Zimbabwe get tough Nations Cup finals draw

COSAFA side Zimbabwe have been drawn in the ‘Group of Death’ at the 2017 African Nations Cup finals after being placed in a pool with Algeria, Tunisia and Senegal. It will be a huge hurdle for the Warriors against some of the continent’s heavyweights as they battle on as the lone COSAFA representatives at the

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Zambia set up women’s friendly

The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has secured an international friendly match for the Zambia Women’s National Football Team to be played against the Malawi Women’s National Football Team in Lusaka on October 30. To prepare for the match, coach Enala Phiri Simbeye has invited 23 players for a residential training camp which starts in Lusaka

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SAFA technical director Tovey showing improvement

SAFA’s Technical Director Neil Tovey, who suffered a heart attack on Sunday afternoon, has shown slight improvement although his condition still remains critical according to his brother Mark Tovey. “There is a slight improvement from yesterday’s situation but Neil remains in critical condition and I ask all South Africans to keep Neil in their daily

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Jordaan wishes Sundowns well

South African Football Association (SAFA) President, Danny Jordaan has sent his well wishes to Mamelodi Sundowns ahead of their first leg Champions League final encounter with Egyptian powerhouse Zamalek at Lucas Moripe Stadium on Saturday (Kick off 15h00). Dr Jordaan reminded the all conquering champions that they stand on the brink of greatness if they

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Bafana held by Ghana in home friendly

Ayanda Patosi cancelled out a Wakasu Mubarak spot-kick as Bafana Bafana and Ghana settled for a 1-1 draw here at Moses Mabhida Stadium in this exciting friendly international played on Tuesday. Wakasu had given the visiting Black Stars the lead with a well-taken penalty midway through the first half but the home team came back

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Mixed start for COSAFA sides in World Cup qualifiers

The youthful attacking partnership of Kelechi Iheanacho and Alex Iwobi delivered a goal each as Nigeria made a winning start to the group phase of the African World Cup qualifiers with a 2-1 away victory at COSAFA side Zambia on Sunday. The 20-year-olds both scored in the first half in Ndola as Nigeria served notice

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Khune – ‘We must qualify for World Cup’

South Africa goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune has praised SAFA President Danny Jordaan for his encouraging words before the team left South Africa for Burkina Faso where they will take the home side in a FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifier at Municipal Stadium on Saturday evening. The Bafana Bafana first-choice goalkeeper and only surviving member of the

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