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Bafana Bafana coach fired after failing to qualify for AFCON

Bafana Bafana coach fired after failing to qualify for AFCON

AFRICAN MIRROR REPORTER THE South African Football Association (SAFA) has fired coach Molefi Ntseki after the team failed to qualify for the 2022 AFCON tournament in Cameroon. The national football team - Bafana Bafana - lost 0-2 to Sudan in a match which they needed just a point to qualify for the AFCON. SAFA  CEO Teboho Motlanthe announced that SAFA’s national executive committee met this morning and agreed, throught a vote, to terminate Ntseki’s contract.  Motlanthe said he, as head of administration, would attend to all the legalities associated with the decision to part ways with the national coach. He…
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First-ever Bafana and Banyana Supporters Club in the Middle East launched

First-ever Bafana and Banyana Supporters Club in the Middle East launched

AFRICAN MIRROR REPORTER  THE South African Football Association (SAFA) and the South Africans in Qatar (SAIQ) community group today officially launched and signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish the first Bafana Bafana and Banyana Banyana Supporters’ Club in the Middle East. The announcement made in Johannesburg and Doha today – exactly two years to the day before the kickoff of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar – was attended by SAFA President Dr Danny Jordaan, Qatar Football Association General Secretary, Mansoor Al Ansari, and South Africa’s Ambassador to Qatar, HE Faizel Moosa. The MoU is part of…
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South African billionaire to run for CAF presidency

South African billionaire to run for CAF presidency

AFRICAN MIRROR REPORTER PATRICE Motsepe, one of Africa’s billionaire club owners is on a mission to become the most powerful man in African football. Motsepe, the businessman who owns Mamelodi Sundowns, has emerged as a strong contender for the presidency of the Confederation of African Football (CAF).  His candidacy is supported by the South African Football Football Association (SAFA) as well as the South African government. Motsepe will take on the current CAF president Ahmad Ahmad, who dethroned the football strongman Issa Hayatou, of Cameroon, three years ago and Jacques Anouma of Ivory Coast. The elections are scheduled to take…
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South African National Team announce new kit sponsor and season kit

South African National Team announce new kit sponsor and season kit

AFRICAN MIRROR REPORTER THE South African National Football team - Bafana Bafana - have a new kit sponsor in Le Coq Sportif. The French Sportswear brand replaces the team’s long-time sponsors Nike after the American brand's deal with the South African Football Association (SAFA) ended in 2019.  https://twitter.com/lecoqsportif_sa/status/1313040041078403072 “We are delighted to have entered into a long-term partnership with SAFA as the new technical sponsor for the national teams. We have made no exception with regards to the quality and standard of the new kit as we take pride in the men and women who represent the country on the…
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