Bafana Bafana

Bafana await Brazilian test

2012-06-21 07:44
Bafana Bafana (Gallo)
Johannesburg - The South African Football Association had planned for the national team to play a match against an African side before heading off to with the United States or Europe to lock horns with Selacao but with the match reportedly having been provisionally moved forward to Friday September 7, Bafana will face local opposition the following week.

SAFA are currently still in negotiations with the five-time world champions with the game set to be officially announced before the end of the week.

While South African recently drew two World Cup qualifiers 1-1, against Ethiopia and Botswana before a second string side easily dispatched Les Pantheres.

Brazil, meanwhile, had won six straight internationals before losing to Mexico and Argentina in recent weeks.

If the match does go ahead as planned, it will be a tricky introduction as Bafana boss for who ever is installed, with Gordon Igesund and Steve Komphela the two frontrunners for the job.

South Africa will play an as yet unnamed African opposition on September 11 before traveling to face Poland on October 12 while hosting another as yet unnamed team on October 16.

Read more on:    safa  |  gordon igesund  |  steve komphela  |  soccer
NEXT ON SPORT24X

WRAP: Champions League

2014-10-22 23:00

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
18 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

 

Red Bull Lionheart trail run - not for the fainthearted!

Entries are open, so what are you waiting for?

 
 

Where were you when you last felt alive?

Adventure holidays for your bucket list
Top 10 water sports to try before you die
6 impressive camping tips
LOL! The 8 stages of marathon running
Fixtures
15 November 2014
South Africa v Sudan, Mbombela Stadium 15:00
19 November 2014
Nigeria v South Africa, Uyo International Stadium 17:00
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team
Vote

Will Shakes Mashaba ensure Bafana Bafana qualify for AFCON 2015?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Featured

Got something you'd like to get off your chest? Got a burning desire to air an opinion? If so, be sure to sign-up on Sport24's FORUM!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

Newsletters Sign up for the Morning Glory, Super 15 and Soccer newsletters

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

Mobile Sport24 on your mobile phone - WAP, alerts, downloads, services

Forum Have your Say on Sport24's brand new Forum!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

iPhone Latest Sport24 news on your iPhone

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

Blogs Yes your opinion counts. Get it out there

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.