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South African may win FIFA goal of the year

Hlompho Kekana's goal against Cameroon in the Afcon match over the weekend has put him in the running for the FIFA Puskas Award for goal of the year. Kekana shot from 70 yards out, slipping the ball neatly past goalkeeper Guy N'dy Assembe, to hit the back of the net.

South Africa beats Senegal in soccer friendly

The South African soccer team faced off against Senegal in the Nelson Mandela Challenge on Tuesday night. Bafana Bafana won the match 1-0 with Mpho Makola scoring the goal. It was Makola's debut appearance for the national side.

South Africa beats Senegal in soccer friendly

The South African soccer team faced off against Senegal in the Nelson Mandela Challenge on Tuesday night. Bafana Bafana won the match 1-0 with Mpho Makola scoring the goal. It was Makola's debut appearance for the national side.

South Africa loses another hero in Shoes

Tributes are pouring in for John "Shoes" Moshoeu, one of the country's best-loved soccer players. He played for Kaizer Chiefs and as well as wore the Bafana Bafana jersey with style no less than 73 times, helping the national team win the Africa Cup of Nations in 1996.

Afcon ’17: Bafana draw Cameroon, Gambia and Mauritania

There are no easy matches in international football anymore, Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba warned after Wednesday's draw for the 2017 Orange Cup of Nations. Here is the full draw for the tournament, which kicks off in June.

South Africa’s u17 team make history

The Amajimbos gave beleaguered South African sports fans some hope when they became the country's first-ever team to qualify for the under-17 Fifa World Cup by beating Cameroon 3-1 at the CAF African Youth Championship at the weekend.

South Africa’s u17 team make history

The Amajimbos gave beleaguered South African sports fans some hope when they became the country's first-ever team to qualify for the under-17 Fifa World Cup by beating Cameroon 3-1 at the CAF African Youth Championship at the weekend.

It’s goodbye Bafana at Afcon 15

Despite starting out strong, Bafana Bafana squandered their last chance to make it into the final eight of the 2015 African Cup of Nations tournament when they lost 2-1 to Ghana's Black Stars in Equatorial Guinea on Tuesday night.

It’s goodbye Bafana at Afcon 15

Despite starting out strong, Bafana Bafana squandered their last chance to make it into the final eight of the 2015 African Cup of Nations tournament when they lost 2-1 to Ghana's Black Stars in Equatorial Guinea on Tuesday night.

Bafana has everything to play for

Bafana Bafana must win their final group stages match against Ghana on Tuesday night if they are to continue at the CAF Orange Africa Cup of Nations, currently under way in Equatorial Guinea. "We can make it," insists Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula.