South Africa

Shakes: AFCON spots still open

Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba has not ruled out the possibility of calling up players not originally named in his 2015 AFCON preliminary squad.

Tinkler surprised by Bucs snubs

Eric Tinkler was surprised to see Lehlohonolo Majoro and Kermit Erasmus omitted the AFCON squad, but insists he has faith in Shakes Mashaba's decision.

FIFA World Rankings - Africa

Bafana Bafana have dropped one spot down the FIFA World Rankings to finish the year in 52nd spot following the release of the latest standings on Thursday.

Shakes names provisional squad

Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba has named his 34-man provisional squad ahead of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea.

Shabba targets Bafana return

Siphiwe Tshabalala is hopeful his contributions for Chiefs can lead to a recall to the Bafana squad ahead of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea.

Polokwane 3-1 Chippa United

Polokwane City came from a goal down to beat Chippa United 3-1 at the Old Peter Mokaba Stadium on Saturday night.

Baxter admits to Chiefs 'bad habit'

Kaizer Chiefs coach Stuart Baxter was not totally content with his side's 2-0 win over Orlando Pirates at the FNB Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

Yeye relishing AFCON quest

Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Reneilwe Letsholonyane believes South Africa's tough Africa Cup of Nations group will only make the team stronger.

Tefu wary of wounded Bucs

Kaizer Chiefs captain Tefu Mashamaite says AmaKhosi cannot afford to underestimate Orlando Pirates during Saturday's Soweto derby at the FNB Stadium.

AFCON 2015 draw completed

South Africa can expect their sternest test to date after being drawn in the 'group of death' for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.

Phungwayo to take his chance

Patrick Phungwayo says he is determined to become an integral part of the Bafana setup after making his debut during Sunday's Nelson Mandela Challenge.

Can Bafana reach its potential?

With Bafana Bafana flying as high as they ever have before, it's easy for South Africans to start getting excited about next year's Equatorial Guinea showpiece, and rightfully so.

Mashaba revels in SA honour

Shakes Mashaba has hailed the contributions of those involved with Bafana after he was named Coach of the Year at the 2014 SA Sports Awards on Sunday.

Meyiwa up for CAF award

The late Bafana and Pirates goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa is among the five-man short-list for the CAF Africa-based African Player of the Year award.

Mashaba pleased with options

An outstanding performance in the Nelson Mandela Challenge has added depth to the Bafana squad, leaving coach Shakes Mashaba more than pleased.

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