"Afcon" tag

Shakes berates his detractors

In his assessment of Bafana Bafana’s display at the Africa Cup of Nations, midfielder Andile Jali seemed to contradict national team coach Shakes Mashaba.


Do-or-die Afcon match for Bafana

BAFANA have a huge test on their hands when they face Ghana in their final Group C match in the group stage of the Africa Cup of Nations tomorrow night.

South Africa's forward Tokelo Rantie eyes the ball during the 2015 African Cup of Nations group C football match between Algeria and South Africa in Mongomo

SA’s chance to ride high once again

Senegal, a team with impressive credentials and a strike force as lethal as the lions they are named after, stand between Bafana Bafana and glory tonight.


Mathoho blow no big deal

The reality of Bafana Bafana facing Algeria in their Africa Cup of Nations opener without Mulomowandau Mathoho sets in tonight.

Big day for Africa’s best

After a tense few months, the day has finally arrived. The 30th edition of the Africa Cup of Nations kicks off in Equatorial Guinea tonight, where the continent’s finest players are gathered for a competition that usually lifts the January gloom.


Bafana on track for Afcon test

The opening 20 minutes are still an Achilles heel for Bafana Bafana. But their recovery to claw their way back into a game remains their biggest strength ahead of this weekend’s Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea.


Gcaba’s fired up for Afcon

Now that he is over his shock Bafana Bafana call-up, Ayanda Gcaba believes the valuable experience he gained from the Caf Champions League with Orlando Pirates

VENUE DEBATE: Safa president Danny Jordaan says CAF sent a
letter to Safa on October 12, requesting SA to consider hosting the
Africa Cup of Nations in three months’ time Picture: GALLO IMAGES

Door open on hosting of cup

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.

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