Local football was once on the right track, but there’s still hope: Singh

9 July 2020, 8:55 PM
While the South African Football Association (SAFA) is usually a subject of criticism, former SAFA Instructor, Sudesh Singh has come out to say the association was in fact once headed in the right direction.
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