Minister of Sport and Recreation, Fikile Mbalula, has lauded the sports bodies taking a stance against the xenophobic attacks and says that sport, yet again, is playing a role in uniting people in our country.
Danny Jordaan has said South Africa does not have a large pool of young football players. But a number of initiatives are being put in place to develop athletes to compete in the 2022 Qatar World Cup. There are plenty of mountains to climb on the way there, but there is a passion to succeed.
Brand South Africa hosted journalists visiting South Africa for the 2013 Orange Africa Cup of Nations. The tour kicked off in Durban two days before the tournament got under way, and moved to Johannesburg and the venue for the opening ceremony.
• Football Fridays is back!
Some of football's future stars are making their way to the Mother City for the prestigious Cape Town International Soccer Challenge, a tournament featuring the under-20 squads from eight African and South American teams.
• Boost for South African football coaching
Coach Pitso Mosimane of South Africa’s national football team Bafana Bafana has announced a 23-man squad that will meet the US in the annual friendly Nelson Mandela Challenge.
South Africa’s major football bodies have signed an agreement with the Local Organising Committee of the 2010 World Cup to facilitate the sharing of skills and knowledge for the benefit of the local game