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Safa Working On High Profile European Friendlies For Bafana

The SA Football Association (Safa) is haggling with European nations to play against Bafana in two high profile amicable matches during the following worldwide window in March.

Safa president Danny Jordaan, who is in Cameroon for the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals, told TimesLIVE talks were progressing with a couple of top European nations.

"There are arrangements with a couple of top European nations, however these are progressing and at present we can't share any subtleties," said Jordaan.

With SA having passed up the African World Cup end of the season games, regardless of their allure for Fifa over the refereeing choices in their last game, there is an open door for something like two amicable matches in March.

There are numerous European nations who have equipped for the World Cup and are searching for adversaries from different landmasses, who play an alternate style of football, to assist them with getting ready for the competition in Qatar in November.

SA and the Ivory Coast are the best African choices for March friendlies and have been drawn closer as potential rivals by a few European nations going to the World Cup.

For Bafana, it will be a significant move forward to play against driving European groups following quite a while of behind schedule organized friendlies against less liked local rivals.

The generally unpracticed and youthful public group of mentor Hugo Broos will likewise profit from the open door and experience of playing against top nations.

SA last played external the African landmass on a two-match visit to focal America against Costa Rica and Honduras in 2015 and got back unbeaten.

In 2012, the group went to Brazil for a well disposed and in 2014 to Australia and New Zealand.

Their last European outing was a 2012 well disposed in Poland when new mentor Gordon Igesund was beginning.


Source: https://www.timeslive.co.za/sport/soccer/2022-01-18-safa-working-on-high-profile-european-friendlies-for-bafana/

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