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Bafana Bafana is not afraid of anyone – Stuart Baxter

Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter said this squad was not afraid of anyone and if they play to their full potential were capable of beating the best teams on the continent. Speaking at a pre-match press conference in the Egyptian capital of Cairo, the South African Men’s Senior National team coach said this squad was humble, hardworking and deserved the ...

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Baxter names Bafana starting XI for Ivory Coast clash

Bafana Bafana head coach Stuart Baxter has announced his starting XI against Ivory Coast in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations match scheduled for this afternoon, 24 June 2019, at Al Salam Stadium in Egypt. The game will kick off at 16h30. Bafana Bafana starting XI vs Ivory Coast: Ronwen Williams, Sfiso Hlanti, Buhle Mkhwanazi, Thulani Hlatshwayo (c), Thami Mkhize, ...

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CAF confirms water breaks during AFCON due to heat

The Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) has announced water breaks will be allowed during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations due to high temperature in Egypt. “The  average  (dry)  temperature  in  June / July  is  expected  to  be  between  35  °  C  and  38  °  C,  withan  average  humidity  of  40%  to 60%. This would give a high WBGT (Wet ...

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Africa Cup of Nations teams and their nicknames

List of the twenty-four countries that qualified for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations and their nicknames. Africa Cup of Nations teams and their nicknames: Egypt – The Pharaohs South Africa – Bafana Bafana Madagascar – Barea Cameroon – The Indomitable Lions Namibia – Brave Warriors Benin – The Squirrels Senegal – The Lions of Teranga Tunisia – Eagles of ...

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