Diminutive defensive midfielder Mamello Makhabane, or “Juca” to her teammates, has become an indispensable part of Banyana’s hunt for an elusive World Cup berth.
IF IMRAN Tahir is a more attacking spinner than Aaron Phangiso, how come they each took the same number of wickets and had identical strike rates in the triangular series in Zimbabwe in August
The South African Football Association (Safa) has left the door open for South Africa to host the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations despite the growing concerns over the deadly Ebola virus.
THERE’S not much harm done with a draw as Bafana Bafana’s fate remains firmly in their own hands. But Polokwane served up a king-size anticlimax.
BAFANA Bafana coach Ephraim “Shakes” Mashaba was yesterday tempted to use a different phrase to describe his work with the national team so far, having made them a force in Group A of their Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.
Bafana Bafana want to wrap up their 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualification with two matches to spare by beating Congo at Peter Mokaba Stadium on Wednesday, but coach Shakes Mashaba has warned they will face “wounded tigers”.
Holders Nigeria suffered another shock defeat in African Nations Cup qualifying on Saturday when a 1-0 loss to Sudan left them facing the possibility of missing out on the chance to defend their title next year.
Mild weather and even a comfortable Moroccan-themed hotel had Bafana Bafana coach Ephraim ‘‘Shakes” Mashaba believing the football gods might be smiling on his side for their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Congo at the Stade Municipal today.