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Philemon Masinga's daughter shares a heartfelt tribute to her father on his birthday

Ranked as one of the all time leading goalscorers of Bafana Bafana with 18 strikes to his name, football legend Philemon "Chippa" Masinga is celebrating his 52nd heavenly birthday, today. The 1996 AFCON winning forward tragedly succumbed to his death on 13 January 2019 at Johannesburg Hospital after a long battle with cancer.

  13 hours ago ago
Philemon Masinga's daughter shares a heartfelt tribute to her father on his birthday

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Meet Sadio Mane's alleged SAn GF

Speculations and rumors about Sadio Mane, a Senegalese international and forward for Liverpool FC, have been rampant in recent weeks. The rumored relationship between the 2021 AFCON winning captain and local sports broadcaster and TV presenter Carol Tshabalala has been a constant source of headlines in South Africa.

  14 hours ago ago
Meet Sadio Mane's alleged SAn GF

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2 "Bafana" Concept Jerseys Inpired By 2 Historic Moments(2010 World Cup and 1996)?

The last time "Bafana" won the AFCON it was back in 1996. However these days they are even struggling to qualify for the competition. It was difficult for them to get a positive results in Morocco. They will be hoping to get positive results in September.

  15 days ago ago
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Dean Furman Picks This Duo As The Future Of South African Football

South African football has been in the news lately for a variety of things. This is relating to the national team after they kicked off the AFCON qualifiers against Morocco. We've seen many players come and go for Bafana Bafana and other left a mark. This star will feel that he has the right to speak on South African football as he captained the national team.

  13 days ago ago
Dean Furman Picks This Duo As The Future Of South African Football

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South Africa move up in the Latest FIFA Rankings despite recent defeat to Morocco

Despite their defeat by Morocco in the qualifying competition for the 2023 African Cup of Nations, Bafana Bafana have climbed up the latest FIFA rankings. The rankings were published on Thursday and Hugo Broo's team is now ranked 68th, just one place higher than the last ranking published by world football's governing body.

  5 days ago ago
South Africa move up in the Latest FIFA Rankings despite recent defeat to Morocco

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Danny Jordaan to be a new SAFA president again

After the whole lot of drama regarding SAFA elections ,President of the South African Football Association ( SAFA ) Danny Jordaan had sadly won again in the recent elections.Aftet Bafana Bafana failed to qualify for the African Cup of Nations and World Cup several times in the past years , the results proves he is still needed.

  3 days ago ago
Danny Jordaan to be a new SAFA president again

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Orlando Pirates is in dilemma for parting ways with Gabadinho Mhango

Maybe Pirates should keep Gabadinho Mhango bagged a brace as Malawi started their Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign with a win, while Ghana dropped points on Sunday afternoon. Malawi began their Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign off to a positive start with a 2-1 win over Ethiopia.Orlando Pirates forward Gabadinho Mhango, who starred at last year's Afcon, opened the scoring on 10 minutes for the penalty spot.

  23 days ago ago
Orlando Pirates is in dilemma for parting ways with Gabadinho Mhango

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Another Done Deal For Kaizer Chiefs, R10 Millon Target To Be Unveiled Next Week?

Since the end of the turbulent 2021/22 season, Kaizer Chiefs have made all the right sounds and alongside the appointment of club legend Arthur Zwein as the club's permanent head coach, the club have confirmed three new signings, with a fourth reported set to follow immediately after the deal.

  17 days ago ago
Another Done Deal For Kaizer Chiefs, R10 Millon Target To Be Unveiled Next Week?

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Mamelodi Sundowns Coach Defends Lakay's Performance in Bafana Game

In Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers, the South African senior national team was defeated by Morocco. Bafana failed to defend a one-goal advantage and ultimately lost the game by a score of 2-1 after the host team scored two goals in the second half. Lakay was pressured at the left back position by Achraf Hakimi, who produced a couple of crosses that were missed by his teammates.

  14 days ago ago
Mamelodi Sundowns Coach Defends Lakay's Performance in Bafana Game

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AFCON qualifications Group Tables after Nigeria won 10-0, and Sierra Leone drew 2-2 today

AFCON qualifications Group Tables after Nigeria won 10-0, and Sierra Leone drew 2-2 today In the qualifying for the African Cup of Nations, which took place today, Nigeria traveled to Sao Tome and Principe in the hopes of continuing their unbeaten streak so far. The young striker Victor Osimhen of The Super scored the game's first goal with a header.

  14 days ago ago
AFCON qualifications Group Tables after Nigeria won 10-0, and Sierra Leone drew 2-2 today

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Bafana Announce Starting Lineup For Tonight’s Game

Starting Lineup Announced for Tonight's Bafana Game For tonight's game, the starting lineup for Bafana Bafana has been confirmed. The senior South African national team is currently in Morocco for a set of qualifications for the Africa Cup of Nations Cup. After missing out on the Continental tournament earlier this year, South Africa will be seeking to qualify for the next Afcon.

  19 days ago ago
Bafana Announce Starting Lineup For Tonight’s Game

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Salah-less Egypt suffer surprising defeat to Ethiopia in AFCON 2023 qualifiers

Egypt's injured captain Mohamed Salah was severely missed as Egypt lost 2-0 to Ethiopia in 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifying on Thursday. After defying his club last Sunday and playing in a win against Guinea despite not being entirely fit, the prolific Liverpool scorer was forced to withdraw due to a strain.

  18 days ago ago
Salah-less Egypt suffer surprising defeat to Ethiopia in AFCON 2023 qualifiers

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Peter Shalulile scores AGAIN at FNB Stadium, This time for Namibia in AFCON qualifying

https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=https://www.thesouthafrican.com/sport/soccer/peter-shalulile-scores-again-at-fnb-stadium-this-time-for-namibia-in-afcon-2023-qualifying-mamelodi-sundowns-latest-result-exclusive-trending-tam-news-group-c/amp&ved=2ahUKEwibueOngZb4AhXHiFwKHfRRAhQQFnoECAcQAQ&usg=AOvVaw2Xq5E2qJxji55iKJC5vyn5 Namibia have been not able to get their qualifying for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) off to a triumphing begin once they settled for a 1-1 draw towards Burundi on the FNB Stadium on Saturday.

  23 days ago ago
Peter Shalulile scores AGAIN at FNB Stadium, This time for Namibia in AFCON qualifying

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Bafana Coach Broos Reacts Ahead Of Morocco Game

Before the game against Morocco, Bafana's coach, Broos, talked about his ideas. Hugo Broos, the coach of Bafana Bafana, has shared his thoughts before tonight's game. Tonight, South Africa's senior national team will go to Morocco to play in qualifying games for the Africa Cup of Nations.

  16 days ago ago
Bafana Coach Broos Reacts Ahead Of Morocco Game

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No Superman can Defend "3v1" Wing Play :Steve Defends Lyle Lakay

At the point when Bafana took on Morocco for their AFCON qualifiers. We saw something surprising done by Morocco, They instructed "Bafana" a major football lesson,It was fantastic, sooner or later there were 3 players consuming Lyle Lakay space turning the ball among themselves.

  18 days ago ago
No Superman can Defend

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Broos Issues Injury Update

In front of Bafana's 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Morocco this week in Rabat, Hugo Broos has given a physical issue update from the public group camp. Bafana headed out to Morocco this previous end of the week, showing up in Rabat on Sunday, for their initial qualifier for the 2023 AFCON.

  23 days ago ago
Broos Issues Injury Update

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Bafana begin Afcon quest after shattered World Cup dreams laid to rest

On Sunday, an enervated Bafana Bafana squad arrived in Rabat, Morocco, following a lengthy 21-hour journey. The men's senior national team has a point to prove to the rest of Africa as they have been preparing to start playing competitive football again. Coach Hugo Broos and his charges have, for months, mourned a 1-0 defeat against Ghana that ended Bafana's chances of qualifying for the World Cup in Qatar later this year.

  19 days ago ago
Bafana begin Afcon quest after shattered World Cup dreams laid to rest

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South Africa Loses to Morocco in Afcon qualification despite being brave on the night

On Thursday, Morocco came back from a goal down to defeat Bafana Bafana 2-1 at the Prince Moulay Abdellah Stadium in Rabat in their 2023 African Cup of Nations qualifier. Lyle Foster gave Bafana the lead in the eighth minute of their Group K match, but goals from Youssef En-Neysri in the 51st minute and Ayoub El-Kaabi in the 87th minute secured the hosts' comeback.

  18 days ago ago
South Africa Loses to Morocco in Afcon qualification despite being brave on the night

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Bafana Coach Broos Reacts Ahead Of Morocco Game

Before the match against Morocco, Bafana coach Broos gave his thoughts. Prior to this evening's game, Bafana Bafana coach Hugo Broos has given his thoughts. This evening, South Africa's senior national team will travel to Morocco to play in the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

  19 days ago ago
Bafana Coach Broos Reacts Ahead Of Morocco Game

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Hugo Broos is not bothered by accusations

Bafana Bafana head coach Hugo Broos says he is not bothered by cheap accusations directed at him.The Belgian born coach received a huge criticism from the former Bafana Bafana midfielder Doctor Khumalo after he lost 5-0 to World Cup champions France.Broos said"to me I felt it was a success to collect 13 points from the World Cup qualifiers.

  23 days ago ago
Hugo Broos is not bothered by accusations