Bafana Bafana

Igesund hurt in school sprint

2014-02-17 13:06
Gordon Igesund (Gallo Images)
Cape Town - Bafana Bafana coach Gordon Igesund was injured while running a 100m sprint at his son's sports day over the weekend.

According to the Soccer-Laduma website, Igesund sprained his ankle in the race at Rondebosch Boys Preparatory School in Cape Town.

He attended his six-year-old son Gareth's sports day and was persuaded to run in the father's 100m sprint race.

Luckily for the coach, X-rays confirmed that he had not broken anything.

Igesund's next assignment is when Bafana tackle Brazil at FNB Stadium on March 5.

He was last week told he will stay on as Bafana coach until his contract expires in June this year.

Igesund was called to a meeting with SAFA's technical committee to explain Bafana's early exit from the recent African Nations Championship (CHAN) hosted by South Africa.

Read more on:    bafana bafana  |  gordon igesund  |  soccer

Golden handshake for Pitso

2014-04-20 11:31


Read News24’s Comments Policy 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
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk


Should Gordon Igesund stay on as Bafana coach after yet another embarrassing failure in the CHAN tournament?

English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Featured Blog

The stock of Bulls and Sharks 2014 Super Rugby jerseys are slowly becoming available after the festive season break, writes blogger Baylion.

Latest blogs

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

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

Blogs Yes your opinion counts. Get it out there

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

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

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

iPhone Latest Sport24 news on your iPhone

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

TV schedule Plan your couch time with our searchable sport TV guide

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

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