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Latest FIFA Rankings Confirmed

Bafana Bafana climbed up two spots in the latest FIFA rankings to 57th worldwide but remained 10th in Africa. Hugo Broos' men collected four points during the recent 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers, drawing 1-1 in Nigeria before beating Zimbabwe 3-1 at a packed Freestate Stadium. ALSO READ: 2025 AFCON Qualifier Groups...

Banyana Held To Disappointing Draw

African Champions Banyana Banyana conceded a last-minute penalty against Senegal as the two sides played to a dull 1-1 draw in the first of two friendly internationals played at the Stade Lat Dior on Saturday evening. In the fourth minute, the Les Teranga Lionesses were first to show intent at...

Ellis Names Banyana Squad

Banyana Banyana coach Desiree Ellis has announced her squad for the upcoming friendlies against Senegal. The reigning Women's Africa Cup of Nations champions will face Senegal twice away from home on 27 May and 5 June. “There are players coming back from injury, and we also want to see other players...

Champions Senegal Knocked Out Of AFCON

Defending champions Senegal were knocked out of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations after losing 5-4 on penalties to hosts Ivory Coast. The two African giants Ivory Coast and Senegal faced each other for a place in the quarter-finals. The defending champions started the match with an early goal inside...

AFCON Group Stage Awards

The Confederation of African Football have announced some awards for the group stages of the Africa Cup of Nations, with defending champions Senegal bagging two accolades. After an exciting first part of the tournament, the 2023 AFCON has two rest days before the knockout stages start on Saturday. Senegal were the...

AFCON Last 16 Clashes Confirmed, Bafana Opponents Revealed

After Group F concluded on Wednesday evening, all Round of 16 clashes, including Bafana Bafana's with Morocco, of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations were confirmed. Africa's highest-ranked team qualified from Group F alonside Congo DR after beating Zambia 1-0, while DRC drew 0-0 with Tanzania. As a consequence, Morocco will...

Senegal Beat Cameroon To Book Round Of 16 AFCON Spot

Defending champions Senegal booked their spot in the knockout stages of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations as they beat Cameroon 3-1 in the Group B match at Charles Konan Banny de Yamoussoukro on Friday.   Former Watford striker Ismaila Sarr saw his turn take a huge deflection and beat...

Champions Senegal Start AFCON With Easy Win Over Gambia

Top-ranked side Senegal started their defence of the Africa Cup of Nations in Ivory Coast 2023 with a 3-0 win over The Gambia at Charles Konan Banny de Yamoussoukro Stadium on Monday.   Pape Gueye, who plies his trade at Marseille in France, drilled home in just the fourth minute...

Pitso Reveals His AFCON Favourites

Former Mamelodi Sundowns and Al Ahly coach Pitso Mosimane has revealed his favourites to win the Africa Cup of Nations. Mosimane, who is currently without a head coach job, is one of the analysts at SuperSport during the AFCON tournament. 'Jingles' is arguably the best club coach on the continent and...

Supercomputer Predicts AFCON Winner, Rates Bafana Chances

The Opta supercomputer has predicted that Senegal will defend their Africa Cup of Nations title, while Bafana Bafana's chances of winning the tournament were rated at just 2.1%. This year's AFCON, which was pushed to 2024 due to weather concerns last year, seems to be an evenly-matched tournament, with no...

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