The defeat was Amajimbos’ second consecutive loss in their Group A fixtures, following their 3-0 defeat against hosts Malawi last Saturday.
Khumalo and his charges jetted off to Malawi on Wednesday and the Amajimbos coach believes this is the strongest national men’s Under-17 squad he has assembled.
Sadio Mane goes into Senegal’s friendly against Brazil in Singapore on Thursday after playing a pivotal role for Liverpool in a dramatic 2-1 Premier League win over Leicester. 
Bafana Bafana have missed out of goalkeeping prospect, Cyril Chibwe of Polokwane City who is currently in camp with Zambia’s Chipolopolo team.
South Africa Under-17 coach Vela Khumalo has named his final 20-man squad that will compete in the 2019 Cosafa Men’s Under-17 Championship in Blantyre, Malawi from October 11-20.
Uganda left back Godfrey Walusimbi has retired from international football after a period of 10 years.

Nigeria, South Africa to clash in Olympics football qualifying

Nigeria and South Africa were placed in the same group when the draw for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games qualifying tournament was made Wednesday in Egyptian city Alexandria.

Enyimba lose to dash hopes of CAF Champions League glory for Nigeria

Enyimba were eliminated from the CAF Champions League Sunday, leaving Nigeria without a club in the upcoming group phase of the elite African club competition.  

Thumping Sundowns victory no surprise to Pitso

Pitso Mosimane said he was not surprised that Mamelodi Sundowns had piled up 11 goals against Seychelles side Cote d’Or in the Caf Champions League first round second leg.

Esperance begin CAF Champions League record bid with draw

Esperance of Tunisia launched a bid to become the first club to win the CAF Champions League three consecutive times by drawing 1-1 away to Elect-Sport of Chad Sunday.   

Ngcongca warns Sundowns not to underestimate Cote d’Or

Mamelodi Sundowns defender Anele Ngcongca has warned his teammates not to be complacent when they face minnows Cote d’Or in the Caf Champions League.

Notoane impressed as SA Under-23 qualify for Afcon

National Under-23 team coach, David Notoane was left impressed as his team withstood pressure and managed to get a goalless draw away in Zimbabwe in their second leg of the Caf Under-23 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

Brave Somalia sunk by late goal in World Cup thriller

African football minnows Somalia were eliminated from 2022 World Cup qualifying Tuesday after a dramatic 3-1 loss to Zimbabwe in Harare.

Ex-Pirates coach Micho wins first trophy with Zamalek

Just less than a month after leaving Orlando Pirates to join Zamalek, Micho Sredojevic won his first trophy with Egyptian giants over the weekend.

No one is a foreigner in Africa – Bafana star

“It is very bad, what is happening in the country,” said Bafana Bafana midfielder Bongani Zungu.

African great Samuel Eto’o hangs up his boots

Cameroon’s four-time African Player of the Year Samuel Eto’o announced his retirement on Saturday at the age of 38.

Injured Affonso keeps Sundowns fans waiting

The Uruguayan is currently nursing an ankle injury and is set to miss next week’s trip to the Seychelles.

SA Under-23 rout Zimbabwe in Afcon qualifier

A brace from Singh, Kodisang, Mokoena and Lyle Foster were enough to give SA the needed advantage going into the second leg of the Afcon qualifiers.

DA expresses concern about Bafana friendly withdrawals

The Democratic Alliance says the cancellation of games should not be taken lightly.

‘Homeless’ Somalia shock Zimbabwe for first World Cup victory

A late Anwar Sid Ali goal enabled Somalia to shock Zimbabwe 1-0 Thursday and achieve their first World Cup qualifying victory.  



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