Bafana Bafana goalkeeper Darren Keet says Senzo Meyiwa’s influence throughout the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers had far reaching effects on the national team, who played in memory of their fallen former skipper.
African champions Nigeria were reeling today and admitted they had underestimated Bafana Bafana after they failed to qualify for next year’s Africa Cup of Nations.
Bafana Bafana booked their spot at Afcon 2015, while the Springboks regrouped after their Ireland defeat.
South Africa and Sudan observed a minute’s silence for Senzo Meyiwa ahead of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at Moses Mabhida Stadium.
What was a sombre setting last week will transform into a place of hope on Saturday, as Bafana Bafana brace themselves to take on Sudan with the intention to qualify for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon).
Bafana Bafana players will honour their slain captain, Senzo Meyiwa, by going to his grave in Heroes Acre in Mayville cemetery outside Durban next week.
The Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between South Africa and Sudan has been moved from Nelspruit to Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban.
Fifa says it is giving Nigeria one last chance to avoid a “lengthy” ban that would prevent the reigning champion from defending its title at next year’s African Cup of Nations.
Sunday afternoon. I was sitting at home, beer in one hand, remote control in the other. Because it was a week of Afcon, Euro and other qualifiers, there was sadly no English Premier League action to watch.
The South African Football Association bosses are noncommittal about stepping in as next year’s Africa Cup of Nations host.
Nigeria sacked Stephen Keshi as national team coach today, despite his side’s home win against Sudan that kept them in the running to defend their African title.
Bafana Bafana missed a golden opportunity to book a place at next year’s Africa Cup of Nations finals after they were held to a goalless draw by Congo-Brazzaville.
Sudan stunned Africa Cup of Nations title-holders Nigeria 1-0 in a 2015 qualifier while Algeria, Ivory Coast and South Africa achieved impressive away victories.
The Moroccan government has called for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) to be postponed due to the deadly Ebola epidemic.
Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba hopes that history will repeat itself when his team takes on Congo-Brazzaville tomorrow afternoon.
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Wednesday. I’m hungry. I’m thinking about Doctor Hunter S Thomson.
The silence is about protecting white male privilege, which is under scrutiny in South Africa’s university system.
The ANC has lost moral authority. The public, even its voting public, no longer believes the party will do the right thing.