South Africa News

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Pienaar retires from international football

ESPN staff | October, 2 2012

South Africa captain Steven Pienaar has retired from international football, preferring to focus on his club career at Everton.

Gordon Igesund gets South Africa job

June, 30 2012

South Africa have named Gordon Igesund as their new national team coach.

Masilela interest from around Spain - agent

ESPN staff | June, 25 2012

South Africa defender Tsepo Masilela could remain in La Liga next season, although not necessarily with Getafe, says his agent Mike Makaab.

South African Jali draws interest from England

ESPN staff | June, 19 2012

South Africa midfielder Andile Jali is attracting interest from clubs around Europe, including the Premier League - according to his agent Paschalis Tontouris.

South Africa sack coach Pitso Mosimane

ESPN staff | June, 5 2012

South Africa have sacked coach Pitso Mosimane following this weekend's disappointing draw with Ethiopia.

South African FA withdraw appeal over ANC

Firdose Moonda | October, 19 2011

South Africa's FA (SAFA) has decided that it will not appeal against their failure to qualify for the African Cup of Nations.

Sports minister blasts South Africa 'disgrace'

Firdose Moonda | October, 18 2011

South Africa's sports minister, Fikile Mbalula, has called the country's failure to qualify for next year's African Nations' Cup a "disgrace and an embarrassment".

South Africa to appeal over ANC failure

ESPNsoccernet staff and Firdose Moonda | October, 9 2011

The South African Football Association (SAFA) has registered an appeal with the Confederation of African Football (CAF) over its side's failure to qualify for the 2012 African Cup of Nations tournament.

Libya and South Africa plan ANC swap

Firdose Moonda | August, 18 2011

South Africa and Libya have agreed to swap hosting rights for their respective African Nations Cup tournaments. The arrangement, if ratified by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) at a meeting in Cairo next month, will see South Africa organise the continental tournament in 2013 and Libya in 2017, giving the war-torn nation more time to prepare.

Petersen gets top FA job in South Africa

Firdose Moonda | July, 27 2011

Robin Petersen, former Premier Soccer League chief executive, has been named the new South African Football Association chief executive. Peterson was in charge of the South African league from October 2000 to December 2001.

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