collapses

2013-05-27 17:22

A small part of the roof of a stadium set to host Confederations Cup matches in Brazil has collapsed.

FIFA upset over stadium delays

2013-04-17 20:00

FIFA has expressed alarm about repeated delays in readying the Brasilia stadium for the Confederations Cup and the World Cup.

FIFA stadium concerns deepen

2013-03-07 21:07

FIFA general secretary Jerome Valcke says he doesn't know if Rio's Maracana Stadium will be ready for June's Confederations Cup.

Brazil to open against Japan

2012-12-01 16:39

Hosts Brazil will face Japan in the opening match of the Confederations Cup on June 15 next year in Brasilia.

FIFA has doubts over Brazil

2012-10-16 20:04

FIFA general secretary Jerome Valcke has voiced doubts that Brazil will have all six stadiums ready for the Confederations Cup next year.

FIFA unveils CONFED logo

2012-02-01 19:38

FIFA unveiled the 2013 Confederations Cup logo and confirmed that Brasilia will host the tournament's opening match.

Big screen erected in Soshanguve

2009-06-20 16:22

A big screen for Confederations Cup public viewing has been erected at the Soshanguve sports ground.

Confed parking causing chaos

2009-06-14 14:37

Johannesburg metro police have "urgently" notified fans attending the Confederations Cup that parking at the University of Witwatersrand is full.

OR Tambo ready for Confed cup

2009-06-10 13:44

There will be increased metro police visibility around the OR Tambo International Airport to ensure passenger safety during Confederations Cup, says the airport.

Entry permits for Jhb residents

2009-06-04 17:04

Business owners and residents near Coca-Cola Park stadium need to get special permits for their vehicles to enter the area during Confederations Cup games.

iBurst celebrates SA's anthem

2009-05-29 10:12

Broadband internet provider, iBurst, has launched its MyAnthem campaign in a bid to ensure that every South African knows the words of the national anthem.

Davids shrugs off criticism

2009-05-20 14:30

Bafana midfielder Lance Davids has shrugged off the controversy surrounding his call up to coach Joel Santana's provisional squad.

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