Safa cautions against jumping the gun as rumours swirl over new Bafana coach

2 May 2021, 1:50 PM
The South African Football Association (Safa) has distanced itself from media speculations linking AmaZulu coach, Benni McCarthy, to the Bafana Bafana job.
We may not qualify for the 2022 World Cup but be patient: Hugo Broos 12 May 2021, 2:15 PM

Newly-appointed Bafana Bafana coach Hugo Broos would not put his head on the block on whether the South African national football team will qualify for the Fifa World Cup to be played in Qatar in 2022.

Fulham relegated from Premier League after loss to Burnley 11 May 2021, 1:09 AM

Fulham were relegated from the Premier League on Monday after goals from Ashley Westwood and Chris Wood gave Burnley a 2-0 win at Craven Cottage.

Chelsea, Man City supporter groups call on UEFA to move UCL final 10 May 2021, 8:05 PM

Representatives of Manchester City and Chelsea supporter groups have called on UEFA to switch the Champions League final from Istanbul.

PSG title chances dented by 1-1- draw at Rennes 10 May 2021, 1:21 AM

Paris St Germain's Ligue 1 title hopes took a major knock on Sunday when the defending champions were held to a 1-1 draw at Stade Rennes, leaving Lille holding a three-point advantage at the top with two games remaining.

Barca and Atleti draw to give Real title advantage 9 May 2021, 3:47 AM

The La Liga title race was blown wide open after Barcelona and Atletico Madrid played out a 0-0 draw at Camp Nou on Saturday (May 8).

‘Unanimous decision’ on Hugo Broos: Danny Jordaan 5 May 2021, 2:08 PM

According to SAFA President Danny Jordaan, the decision to appoint Broos was a unanimous decision.

Sundowns back at the top of the log, unseat AmaZulu 2 May 2021, 8:09 PM

Mamelodi Sundowns are back at the top of the DSTV Premiership log following a 3-0 win away against Orlando Pirates at the Orlando stadium in Soweto.  

Solskjaer hopes Man Utd resurgence can convince Pogba, Cavani to stay 2 May 2021, 12:51 PM

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said he hopes the club's progress this season will convince French midfielder Paul Pogba and Uruguayan striker Edinson Cavani to extend their stay at Old Trafford. 

SAFA racing against time for new coach appointment 29 April 2021, 7:35 PM

The South African Football Association is racing against time to find the next Bafana Bafana coach who will be given a long term contract.

Dani Carvajal
Real Madrid defensive injuries pile up as Carvajal latest to fall 29 April 2021, 3:00 PM

Real Madrid right back Dani Carvajal picked up a hamstring injury in training, the club said on Thursday as their defensive issues continued to pile up ahead of next week's Champions League semi-final, second leg against Chelsea.

Lazio cruise past AC Milan to keep top four dream alive 27 April 2021, 2:27 AM

Lazio revived their hopes of Champions League qualification and subjected AC Milan to a second consecutive Serie A defeat as Joaquin Correa scored twice in a 3-0 win for the Roman club at the Stadio Olimpico on Monday.

Champions League
Chelsea’s Tuchel unhappy with new Champions League format 26 April 2021, 4:30 PM

Chelsea coach Thomas Tuchel said on Monday that he was not a fan of the new Champions League format which will force teams to play more matches in a campaign and put a strain on the players.

Seville, St Petersburg replace Bilbao and Dublin for Euro 2020 – Full fixture 23 April 2021, 2:45 PM

Seville has replaced Bilbao as a host city for Euro 2020 with St Petersburg in Russia, already a host venue, taking the three group stage games from Dublin, UEFA said on Friday.

Pirates need a point to qualify for CAF Confederation Cup quarter-finals 21 April 2021, 8:00 PM

Pirates are still top of Group A after playing to a goalless draw with ES Sefit of Algeria in Soweto earlier this afternoon.

Sundowns remain unbeaten following goalless draw against AmaZulu 21 April 2021, 6:15 PM

Mamelodi Sundowns are still unbeaten after 21 DSTV Premiership matches this season, after the log leaders and second placed, AmaZulu, played to a goalless draw in Durban this afternoon.

Premier League clubs hit out at Big Six for Super League plans 21 April 2021, 10:53 AM

Several Premier League clubs on Tuesday denounced the plans for a breakaway competition after England’s ‘Big Six’ announced they are founding members of the Super League, with Everton leading the way by blasting their “preposterous arrogance”.

Mourinho sacked as Tottenham Hotspur manager 19 April 2021, 6:51 PM

Jose Mourinho was sacked as manager of Tottenham Hotspur on Monday after 17 months in charge of the London club and six days before they will appear in the League Cup final. Tottenham confirmed in a statement that the Portuguese had left along with his coaching staff. “The Club can today announce that Jose Mourinho […]

Chippa United to play in their first-ever final 17 April 2021, 6:32 PM

Chippa United will play in their first ever final since the establishment of the club eleven years ago. The Eastern Cape based side beat Pretoria Callies, who are campaigning in the GladAfrica Championship, 1-nil in Atteridgeville earlier this afternoon.

Arrows retain 3rd spot on DSTV Premiership log following one-all draw with Celtic 11 April 2021, 6:21 PM

Golden Arrows remain third on the DSTV Premiership table after playing to a one-all draw with Bloemfontein Celtic in Durban.

Kaizer Chiefs reach maiden Caf Champions League quarterfinals 11 April 2021, 1:21 AM

Kaizer Chief have reached the quarterfinals of the Caf Champions League for the first time in their history. This after 2-all draw away to a Guinea club, Horoya Athletic Club, on Saturday evening.  

Sundowns remain unbeaten as they down Tshakuma 3-1 6 April 2021, 6:43 PM

Defending champions Mamelodi Sundowns are six points clear at the top of the DSTV Premiership with an empathic 3-1 win away to Tshakhuma FC in Polokwane.  

Bloemfontein Celtic register first win in five matches 4 April 2021, 9:25 PM

Bloemfontein Celtic registered their first win in five matches when they edged out TS Galaxy at the Doctor Petrus Molemela Stadium in Bloemfontein earlier this afternoon.

German National Team
Germany’s Kimmich says calls to boycott Qatar World Cup are ’10 years too late’ 28 March 2021, 8:00 AM

Germany midfielder Joshua Kimmich said calls to boycott the 2022 World Cup in Qatar over the Gulf state's alleged treatment of migrant workers building stadiums have come "10 years too late".

Arsenal on track to become powerhouse under Arteta, says Willian 27 March 2021, 7:53 AM

Arsenal winger Willian believes the north London club are in good hands under manager Mikel Arteta and have all the tools they need to reclaim their status as a powerhouse in Europe.

Ivory Coast, Morocco latest teams to qualify for Africa Cup of Nations finals 27 March 2021, 1:31 AM

The Ivory Coast and Morocco added their names to the list of qualifiers for the next Africa Cup of Nations after they booked a place in the 24-team field on Friday.

Amakhosi finally beat Pirates to win the Soweto Derby 21 March 2021, 6:59 PM

Kaizer Chiefs have finally got the better of their crosstown rivals Orlando Pirates. The Glomour Boys beat the Sea Robbers 1-0 in the DSTV Soweto Derby played at the FNB Stadium.

LIVE: Newly elected CAF president Patrice Motsepe briefs the media 16 March 2021, 1:00 PM

Newly elected Confederation of African Football president, Patrice Motsepe, is back in South Africa following last Friday's election. He briefs the media on his immediate plans.

Rio votes to put Pele’s name on famous Maracana stadium 10 March 2021, 3:48 AM

Brazil's world famous Maracana stadium is to get a new name, after the Rio de Janeiro state legislature voted on Tuesday to change its official title to the Edson Arantes do Nascimento - Rei Pele stadium.

Stellenbosch FC end winless streak, beat Cape Town City 2-1 6 March 2021, 8:51 PM

Stellies coach Steve Barker will be pleased with the result at the Cape Town Stadium as his team has struggled to secure wins since the beginning of the year.

Chelsea and United draw, Liverpool win as top-four battle heats up 1 March 2021, 2:11 AM

After Manchester City extended their lead of the Premier League, the battle for a top-four finish intensified on Sunday as Chelsea and Manchester United ground out a goalless draw, Leicester City lost and Liverpool finally came back to life.