2019 Season

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2019 Schedule
2-3-0, 2nd in African Nations Cup Qualifying
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1dNick Said

Bafana's balancing act for Paraguay test

Injury-hit South Africa go into Tuesday's friendly against Paraguay in Durban facing a difficult balancing act as they seek to keep up momentum.

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6dNick Said

Nigeria unfamiliar to bulk of Bafana squad

It is a sign of South Africa's injury crisis and rapid evolution that just nine of their 23-man squad have ever faced Nigeria before.

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7dNick Said

Baxter has no fear over Nigeria clash

Percy Tau will be a key player for injury-ravaged South Africa when they take on Nigeria in their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Saturday.

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12dDami Ugbane

Onyekuru replaces Ighalo in Nigeria squad

Galatasary forward Henry Onyekuru has been called up from the standby list to replace Odion Ighalo ahead of Nigeria's AFCON qualifier vs Bafana.

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12dColin Udoh

Could this finally be Banyana Banyana's year?

If preparation, organisation, and motivation were the measures of champions, one might as well surrender the 2018 Africa Women Cup of Nations to SA.

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13dKweséESPN staff

Dash duo headline SA squad for women's Afcon

South Africa coach Des Ellis has named her final squad for the 2018 Africa Women Cup of Nations, as the team goes in search of a place in France.

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14dNick Said

End to Thulani Serero saga is welcome news

Thulani Serero's return to Bafana Bafana for the AFCON qualifier vs. Nigeria came as a welcome surprise, and one that finally sees sanity prevail.

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20dKweséESPN staff

COSAFA U20: Hosts Zambia get tough draw

Hosts Zambia have been drawn in a tough Group A at the 2018 COSAFA Under-20 Championships to be staged in Kitwe from December 2-14.