Editorials 25.3.2017 05:21 am

SA soccer stumbling from one disaster to another

Ailing Safa is grappling with a host of issues including the search for a new coach and the recent match-fixing scandal.

Bafana Bafana face Guinea-Bissau Saturday afternoon and Angola on Tuesday in friendlies that, in all fairness, look a little lightweight in comparison to the off-the-field issues facing the South African Football Association.

SA soccer stumbling from one disaster to another
SA soccer stumbling from one disaster to another

SA soccer stumbling from one disaster to another

Ailing Safa is grappling with a host of issues including the search for a new coach and the recent match-fixing scandal.

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