coach Gordon Igesund

South Africa on the hunt for new Bafana coach

The South African Football Association has begun the search for a new coach to "rebuild the brand" of the country's national football team, Bafana Bafana, after deciding not to renew current coach Gordon Igesund's two-year contract.

South Africa on the hunt for new Bafana coach

The South African Football Association has begun the search for a new coach to "rebuild the brand" of the country's national football team, Bafana Bafana, after deciding not to renew current coach Gordon Igesund's two-year contract.

Bafana in goalless draw with All Whites

South Africa and New Zealand shared a goalless draw in the second match of Bafana Bafana's Australasian tour in Auckland on Friday. Gordon Igesund's charges created a number of good goal-scoring opportunities. Had they made better use of them, they could have won the game easily.

Igesund lauds Bafana for Australia draw

Bafana Bafana coach Gordon Igesund said he was elated after his charges - written off by many soccer pundits ahead of the game - held World Cup-bound Australia to a 1-1 draw in a high-tempo friendly international at Sydney's ANZ Stadium on Monday night.

Igesund lauds Bafana for Australia draw

Bafana Bafana coach Gordon Igesund said he was elated after his charges - written off by many soccer pundits ahead of the game - held World Cup-bound Australia to a 1-1 draw in a high-tempo friendly international at Sydney's ANZ Stadium on Monday night.

Resilient Bafana hold Socceroos to 1-1 draw

Bafana Bafana, without the services of many of their big-name players, held Australia to a 1-1 draw in a friendly international at the ANZ Stadium in Sydney on Monday. An enthusiastic crowd of over 50 000 witnessed the match, which served as a Fifa World Cup send-off for the Socceroos.

Resilient Bafana hold Socceroos to 1-1 draw

Bafana Bafana, without the services of many of their big-name players, held Australia to a 1-1 draw in a friendly international at the ANZ Stadium in Sydney on Monday. An enthusiastic crowd of over 50 000 witnessed the match, which served as a Fifa World Cup send-off for the Socceroos.

Bafana to face Nigeria in Afcon qualifiers

Bafana Bafana have been drawn to face their nemesis Nigeria in qualification for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations, to be hosted by Morocco. South Africa will also face Sudan as well as the winner of a four-way competition between Namibia, DR Congo (Brazzaville), Libya and Rwanda for the final place in Group A.

Bafana squad named for tour Down Under

Bafana Bafana coach Gordon Igesund has announced an 18-man squad to play international friendly matches against Australia and New Zealand next month. South Africa's previous two encounters with the Socceroos both ended in draws; in their only previous encounter with New Zealand, in 2009, they won 2-0.

Bafana can beat Brazil: Barker

African Nations Cup-winning Bafana Bafana coach Clive Barker is backing current coach Gordon Igesund to come good against five-time World Cup winners Brazil when the two teams clash at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg on 5 March.