South Africa blame ‘politics’ for humiliating loss to Egypt

As South Africa reeled on Wednesday after a humiliating defeat by Egypt in a contest to decide the new 2019 Africa Cup of Nations hosts, the blame game began. South African football officials said the 16-1 vote in favour of…

Nigeria retain AWCON title with shootout win over South Africa

Nigeria Super Falcons have retained the AWCON trophy after beating South Africa 4-3 on penalties in the final game of the 2018 edition at the Accra Sports Stadium in Ghana on Saturday. Dubbed revenge or repeat by football pundits, the…

Banyana vice-captain Jane to miss Women’s Afcon final

South Africa vice-captain Refiloe Jane will miss the final of the 2018 Women’s Afcon against Nigeria, which will take place on Saturday, 1 December at the Accra Sports Stadium. Jane, who played all the matches at the tournament, left Ghana…

AWCON 2018 Finale: Nigeria to defend title against South Africa

Nigeria will defend their Women’s Africa Cup of Nations title against South Africa on Saturday in Accra. Their victories in the semi-finals mean they also clinch places at next year’s Women’s World Cup in France – for Nigeria it will…

AWCON 2018: History beckons for South Africa

Banyana Banyana are just 90 minutes away from reaching their dream of qualifying for the elusive spot in the FIFA World Cup. The South African Senior Women’s National Team has never qualified for the football soccer spectacle and is now…

AWCON 2018: Holders Nigeria score four as South Africa net seven

Big wins for holders Nigeria and South Africa mean Group B at the Women’s Africa Cup of Nations will be decided by the final games on Saturday. Nigeria got their title defence back on track with a 4-0 win over…

AWCON 2018: South Africa stun Nigeria in Group B opener

A brilliant strike by substitute Chrestina Thembi Kgatlana five minutes from time handed South Africa a dream start in the tournament as they beat holders Nigeria 1-0 in their Group B opener on Sunday in Cape Coast. Kgatlana struck late…

Women’s Afcon: Black Queens confirm Zambia, Kenya, South Africa friendlies

The Black Queens have lined up three international friendly games before next month’s African Women’s Cup of Nations to be staged in Ghana. After extensive deliberations between the GFA Normalization Committee, the Black Queens Technical team and budgetary support from…

Ghana get tricky Women’s Afcon draw

Hosts Ghana were handed a tricky group for the 2018 TOTAL Africa Women’s Africa Cup of Nations when they were drawn to face Cameroon and Mali in Group A. The Black Queens, who will based in the capital Accra, will…

Siyabonga Nomvethe: South African veteran to retire at 41

Veteran South African striker Siyabonga Nomvethe will retire from football at the end of the season at the age of 41. His club Amazaulu announced the news at a press conference at Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban Friday morning. Nomvethe…

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