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Mudau Opens Up On That Miss Vs Nigeria

Mamelodi Sundowns and Bafana Bafana right-back Khuliso Mudau has opened up about his missed chance against Nigeria in the semi-finals of the recently concluded Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Ivory Coast. Bafana came from a goal down in the semi-final against the Super Eagles and dragged the match in...

Benni – This Was Bafana’s Strongest Weapon At AFCON

Benni McCarthy believes that unity was Bafana Bafana’s strongest weapon at the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Ivory Coast. Though the team started the tournament with a loss they went as far as finishing third and collect a first continental medal in 24 years. Coach Hugo Broos had...

Benni – People Are Asking Me About Bafana Stars

Manchester United first team coach Benni McCarthy says he has received a lot of questions about South African players after their heroics at the recently concluded Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). Bafana finishing third in the Ivory Coast and impressed throughout the tournament with a majority of locally-based players. McCarthy...

Monare – What Jomo Taught Me

Orlando Pirates and Bafana Bafana midfielder Thabang Monare says his time at Jomo Cosmos and working with the legendary Jomo Sono himself prepared him to deal with everything that got him to the AFCON.   Monare was at the Africa Cup Of Nations tournament in the Ivory Coast where Bafana...

Kekana Looking Beyond AFCON After Semi-Final Heartbreak

Bafana Bafana defender Grant Kekana says they need to take the positives of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations ahead of their upcoming challenges. The 2025 AFCON and 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers are on the horizon this year and Hugo Broos' is likely to lead them beyond the continental...

Iheanacho Heaps Praise On Bafana

Nigeria forward Kelechi Iheanacho has praised Bafana Bafana for pushing them to their limits in the semi-final of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations. The Super Eagles ousted South Africa on penalties, with the former Manchester City man firing the winner past Ronwen Williams. But the outcome could have gone either...

Nigeria Down Bafana On Penalties

Nigeria have advanced to the final of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations after a 4-2 penalty shootout win over Bafana Bafana at the Stade de la Paix on Wednesday evening. The build-up to the game brought fireworks off the pitch but calmness was exercised from the coaches Hugo Broos and...

Monare – What Manyama Told Me Before AFCON

Bafana Bafana midfielder Thabang Monare has revealed that former teammate Lebogang Manyama was one of the people who understood what it meant for him to be part of the AFCON squad. Monare made the team in what some people believed was one of the surprises in Hugo Broos’s final AFCON...

Nwabali – Why I Wanted To Face Bafana

The first 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) semi-final between Nigeria and South Africa is one of the most anticipated matches but it is also a wish come true for Nigeria goalkeeper Stanley Nwabali. The event in Ivory Coast is the Chippa United goal minder’s first AFCON and he has...

Williams Deflects Praise After Record-Breaking Exploits

Bafana Bafana captain Ronwen Williams says his Man of the Match award after a record-breaking penalty shoot-out to beat Cape Verde 2-1 in the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations is not for him to celebrate. Williams saved a staggering four penalties, something not achieved in AFCON history as...

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