South African Football Association

By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 7th, 2013
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With only 12 days to the kick-off of the continental showpiece in Johannesburg, the South African Football Association (Safa) reinstated five officials who were put on “special leave” after the International Federation of Association Football’s (Fifa) allegations that South African ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Dec 15th, 2012
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A FIFA report into match fixing ahead of the 2010 World Cup has found compelling evidence that one or more games played by Bafana Bafana in the build-up to the global spectacle were fixed. The report identifies various SAFA officials who interacted with the syndicate and FIFA has recommended that fur...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
May 4th, 2012
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Soccer City in Johannesburg will hold the opening game and final of next year’s African Nations Cup finals, the South African sports minister Fikile Mbalula said on Friday as all the host cities were announced. The rest of the 16-team tournament will be played in Durban, Nelspruit, Port Elizabe...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Mar 27th, 2012
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The South African cities hoping to stage matches at next year’s 2013 Africa Cup of Nations will learn their fates on 4 April. Eight cities presented bids to the local organising committee on Monday. They had been due to make their cases on Friday but requested more time to prepare. Johannesburg...
By benim
In Egypt
May 26th, 2011
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The crucial African Cup qualifier between Egypt and South Africa has been moved to a military stadium in Cairo to assure tighter security. The South African Football Association said Thursday it had been informed by Egypt’s federation that the June 5 game would be played at the 22,000-seat Cair...