23.11.2020 01:42 pm
In their statement, FIFA said Ahmad had “breached his duty of loyalty, offered gifts and other benefits, mismanaged funds and abused his position as the CAF President”.
The head of African football Ahmad Ahmad has been suspended by FIFA for five years for corruption, the global governing body announced on Monday.
It is highly likely now that Bafana’s qualification for Cameroon 2022 will come down to their final Group C match in Sudan at the end of March.
“We would have loved to have ended the tour with a win. But I said to the boys it’s difficult to win in such conditions – as you saw the officials were playing a different game against us,” said head coach David Notoane.
Uruguay, who have not beaten Brazil since 2001, host the Brazilians (minus an injured Neymar) in Montevideo on Tuesday.
Algeria became the third country to book a place at the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations when they drew with Zimbabwe over the weekend.
Zungu and his Bafana teammates laboured to an unconvincing 4-2 win over the lowly Sao Tome outfit in Port Elizabeth on Monday.
“We had our backs against the wall at 2-2, but we kept the faith and the goals came … we have six points (Bafana also beat Sao Tome 2-0 in Durban on Friday),” said Ntseki.
Even with the advantage of playing this ‘away’ game on home soil, it took two strikes in the last three minutes to seal the win for South Africa.
Former Nigeria midfielder Christian Obodo, who spent over a decade in Serie A, including spells with Fiorentina and Udinese, said Monday that he had escaped from suspected kidnappers in the country’s oil-rich Delta state.
Bafana Bafana coach Molefi Ntseki has named his starting eleven for this afternoon’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Sao Tome and Principe at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth.
Former Nigeria midfielder Christian Obodo, who spent over a decade in Seria A, including spells with Fiorentina and Udinese, has been abducted in the country’s oil-rich Delta state, police said Monday.
“Right now we have jobs at risk at the SABC and we can’t afford to be handing out huge amounts of money for a single match,” said MD at SABC Sports Gary Rathbone.
“We knew it would be difficult, we needed the three points, and in the second half it opened up,” said the Bafana striker who slotted home a penalty to give South Africa the lead.
Bongani Zungu came off the bench to head in right at the death as Molefi Ntseki’s side laboured to another three Group C points in Durban.
The South Africans were able to register the victory courtesy of a hat-trick from Hilda Magaia’, a brace by Mapule Kgoale and a single goal from Sibulele Holweni.