Bafana Bafana restored some dignity and pride by thrashing Namibia in the COSAFA Cup plate semi-final on Tuesday evening. The South African side never looked like losing the match and ended up convincing winners.
Bafana Bafana captain Siyanda Xulu has called on his young side to pick themselves up and restore the nation’s pride in the team by winning the COSAFA Cup plate. Bafana will face Namibia in the plate semi-final on Tuesday.
Bafana Bafana head coach Stuart Baxter confirmed that he would not be changing his policy of investing in young players, this despite the team suffering a shock and somewhat humiliating defeat to Madagascar in the COSAFA Cup.
Bafana Bafana have suffered a humiliating defeat at the hands of Madagascar in the COSAFA Cup quarter-final held in Polokwane on Saturday. The island nation beat South Africa 4-3 on penalties after a 0-0 draw in regular time.
National soccer team Bafana Bafana exited the COSAFA tournament after losing to Madagascar on penalties. South Africans took to social media to express their disappointment at the team's performance. More here.
Midfielder Dean Furnam had many nerves this weekend as he prepared for the biggest match of his life, that is his marriage to long-time girlfriend Tash Howarth. The Bafana Bafana player couldn't contain his excitement on Twitter
Maritzburg United defender Siyanda Xulu has admitted that he was just as surprised as everyone else when he was announced as Bafana Bafana's captain for the COSAFA Cup. Xulu said he was pleased and proud by the news.
Bafana Bafana head coach Stuart Baxter has called on his COSAFA squad of players to turn in performances which will cause him selection headaches. Baxter wants his young-guns to raise their hands and impress him.