Gallery: Nelson Mandela meets Bafana Bafana

Photographs courtesy the Nelson Mandela Foundation.*

Wearing the number 4 captain’s shirt, statesman and former president Nelson Mandela met Bafana Bafana, South Africa’s national football squad, in Johannesburg on 3 June to wish the team success in the 2010 Fifa World Cup.

 

Nelson Mandela meets Bafana Bafana

Nelson Mandela and Bafana Bafana.
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Nelson Mandela meets Bafana Bafana

Mandela with defender Matthew Booth …
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Nelson Mandela meets Bafana Bafana

with midfielder Steven Pienaar …
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Nelson Mandela meets Bafana Bafana

midfielder Teko Modise …
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Nelson Mandela meets Bafana Bafana

goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune …
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Nelson Mandela meets Bafana Bafana

and midfielder Siphiwe Tshabalala.
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*Note: These photographs are copyrighted to the Nelson Mandela Foundation. They may not be archived or sold on.

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