Gordon Igesund

Igesund proud of Bafana Bafana

Bafana Bafana coach Gordon Igesund heaped praises on his players after the national team drew 1-1 against Australia earlier this morning (SA time). A largely second-string Bafana took a surprising lead in the 13th minute through winger Ayanda Patosi, however the lead was short-lived as Socceroos captain Tim Cahill nodded home via a looping cross to even proceedings. Nonetheless, the ...

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Brave Bafana Bafana hold Socceroos

Bafana Bafana battled to a brave 1-1 draw against the Socceroos of Australia in an international friendly match played at ANZ Stadium in Sydney on Monday. The fixture was the Socceroos’ final game before they jet off to Brazil on Wednesday for the Fifa World Cup, starting on June 12. Coming into the game as underdogs, Gordon Igesund’s side fought ...

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Igesund – This is the team for the future

Bafana Bafana coach Gordon Igesund says regardless of the result when his charges take on the Socceroos of Australia, his squad was bound to go places in years to come. “They are bound to become integral members of the country’s vision of competing against the giants on the continent and in the world. The Association’s vision is to be constantly ...

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What policy guides Bafana and Youth National teams?

It is well known that the selection and preparation of national teams, their strategies and tactics are the responsibility of respective national coaches. In normal circumstances the performance objectives, playing philosophy, the process of identifying new/young talent, schedule of competitions and friendlies games and the management/bonuses of national team players are all recognized and regulated by every nation’s national teams’ ...

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