South Africa suspend head coach Mashaba

South Africa head coach Ephraim ‘Shakes’ Mashaba has been suspended from his position with immediate effect and will not be involved in the country’s friendly away to Mozambique on Tuesday. The South African Football Association (SAFA) confirmed the decision in an announcement on Sunday. In what the association called a “regrettable incident”, Mashaba publicly criticised

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Safa overhaul underway – Jordaan

South African Football Association (Safa) president Danny Jordaan has promised a new era for the South African national football team that will see a new name, new technical staff and a new technical sponsor. He stressed this was not a witch hunt because Bafana Bafana lost to Nigeria in the CHAN tournament on Sunday but

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Khune sad to miss Nigeria clash

Bafana Bafana captain Itumeleng Khune has been ruled out of the African Nations Championship Group A clash against Nigeria on Sunday. “I was really looking forward to this match as it is one that will decide our fate in the tournament,” Khune said on Saturday. “I am very sad and disappointed that I will not

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Bafana surge in Fifa rankings

Bafana Bafana climbed eight places in the Fifa world rankings, moving to 54th place, with their win over Mozambique in the Chan tournament. South Africa have lost two of their last 10 games, winning six of them, also beating world champions, Spain. Spain remain the best team in the world according to the latest world

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