South Africa

Pirates come from behind to beat Al Ahly

Orlando Pirates advanced to the final of the CAF Confederation Cup on Sunday when they edged out Egypt's Al Ahly 4-3 in the semi-final second leg.

Komphela: Makola call-up overdue

Kaizer Chiefs head coach Steve Komphela has hailed Shakes Mashaba for rewarding Mpho Makola's form with Bafana Bafana call-ups.

Tyson on Bafana Bafana defence

Bidvest Wits defender Thulani Hlatshwayo admits it hurt him, seeing Bafana Bafana's defence carved open by Mauritania in his absence in the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

Mashaba names 25-man squad

Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba has named his 25-member squad to take on Costa Rica and Honduras in their two upcoming international friendly matches.

SAFA boss defends Mashaba

South African Football Association CEO Dennis Mumble has defended Shakes Mashaba amid a barrage of criticism levelled at the Bafana Bafana coach.

Mphahlele prepared to wait

Mamelodi Sundowns skipper Ramahlwe Mphahlele says he will continue to work hard in a bid to earn a call-up to Shakes Mashaba's Bafana Bafana.

Makola eyeing Bafana return

Orlando Pirates midfielder Mpho Makola has described his national team debut as the highlight of his career, going on to express his eagerness for more selections.

Mashaba hits back at critics

A defiant Shakes Mashaba has hit back at his detractors following his side's 1-0 victory over Senegal in the Nelson Mandela Challenge.

Makola revels in debut goal

Mpho Makola admits he was delighted to mark his South Africa debut with the winning goal following Tuesday's 1-0 Nelson Mandela Challenge victory over Senegal.

Khune out to 'conquer Africa'

Itumeleng Khune sees no reason why South Africa cannot become a powerhouse of African football, provided they continue playing like they did against Senegal on Tuesday.

Makola fires Bafana to victory

Mpho Makola scored the winner on debut as South Africa beat Senegal 1-0 at the Orlando Stadium on Tuesday to win the 2015 Nelson Mandela Challenge.

Barker queries Shakes' selections

Former Bafana Bafana coach Clive Barker has questioned Shakes Mashaba's preference for selecting youngsters in the national team.

Shakes: Even Jesus suffered

Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba has hit back at his detractors following his side's shock 3-1 defeat to minnows Mauritania at the weekend.

Zungu: Bafana looking forward

Bafana Bafana midfielder Bongani Zungu says the team will not dwell too much on the debilitating 3-1 loss to lowly Mauritania.

Khune apologises for blunder

Bafana Bafana goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune has apologised for his costly mistake in the 3-1 defeat to Mauritania in their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Saturday.

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