Racial edicts in the form of the current empowerment regime have been presented as a non-negotiable by President Ramaphosa, writes Terence Corrigan.
The Malagasy Football Federation has apologised to the South African Football Federation after declining their invitation to play in a friendly.
SAFA has confirmed that fans will be given free entry to the Bafana Bafana international friendly against Madagascar.
SAFA has confirmed that Bafana Bafana will welcome Madagascar to the Orlando Stadium for an international friendly on Saturday.
Banyana Banyana beat Madagascar to claim a spot in the semi-finals of the COSAFA Women's Championship.
Madagascar coach Nicolas Dupuis conceded it would be difficult for the AFCON debutants to eclipse their run this year in future tournaments.
Madagascar coach Nicolas Dupuis wants the Indian Ocean islanders to "keep dreaming together" as they face Tunisia for a spot in the semi-finals.
Africa Cup of Nations debutants Madagascar kept their remarkable run going with a penalty shootout victory over the DR Congo to secure a place in the quarter-finals.
Theirs is a squad comprised largely of players from the lower tiers of French football, but Madagascar have emerged as the surprise team at this year's AFCON.
Marco Ilaimaharitra of fairytale Africa Cup of Nations last-16 qualifiers Madagascar will miss the match against the Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday.
Madagascar are on the verge of making the last 16 in their first Africa Cup of Nations after Marco Ilaimaharitra scored to earn a win over Burundi.
Bafana Bafana's friendly against Madagascar this Saturday has been called off after the island nation decided to withdraw from the encounter.
Bafana Bafana coach Molefi Ntseki has blasted the ongoing xenophobic attacks which have somehow damaged relationships within the African states.
SAFA are reportedly in talks with Madagascar in the hopes of finding a replacement opponent for Bafana Bafana after Zambia pulled out due to Xenophobic attacks.
Madagascar coach Nicolas Dupuis conceded it would be difficult for the Africa Cup of Nations debutants to eclipse their run to this year's quarter-finals in future tournaments.
Tunisia ended Madagascar's fairytale Africa Cup of Nations run in the quarter-finals with a dominant win over the tournament debutants.
Before the AFCON Madagascar were best known for the tongue-twisting surnames of their players but beat Nigeria and now face Tunisia in the quarter-finals.
Democratic Republic of Congo sharpshooter Cedric Bakambu is relishing the chance to face giantkillers Madagascar in an Africa Cup of Nations last-16 clash in Egypt.
Madagascar is gripped by football fever as the country's team enjoys an unexpected run at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Madagascan President Andry Rajoelina has chartered a special plane to take football fans to Egypt for the Africa Cup of Nations.
Africa Cup of Nations debutants Madagascar secured a first ever point at the tournament after an entertaining draw against Guinea in their Group B opener.
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