South Africa

Wednesday 25 March 2015

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Lamola is currently on nine league goals this season, but the former Roses United striker tells Goal that not every good player will make it to the Bafana Bafana squad

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Ayanda Patosi tells the Safa media that he was saddened when he was left out of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations squad but he also understands that football has such disappointments

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Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba named his starting line-up for Wednesday's international friendly against Swaziland, with Thulani Hlatshwayo handed the captain's armband

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Mashaba, who coached Swaziland between 2008 and 2010, says beating his former employers is not top of his priority as he only wants to test his players' mindset

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Khune has admitted that the current Bafana crop knows little about Swaziland, while Jali is banking on Mashaba's inside knowledge to win in Mbabane on Wednesday night

Tuesday 24 March 2015

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The Peoples Elephant’s midfielder has hailed his call up to the senior national team while hoping for a chance to feature against the Cranes on Wednesday

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The Ifeanyi Ubah goalkeeper said he is hugely encouraged by his first national team call-up with a chance to compete with the legendary Nigeria number one

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Mathoho has been an integral member of Mashaba's squad over the last six months, but his absence will allow the former SA under-23 mentor to assess other players

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Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane is not happy that the majority of his players have been overlooked for places in the Bafana Bafana squad

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Anele Ngcongca, May Mahlangu and Dean Furman have all been ruled out of the upcoming friendlies with Swaziland and Nigeria on Wednesday and Sunday respectively

Monday 23 March 2015

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The out-of-contract coach was previously asked to draw up a list of player names to be invited for the friendly matches before the decision was overruled

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The West Brom striker who did not take part in his side’s match on Saturday due to injury will now miss the friendlies this week as the Warri Wolves striker has been called up

Sunday 22 March 2015

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Bafana Bafana defender Thulani Hlatshwayo says he is eagerly looking forward to playing the Super Eagles of Nigeria next Sunday in Nelspruit

Saturday 21 March 2015

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Banyana Banyana beat Botswana 1–0 in the first leg of the All Africa Games qualifier match, played at Molepolole Stadium on the outskirts of Gaborone, on Saturday afternoon.

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Platinum Stars welcome Nedbank Cup rivals Mamelodi Sundowns to Phokeng on Sunday, knowing that they have an impressive Cup record against them

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Maluleka, who has six international caps under his belt, is still hoping to don the gold and green jersey in the near future, although he admits that it's all up to Mashaba