Desiree Ellis says the unavailability of some of her senior Banyana players will serve as a perfect opportunity for her juniors to prove their worth.
Safa technical director and former Bafana Bafana captain Neil Tovey is in critical condition after suffering a heart attack.
Desiree Ellis was overwhelmed when Safa announced her as Banyana Banyana’s interim coach, but she is nervous, writes Mohau Ramashidja.
Interim Banyana Banyana coach Desiree Ellis has named the squad to play Egypt in a friendly match on October 22.
He was again booed by Bafana fans against Ghana, but Thamsanqa Gabuza still remains a firm favourite of coach Shakes Mashaba.
There was much to ponder for Bafana Bafana after they managed to hang on for a draw in an international friendly against Ghana.
Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba would've learnt some real truths about some players following a 1-1 draw with Ghana.
Pirates goalkeeper Brighton Mhlongo will make his senior international debut in a Bafana team that has seven changes for the friendly against Ghana.
Safa are finally getting into the habit of securing top international friendly matches for Bafana to help sharpen them, says Mazola Molefe.
A jet-lagged and rejigged Bafana side will have to dig deep for a positive result when they face Ghana in an international friendly.
Tuesday’s clash against Ghana’s “Black Stars” will give Shakes Mashaba an opportunity to look at some of his fringe Bafana Bafana players.
Itumeleng Khune saved a Jonathan Pitroipa penalty 10 minutes into the match, and earned the respect of the Ouagadougou locals, writes Mazola Molefe.
“We need to sit with our players and teach them how to calculate times and read the game.”
Itumeleng Khune almost single-handedly kept Bafana in the game against Burkina Faso with a number of brilliant saves.
Dean Furman, the goal scorer in Bafana’s 1-1 draw against Burkina Faso, has described the side’s remaining WC qualifiers as ‘cup finals’.