South Africa

Bafana continue ranking climb

The latest round of FIFA World Rankings have been released, with Bafana Bafana one of the biggest movers up the table, while Nigeria continue their downward spiral.

Zulu facing anxious wait

Chippa United striker David Zulu could miss Bafana Bafana's clash with the Ivory Coast on Sunday due to a knee injury suffered on Wednesday.

Shakes names Challenge squad

South Africa coach Shakes Mashaba has named his squad for the upcoming Nelson Mandela Challenge against the Ivory Coast.

Baxter lauds Chiefs' Bafana reps

Stuart Baxter has hailed the "courageous efforts" put on by the Chiefs players who helped Bafana secure their successful qualification to the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.

Modise: Credit to Mashaba

Sundowns midfielder Teko Modise believes Shakes Mashaba deserves plenty of credit for leading South Africa to the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations as Group A winners.

Mashaba: We're here to compete

Shakes Mashaba says it will be to any team's detriment to take South Africa lightly at next year's Africa Cup of Nations finals in Equatorial Guinea.

Furman disappointed by draw

Dean Furman admits Bafana were "very disappointed" not to have beaten Nigeria after Wednesday's 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier finished 2-2.

Nigeria 2-2 South Africa

Nigeria battled from two goals down to secure a 2-2 draw with 10-man Bafana Bafana, but the result was not enough for them to qualify for the 2015 AFCON.

Coetzee eyeing Eagles scalp

Rivaldo Coetzee insists Bafana are targeting nothing less than maximum points against Nigeria as they look to end their long-standing winless run against the Super Eagles.

Nigeria v South Africa

Nigeria have it all to do when they host Group A leaders South Africa in the final round of 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying on Wednesday.

Jordaan hails 'amazing year'

South African Football Association president Danny Jordaan admits he has been left overjoyed by Bafana Bafana's achievements during an "amazing" 2014.

Ndulula receives Zwane praise

Japhet Zwane said Bongani Ndulula deserved a considerable amount of credit for the contribution that he has made to Bafana Bafana's AFCON qualifying campaign.

Shakes hopes for fair refereeing

South Africa coach Shakes Mashaba is hopeful that Wednesday's 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Nigeria is not marred by poor officiating.

Fagrie calls for Bafana focus

Rising Bafana Bafana star Fagrie Lakay says he was honoured to be part of the team that qualified for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations with one game to spare.

Gcaba: We'll play without fear

Ayanda Gcaba is hopeful the fact Bafana have already qualified for the Africa Cup of Nations can help bring out their best against Nigeria on Wednesday.

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