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Burkina Faso challenges FIFA order to replay fixed game

2017-09-19 21:48

The Burkina Faso football federation has challenged FIFA's ruling to replay a World Cup qualifying game because the referee was corrupt.

SWC ticket sales start Thursday

2017-09-12 20:07

FIFA announced Tuesday that ticket sales for the 2018 World Cup will begin on Thursday, nine months to the day that the tournament kicks off in Russia.

South Africa to discuss 'devastating' FIFA order

2017-09-10 09:00

South Africa football bosses will meet to discuss a "devastating" FIFA order that a 2018 World Cup qualifier against Senegal must be replayed.

An open letter to Safa president and the exco

2017-09-10 06:12

Dear Danny and Safa executive members. Seven years ago, I wrote an open letter to the SA Football Association (Safa). I feel compelled to do so again.

Burkina Faso to sue FIFA over Bafana replay

2017-09-08 11:46

The Burkina Faso Football Federation plans to sue FIFA over its decision to order a replay of the 2018 Soccer World Cup qualifier between SA and Senegal.

Minnows Cape Verde eye fairytale SWC berth

2017-09-07 21:06

Cape Verde are in contention for a shock Soccer World Cup spot with successive wins over Bafana Bafana.

Mweene: I knew which way Mahrez was going

2017-09-07 14:24

Zambia goalkeeper Kennedy Mweene says his homework paid off when he saved Algeria forward Riyad Mahrez's penalty kick on Tuesday night.

Bafana: A horror movie where nobody survives

2017-09-07 09:26

Supporting Bafana Bafana is like watching a horror movie where nobody survives, writes Lloyd Burnard.

As it happened: Bafana 1-2 Cape Verde Islands

2017-09-05 21:30

Follow all the LIVE action as it happened on the 2018 Soccer World Cup qualifier between South Africa and Cape Verde.

China out of World Cup despite victory

2017-09-05 19:16

China's faint hopes of qualifying for next year's World Cup finals in Russia finally ended despite securing the victory they needed in Qatar.

 

Pressing Issues: Bafana’s free fall a good opportunity for Safa to show vision

2017-09-17 08:30

When you hit rock bottom, there is no way but up – so goes the old adage. Can this latest rock in the road spur Bafana to rebuild

SAFA accepts FIFA replay ruling, but ...

2017-09-12 10:28

SAFA President Danny Jordaan has confirmed that the organisation will not contest FIFA's decision to order a replay of the 2018 SWC qualifier between Bafana and Senegal if there is evidence of match manipulation.

Fair play or not?

2017-09-10 06:26

This week might go down as the worst in Bafana Bafana history, writes Timothy Molobi.

Nigeria targeting Chelsea striker

2017-09-08 20:00

The Nigerian Football Federation hope to convince Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham, 19, to choose the Super Eagles over England.

Fears of World Cup without Messi as Argentina stutter

2017-09-07 23:06

Argentina's poor run of results in SWC qualifiers has left everyone contemplating the unthinkable.

SAFA may appeal FIFA replay order

2017-09-07 20:18

South Africa may appeal a FIFA decision ordering the replay of a 2018 World Cup qualifier against Senegal after the referee manipulated the result.

The final nail in Bafana’s coffin?

2017-09-07 14:15

Sy Lerman dissects the implications of FIFA's decision to replay the controversial SWC qualifier in which Bafana beat Senegal.

WATCH: 'Handball' incident that led to Bafana replay

2017-09-07 08:36

Watch the "handball" incident that led to FIFA ordering the 2018 Soccer World Cup qualifier between Bafana Bafana and Senegal to be replayed.

Iraq snuff out UAE's World Cup hopes

2017-09-05 20:29

Ayman Hussein's first-half header gave Iraq victory over United Arab Emirates, ending their slim hopes of reaching next year's World Cup in Russia.

No time for experiments in World Cup qualifiers

2017-09-03 06:36

Ever more national coaches are reverting to their tried and tested players when the going gets tough in international football.

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