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African Cup of Nations 2015 – Fixtures

African Cup of Nations 2015 – Fixtures

Jan. 17 |             SATURDAY JANUARY 17 GROUP A Equatorial Guinea vs Congo  Estadio de Bata 18:00 Burkina Faso vs Gabon Estadio de Bata 21:00   SUNDAY JANUARY 18 GROUP B Zambia vs Congo DR   Nuevo Estadio de Ebebiyín 18:00 Tunisia...

Bafana are looking good after thumping Mali 3-0

Bafana are looking good after thumping Mali 3-0

Jan. 14 | Bafana Bafana finished off their 2015 Africa Cup of Nations preparations with an impressive 3-0 win over Mali at the Stade Monedan in Gabon on Wednesday. Thulani Hlatshwayo, Sibusiso Vilakazi and Dean Furman netted a goal apiece as South Africa kept their...

Cristiano Ronaldo seals and retains the Ballon d’Or

Cristiano Ronaldo seals and retains the Ballon d’Or

Jan. 12 | Cristiano Ronaldo has been awarded the Ballon d’Or for a third time at a ceremony in Zurich. The Real Madrid superstar topped a poll of journalists, international coaches and captains for the second year running and is now within one win of equalling...

Ronaldo, Messi & Neuer nominated for Ballon d’Or

Ronaldo, Messi & Neuer nominated for Ballon d’Or

Dec. 2 | The three finalists for this year’s FIFA Ballon d’Or award for the best player of 2014 have been released. As expected the nominees are Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal), Lionel Messi (Argentina) and Manuel Neuer (Germany). Current holder Ronaldo and Messi...

Fagrie Lakay broke record as youngest to play for Bafana

Fagrie Lakay broke record as youngest to play for Bafana

Dec. 1 | Fagrie Lakay heaped praise on Shakes Mashaba after the 17-year-old broke the record for the youngest to don a Bafana Bafana jersey. According to safa.net website, the striker beat the record set by fellow Capetonian and Bafana Bafana defender Rivaldo...

Bafana have risen six places in latest FIFA rankings

Bafana have risen six places in latest FIFA rankings

Nov. 27 | Bafana Bafana have climbed six places in the latest FIFA world rankings which were released on Thursday. Bafana Bafana have risen to 51st place in the world following an impressive AFCON 2015 qualification campaign. The national team are now the 11th...

Bafana squad named that will face Ivory Coast

Bafana squad named that will face Ivory Coast

Nov. 26 | Shakes Mashaba has named his squad for the upcoming Nelson Mandela Challenge fixture against Ivory Coast. Bafana Bafana have named their 23 man squad which will take on Ivory Coast on Sunday, November 30 at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit. With the...

Nigeria vs Bafana: Match Report & Player Ratings

Nigeria vs Bafana: Match Report & Player Ratings

Nov. 20 | Bafana Bafana were two minutes away of securing an historic victory over the Super Eagles in Nigeria. While Bafana had already qualified for the 2015 AFCON tournament with a solid 2-1 over Sudan last week, everything was up to Stephen Keshi’s home side...

FIFA World Coach of the Year shortlist

FIFA World Coach of the Year shortlist

Oct. 28 | Carlo Ancelotti (Italy/Real Madrid CF) Antonio Conte (Italy/Juventus FC/Italy national team) Pep Guardiola (Spain/FC Bayern Munich) Juergen Klinsmann (Germany/ USA national team) Joachim Loew (Germany/Germany national team) Jose Mourinho (Portugal/Chelsea...

Ballon d’Or shortlist revealed

Ballon d’Or shortlist revealed

Oct. 28 | The 23-man list will be whittled down to three on December 1, with the winner announced in Zurich on January 12. Ballon D’or shortlist: Gareth Bale (Wales), Karim Benzema (France), Diego Costa (Spain), Thibaut Courtois (Belgium), Cristiano Ronaldo...