Rivals eye SAFA presidency

2013-09-26 16:19

Danny Jordaan and "Shoes" Mazibuko will go toe-to-toe in a bid to succeed outgoing SAFA president Kirsten Nematandani.

SAFA election deadline looms

2013-08-27 13:00

The nominations for the position of president of SAFA, which will be decided at the upcoming SAFA elections, are due this week.

SAFA presidency race hots up

2013-07-29 17:00

SAFA president Kirsten Nematandani believes he will have more success in the post if his term is extended to a second term.

Sponsor boost for Banyana

2013-06-25 13:50

Banyana Banyana have extended their sponsorship deal with Sasol until 2017, the South African Football Association announced.

FIFA rules give Bafana hope

2013-06-19 19:30

Bafana Bafana have been given a second glimmer of hope as their SWC qualifying prospects continued to tip-toe back from the dead.

Bafana match full of history

2013-06-14 14:30

SAFA president, Kirsten Nematandani has said that Bafana Bafana’s FIFA SWC qualifier against Ethiopia is a historical one.

SAFA: Claude an inspiration

2013-06-05 07:47

SAFA president Kirsten Nematandani hopes Bafana Bafana can draw inspiration from Claude Moshiywa's achievement.

SAFA congratulate Pirates

2013-05-06 09:13

Kirsten Nematandani has congratulated Pirates on their triumph in the CAF Champions League, after Bucs eliminated TP Mazembe.

Bafana v Spain clash mooted

2013-04-18 18:21

SAFA is seeking to match Bafana Bafana against world champions Spain in commemoration of former president Nelson Mandela's birthday.

SAFA to face judicial inquiry

2013-04-05 14:13

A judicial inquiry will be conducted into alleged 2010 soccer match-fixing in South Africa, the sport ministry has said.

FIFA warns SA government

2013-03-31 22:34

FIFA has written to the South African government warning them against a judicial inquiry into the recent soccer match-fixing scandals.

SAFA to review fixing report

2013-02-17 15:06

SAFA says its national executive committee will meet later this week to discuss a FIFA report into match fixing.

SAFA: Let's support AFCON

2013-02-05 11:00

SAFA president Kirsten Nematandani has urged the South African population to continue supporting the AFCON.

SAFA boss lauds Bafana spirit

2013-01-27 22:21

SAFA president Kirsten Nematandani believes Bafana Bafana can go all the way in AFCON 2013 after they reached the quarter-finals.

SAFA's Nematandani reinstated

2013-01-05 08:29

The five SAFA officials suspended last month over a 2010 Soccer World Cup friendlies match-fixing scandal have been reinstated.

SAFA launches match fixing probe

2012-12-17 17:32

The South African Football Association has launched a probe into match fixing of friendlies before the 2010 Soccer World Cup.

SAFA waits on fixing verdict

2012-12-13 20:00

SAFA is waiting on a verdict after a FIFA investigation into the alleged match-fixing of Bafana's friendly games was completed.

SAFA condemns bus attack

2012-11-15 12:20

SAFA has condemned "in the strongest of terms", the attack on the Zambian football team bus by two youths.

SAFA saddened by deaths

2012-11-12 20:47

The deaths of four soccer players in a weekend crash is too tragic and difficult to grasp, the SA Football Association says.

SAFA shocked at coach death

2012-10-19 08:14

SAFA president Kirsten Nematandani says they have been shocked by the death of assistant Bafana Bafana coach Thomas Madigage.

'Signs of hope' for Bafana

2012-09-14 11:12

SAFA president Kirsten Nematandani believes Bafana Bafana showed a number of positive signs in their two international friendlies.

SAFA: Cheating rife in SA

2012-08-27 09:22

Cheating amongst players, officials and referees continues to run rampant, according to SAFA president Kirsten Nematandani.

SAFA still want Komphela

2012-07-02 18:16

SAFA president Kirsten Nematandani says they still want to utilise the services of the Free State Stars coach Steve Komphela.

SAFA NEC will decide SA coach

2012-06-26 14:04

SAFA has set the record straight on insinuations doing rounds regarding the appointment of the new Bafana coach.

SAFA deny reported 'coup'

2012-05-07 14:22

The SA Football Association has cleared the air on reports of a "coup" involving the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations chairmanship.


SAFA face host of problems

2013-09-04 19:00

SAFA says that it faces a host of problems in staging the CAF African Nations Cup Championship (Chan) in January.

Nematandani vows to fight on

2013-08-21 20:00

SAFA president Kirsten Nematandani has vowed to continue the fight to retain his position at the helm of South African soccer.

Bafana to honour Madiba

2013-07-05 17:00

Bafana Bafana will play two friendlies within the space of four days in August, in honour of former president Nelson Mandela.

Bafana gear up for Cosafa Cup

2013-06-20 09:07

Bafana Bafana are eyeing success in the upcoming Cosafa Cup after the disappointment of missing out on 2014 SWC qualification.

SAFA to keep Igesund

2013-06-18 20:30

SAFA president Kirsten Nematandani has said that Bafana Bafana coach Gordon Igesund's future is not under discussion.

SAFA begs for Bafana support

2013-06-07 19:24

SAFA President Kirsten Nematandani has urged the country to rally behind Bafana in their quest for 2014 World Cup qualification.

SAFA congratulate Chiefs

2013-05-16 17:33

SAFA president Kirsten Nematandani congratulated Kaizer Chiefs on winning the PSL title for the first time in eight seasons.

SAFA: Give our stadium back!

2013-04-30 18:51

The South African Football Association wants government to return the FNB stadium to the association.

SAFA backs match fixing inquiry

2013-04-07 10:00

SAFA has unanimously endorsed and approved the agreement to appoint a judicial inquiry into alleged match fixing.

Match fixing talks called off

2013-04-03 19:12

Reported talks on soccer match fixing between Sport Minister Fikile Mbalula, SAFA, and football body FIFA have been called off.

SAFA red flag for Sascoc

2013-02-25 10:30

Sascoc has expressed concern at the allegations that SAFA is bankrupt and about tensions among executive committee members.

AFCON a 'resounding success'

2013-02-11 15:17

SA Football Association president Kirsten Nematandani has hailed the Africa Cup of Nations as a "resounding" success.

Igesund to stay Bafana coach?

2013-02-04 15:00

Gordon Igesund's position as coach of the national team has not been threatened by Bafana's exit in the AFCON, according to SAFA.

SAFA is not hiding: Chimhavi

2013-01-05 15:23

SAFA is not hiding from the public in the wake of a match-fixing scandal, according to the body's spokesperson, Dominic Chimhavi.

Hawks to swoop on SAFA brass

2012-12-20 07:30

The Hawks are poised to arrest top soccer officials in connection with the alleged R8m match-fixing scam involving SA games.

SAFA boss suspended

2012-12-17 11:54

SAFA president Kirsten Nematandani has been suspended in the wake of a FIFA report into a match-fixing scandal.

Zambia accept SAFA apology

2012-11-16 10:24

FA of Zambia president Kalusha Bwalya says they have accepted an apology from SAFA over the stoning of their team bus.

SAFA restructuring goes ahead

2012-11-14 17:53

Restructuring at SAFA is set to continue after a failed application by banking union BIFAWU to halt the process.

'New era for women's soccer'

2012-11-08 15:23

SAFA believes Banyana Banyana's progress to the final of the African Women's Champs will herald a new era for women's soccer.

SAFA boss slams hooligans

2012-10-01 14:55

Hooliganism within South African football must be eliminated as soon as possible, SAFA president Kirsten Nematandani has said.

Kirsten has faith in Gordon

2012-08-29 11:59

Bafana coach Gordon Igesund has received the backing of SAFA president Kirsten Nematandani, as he prepares for his first match.

Changes loom at SAFA

2012-08-26 15:58

SAFA is set to streamline its structure and budget after a meeting of the body's national executive committee.

Bafana warning for Igesund

2012-07-01 17:45

SAFA has warned new Bafana Bafana coach Gordon Igesund that he must meet its expectations or prepare to lose his job.

SAFA congratulates Leopards

2012-05-14 07:31

The South African Football Association has congratulated the Black Leopards for progressing to the last 16 of the CAF Cup.

SAFA blasts media reports

2012-05-04 07:47

SAFA has slammed reports suggesting their senior officials will receive hefty bonuses for organising the AFCON on home soil.

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