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Senegalese humanitarian appointed Fifa’s first female secretary-general

Fifa’s new secretary-general is an African, and just as extraordinary, a woman. Senegal’s Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura’s appointment is being greeted with optimism in the football world with Fifa’s president Gianni Infantino believing she is the best person to help him rebuild the organisation.

Senegalese humanitarian appointed Fifa’s first female secretary-general (2)

Fifa’s new secretary-general is an African, and just as extraordinary, a woman. Senegal’s Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura’s appointment is being greeted with optimism in the football world with Fifa’s president Gianni Infantino believing she is the best person to help him rebuild the organisation.

South African may win FIFA goal of the year

South African may win FIFA goal of the year

Hlompho Kekana's goal against Cameroon in the Afcon match over the weekend has put him in the running for the FIFA Puskas Award for goal of the year. Kekana shot from 70 yards out, slipping the ball neatly past goalkeeper Guy N'dy Assembe, to hit the back of the net.

Infographic: Bafana Bafana ready to conquer Africa

With South Africa at 14/1 favourites to win the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea, they certainly stand out as the wild cards of the event. They are placed in the tournament’s group of death, with Ghana, Senegal and Algeria having better odds of winning the tournament. We analyse Bafana Bafana and their chances of bringing home the cup.

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Algeria, Nigeria carry Africa’s hopes in Brazil

Four years on from the 2010 Fifa World Cup, the first ever held in Africa, the continent's representatives have so far put in a strong showing at Brazil 2014, with two out of five teams progressing to the round of 16 after the conclusion of the group stage on Thursday.

Top tunes for football glory

The hugely popular Waka Waka for the 2010 tournament in South Africa was the most commercially successful World Cup anthem ever. Catchy, vibrant, energetic and patriotic, it had all the elements needed for a stadium hit. Other anthems have not been as successful, though.

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20 years, 20 South African sporting highlights

From that famous, nation-uniting triumph in the 1995 Rugby World Cup through to Ernst van Dyk's historic 10th victory in the 2014 Boston Marathon, the last two decades have seen numerous sporting successes for the democratic South Africa. Brad Morgan picks out 20 of the highlights.
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Bafana squad named for tour Down Under

Bafana Bafana coach Gordon Igesund has announced an 18-man squad to play international friendly matches against Australia and New Zealand next month. South Africa's previous two encounters with the Socceroos both ended in draws; in their only previous encounter with New Zealand, in 2009, they won 2-0.

Fifa World Cup Legacy Trust has changed lives

The 2010 Fifa World Cup Legacy Trust has helped a number of football-related community development organisations improve the lives of children across South Africa....

Fifa World Cup Legacy Trust has changed lives

The 2010 football World Cup in South Africa may be a distant memory, but its legacy lives on through the Fifa World Cup Legacy Trust. In the first allocation of funds, 14 organisations got some financial assistance. This has had a huge impact on the lives of some of the country's poorest children.

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