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SAFA used Gordon Igesund as scapegoat

I wasn’t shocked by the South African Football Association (SAFA) decision to release Gordon Igesund from his contract when it comes to an end. Igesund is a good coach, but unfortunate he created problems for himself.  He made many unconscious and questionable decisions which affected Bafana Bafana performance. Igesund selected his players based on reputation and favouritism than actual form ...

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Bafana Bafana coach Gordon Igesund sacked!

The South African Football Association (SAFA) have confirmed that Gordon Igesund’s contract as Bafana Bafana coach will not be renewed. “We will not renew Gordon Igesund’s contract. We will look for a replacement coach,” said SAFA President Dr Danny Jordaan. “The process for finding a new coach will start immediately after this press conference.” “Bafana Bafana is a global brand. ...

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Igesund – Australasian tour huge success

Bafana Bafana coach Gordon Igesund said the Australasia tour, which saw his charges draw with Australia and New Zealand, had achieved its desired objectives. South Africa drew 1-1 with 2014 FIFA World Cup-bound Socceroos on Monday, 26 May and 0-0 with the All Whites of New Zealand at Mt. Smart Stadium on Friday, 30 May to round off what the ...

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Bafana draw 0-0 with New Zealand

Bafana Bafana ended their Australasian tour with a goalless draw against All Whites at Mt Smart Stadium in Auckland on Friday. Bafana Bafana wasted several scoring chances and had they been more lethal, could have won the game easily. Tokelo Rantie could have made a dream start for Bafana Bafana in the very first minute after kick off but shot straight ...

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