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Shakes does the trick for Bafana again

Bafana Bafana claimed the Nelson Mandela Challenge yesterday by beating the Ivory Coast 2-0 – but the biggest winner was coach Shakes Mashaba who grew his reputation as a classy


Unstoppable Bafana turn the corner

South African football can now tentatively begin talking about a turning point, said Bafana Bafana coach Ephraim “Shakes” Mashaba following the team’s qualification for the 2015 African

OBLIVIOUS: Bafana Bafana supporters during the team’s warm-up match against Colombia on May 27 2010, in
Soweto had no idea of the dirty dealing going on behind the scenes Picture: GALLO IMAGES

Safa ’s enduring shame

More than four years after the fact, there remains no movement on the World Cup match-fixing allegations that continue to cast a shadow over South African football and which the game’s


Zuma expresses shock at Meyiwa’s death

President Jacob Zuma expressed shock and outrage today at the death of Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa.


Shakes braces for tough clash

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”.

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Derby all in Senzo’s hands

ROWEN Fernandez knows exactly what it’s like to be nailed to a cross, ready for the stoning, in the Soweto derby and he has predicted that goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa will shine for Orlando Pirates in the MTN8 final on Saturday.

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SA out to settle score

IN AN unprecedented move by any Bafana Bafana coach standards, Shakes Mashaba postponed his morning training session to later in the afternoon, telling his players to let their hair down at the Canal Walk Shopping Centre yesterday ahead of their grudge match against Nigeria tonight.


Bafana look to break Super Eagles hoodoo

BAFANA Bafana have to overcome a massive mental block against Nigeria in Cape Town tomorrow, says one of the few men to have tasted victory over the Super Eagles, Shaun Bartlett.

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