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Banyana Banyana get R500k for winning COSAFA Cup

History was made on Wednesday when pan-African broadcast network, Kwesé, handed over prize-money totaling R1-million to the 2017 COSAFA Women’s Championships, elevating the status of the event to that of the senior men’s competition. It is a massive stamp of approval from the exclusive broadcaster for the women’s game in the region, which has grown immensely in recent years with ...

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SAFA mourns Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s passing

The South African Football Association (SAFA) joined the millions of people around the world in mourning the passing away of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela. Madikizela-Mandela, 81, died at the Netcare Milpark Hospital in Johannesburg on Monday, 2 April 2018. A statement from SAFA read, “It is with profound sadness that we inform the public that Mrs Winnie Madikizela-Mandela passed away at the ...

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Nkompela appointed Acting SAFA President

SAFA President, Dr Danny Jordaan, has as of today, 31 March 2018, appointed Vice-President Mr Xolile Nkompela as the Acting President. Dr Jordaan is out of the country and currently attending a CAF engagement in Madagascar where the entire CAF Executive Committee is meeting together with the continent’s FA Presidents. Also in Madagascar is world football governing body, FIFA secretary ...

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SAFA behind Danny Jordaan despite rape allegations

The South African Football Association (SAFA) says its President Dr Danny Jordaan has been unfairly treated by the media regarding the rape allegations against him. ANC MP Jennifer Ferguson has publicly accused Jordaan of sexually assaulting her at a hotel in Port Elizabeth in 1994. The South African Football Association Statement read as follows: “We note that there has been, ...

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