Mashaba to gun for glory in Uyo

Bafana Bafana gaffer, Ephraim ‘Shakes’ Mashaba believes he his on a personal assignment on ending Nigeria's dominance on the rainbow nation. Nigeria will play host to South Africa in the Africa Cup of Nations qualifying game in Uyo on Wednesday and Mashaba is confident his boys are ready and would not

Uche expects tough test from South Africa

I kechukwu Uche has stressed Nigeria would need to keep their concentration level up in other to get past South Africa in a bid to nick the second qualification ticket for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations. South Africa,surprisingly, are sitting comfortably on the log 11 points while Nigeria and Congo currently

African teams in World Cup Qualifier playoffs

Minyahil Teshome completed his journey from villain to hero after firing Ethiopia into the play-offs for next summer's World Cup finals in Brazil. The 27-year-old struck a 61st-minute winner as Ethiopia came from a goal down against Central African Republic to win 2-1 and secure their place in Africa's 10-team play-off

McCarthy announces his retirement

Benni McCarthy has revealed he is plotting a career in coaching after announcing he has hung up his boots. The 35-year-old striker played in the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and England with Ajax, Porto, Celta Vigo, Blackburn and West Ham respectively, as well as in his native South Africa with Seven Stars

South Africa 0 – 0 Cape Verde

The Africa Cup of Nations began in anti-climactic fashion as South Africa and Cape Verde played out a 0-0 draw in Johannesburg. Cape Verde started well, soaking up the pressure of the home team as South Africa failed to create a single clear-cut chance in the first half. As the game wore

23-man squads of AFCON Participants

All the 16 participating nations of the 2013 Orange Africa cup of nations have released their final lists of 23 players. The continental showpiece runs from January 19 to February 10 in South Africa. Complete squads per group Group A: South Africa, Cape Verde, Morocco, Angola South Africa Goalkeepers: Itumeleng Khune (Kaizer Chiefs), Senzo