South Africa’s two 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Sao Tome e Principe at the end of the month have been called off, because of the Coronavirus pandemic.
Bafana Bafana will have to top a group featuring Ghana, Zimbabwe and Ethiopia if they are to make it to the final round of qualifying for the 2022 Fifa World Cup finals, following the group stage draw in Cairo on Tuesday evening.
Bafana Bafana’s opening 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Ghana on Thursday is in danger of not being televised in South Africa after SuperSport announced on Friday that they would no longer be broadcasting any Confederation of African Football (Caf) content.
The South African Broadcasting Association and the South African Football Association have finally reached an agreement that will see Bafana Bafana and Banyana Banyana matches broadcast on terrestrial television.
Molefi Ntseki was on Saturday named as permanent head coach of Bafana Bafana by the South African Football Association.
The South African Football Association announced on Saturday that Molefi Ntseki will be the interim coach of Bafana Bafana, following the resignation of head coach Stuart Baxter on Friday.

AFCON 2019 News Is it Benni McCarthy next for Bafana Bafana?

The South African Football Association will meet on Saturday to discuss Stuart Baxter’s replacement as Bafana Bafana head coach, following his resignation from the post on Friday morning.

AFCON 2019 News Algeria sink Senegal to claim second Africa Cup of Nations

Baghdad Bounedjah’s early goal propelled Algeria to a first Africa Cup of Nations title in 29 years after a fiery 1-0 victory over Sadio Mane’s Senegal in Friday’s final in Cairo.

AFCON 2019 News Blow by blow: Senegal vs Algeria

Following a gruelling competition, the 2019 African Cup of Nations comes to an end with the biggest question still to be answered – who will be crowned the champions of the continent?

AFCON 2019 News Senegal, Algeria set for rematch in Africa Cup of Nations final

Sadio Mane’s Senegal and an Algeria side captained by Riyad Mahrez will attempt to secure their place in Africa Cup of Nations history in Friday’s final in Cairo.

AFCON 2019 News Bafana drawn to face Ghana in 2021 Afcon qualifiers

Bafana Bafana will renew their rivalry with the Black Stars of Ghana after the qualifying draw for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations took place in Cairo on Thursday evening.

AFCON 2019 News We need a local coach to lead Bafana – Da Gama

“Our game has got to be based on our strengths and not in the way that Germany plays or the way that other team plays,” says Da Gama.

AFCON 2019 News Ighalo boosts Golden Boot hopes as Nigeria finish third

Odion Ighalo boosted his chances of winning the Golden Boot at the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday after he netted Nigeria’s winner to ensure his side third place in the tournament with a 1-0 victory over Tunisia.

AFCON 2019 News Seedorf sacked as Cameroon coach

Cameroon crashed out 3-2 to Nigeria last Saturday, an exit the federation described as “premature” in its statement.

AFCON 2019 News Rohr insists future is bright for youthful Nigeria

Gernot Rohr believes Nigeria will be stronger for their experience at this year’s Africa Cup of Nations after his side suffered a painful, last-gasp defeat to Algeria in the semi-finals.

AFCON 2019 News Beaten Rohr says Algeria ‘deserved’ semi-final win

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr said Algeria were worthy winners after Riyad Mahrez’s last-gasp free-kick sent his team through to a first Africa Cup of Nations final in 29 years.

AFCON 2019 News Mahrez stunner sends Algeria into Africa Cup of Nations final

Algeria will take on Sadio Mane’s Senegal for the title on July 19, in a repeat of a group stage clash they won 1-0.

AFCON 2019 News Senegal reach Cup of Nations final as own goal sinks Tunisia

Senegal reached the Africa Cup of Nations final for the second time with a Dylan Bronn own goal giving them a 1-0 win over Tunisia on Sunday in a tense last-four clash in Cairo.

AFCON 2019 News Blow by blow: Algeria vs Nigeria

Algeria take on Nigeria in the second semifinal of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations at Cairo International Stadium this evening.

AFCON 2019 News Blow by blow: Senegal vs Tunisia

Senegal will be looking to reach the Africa Cup of Nations final for the second time in their history when they play Tunisia in the semifinals tonight.





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