South Africa News
South Africa captain Steven Pienaar has retired from international football, preferring to focus on his club career at Everton.
South Africa have named Gordon Igesund as their new national team coach.
South Africa defender Tsepo Masilela could remain in La Liga next season, although not necessarily with Getafe, says his agent Mike Makaab.
South Africa midfielder Andile Jali is attracting interest from clubs around Europe, including the Premier League - according to his agent Paschalis Tontouris.
South Africa have sacked coach Pitso Mosimane following this weekend's disappointing draw with Ethiopia.
South Africa's FA (SAFA) has decided that it will not appeal against their failure to qualify for the African Cup of Nations.
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".
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.
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.
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.