In their opening match of the BRICS U17 Football Cup, the Amajimbos of South Africa soared high to defy all odds and win their match over opponents, India.
The Amajimbos arrived the night just before their match and did not have enough time to acclimatize before going into the game against India on Friday, 7 October at the Bambolin stadium in Goa, India.
South Africa failed to make it past the group stages of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifications after only being able to secure 6 points from the 5 opening matches that they played in group M.
Snatching 6 points from the 5 initial games that South Africa played was not enough for them to advance into the next rounds of the 2017 Cup of Nations and ultimately succumbed to being eliminated in the group stages.
South Africa Football Association (SAFA) says it is working on the report submitted to it regarding corruption by former presidents.
SAFA noted the statement from apex world football body FIFA over the sanctioning of former SAFA President Mr Kirsten Nematandani. The Association promised to reach out to FIFA to get more details regarding the proposed banning of Nematandani.
Head coach of the Atletico Madrid senior team, Diego Simeone has weighed in on the drama building up regarding the next person to be crowned the winner of the FIFA Ballon d’Or 2016.
Cristiano Ronaldo is the man leading the race following his sterling performances in the past season for Real Madrid and for his efforts at leading his country Portugal to glory.
South African coach Ephraim Mashaba claimed that he is extremely happy with the performance given by his team in the game against Gambia.
South African national team manager Ephraim Mashaba promised some key changes to the national team squad for the upcoming Cosafa Cup in Namibia.
Brazilian and former Real Madrid superstar Kaka says that his former teammate, Cristiano Ronaldo, should be given more respect by the club’s supporters.
The South African national football team struggled to clinch positive results in the start of 2015 as they lost against Algeria and Ghana while only being able to settle with draws when facing off with Senegal and Gambia.
These matches were played ranging from January of 2015 until June of that same year and this was a period of time when the South African national football team just couldn’t find a way to secure victories on a consistent basis.
Ephraim Mashaba has guided the South African national team to a number of underwhelming results which has put his managerial position of the squad in danger.
The 65 year old South African manager Ephraim Mashaba on numerous occasions has been labeled as someone who is ‘’detached from reality’’
Spain have the opportunity to become European champions for a third successive time when they go to the Euro 2016 as the defending champions.
The incredible spell of trophies for the team started with the Euro 2008. This was their first major trophy in more than four decades. However, it did not take long for the national team to add more in the space of a few years, as they won the likes of the World Cup 2010 and Euro 2012. The biggest disappointment for the national team after almost a decade came at the World Cup 2014 when they even failed to get past the group.