Bafana Did Us Proud
“Bafana Bafana are out of the World Cup but they won the hearts and minds of all South Africans and the whole world,” said the chief organiser of the 2010 tournament, Dr Danny Jordaan, after South Africa’s final group stage match against France in Bloemfontein last night.
Bafana Bow Out
South Africa had looked to be on their way to a miraculous escape out of Group A and into the knockout stage of the World Cup after leading 2-0 against ten men France. But Les Bleus scored a consolation to knock the sails out of Bafana and out of the World Cup.
South Africa Silenced
South Africa's World Cup campaign is now left in tatters as they lost 3-0 to Uruguay. Diego Forlan scored a brace, his second from a controversial spot-kick that saw goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune sent off. Alvaro Pereira added a third late on for the South Americans.
The 2010 World Cup has kicked off in style as South Africa and Mexico played out to a thrilling 1-1 draw in the opening game. Bafana went ahead through Tshabalala in the second half but El Tri equalised through Rafa Marquez to earn a share of the spoils.
South Africa On Song
It was a night of records in Polokwane on Monday as Bafana Bafana skipper Aaron Mokoena celebrated winning his 100th international cap by leading his side to a record 5-0 win over Guatemala in a World Cup warm-up.
WC Singer Passes Away
South African opera singer Siphiwo Ntshebe has died from meningitis, his record label Epic Records has announced. The 34-year-old was chosen by Nelson Mandela to perform at the opening ceremony of the World Cup.
Wits Take Nedbank Title
Bidvest Wits have been crowned the Nedbank Cup champions after beating AmaZulu 3-0 at the newly-revamped Soccer City Stadium on Saturday.
The Spain veteran has left Villarreal for the USA's second division, becoming part of coach Giovanni Savarese's relaunched franchise
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