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#South Africa

# south-africa-soccer - Friday 17 February, 2017

Ex-Ireland boss Trapattoni aiming to make international football return

The South African Football Association say the veteran Italian manager is among the applicants for the vacant national team post.

# south-africa-soccer - Saturday 10 September, 2016

Pressure eased on Michael Cheika as Australia dig deep to see off the Springboks

The Wallabies avoided a seventh straight defeat.

# south-africa-soccer - Thursday 4 August, 2016

Neymar fails to spark Brazil in South Africa stalemate

Group A is now in a four-way tie on one point after Iraq and Denmark also played out a scoreless draw.

# south-africa-soccer - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

Rio 2016 is officially underway but the Olympic Stadium is empty for first event

Sweden are taking on South Africa in a group-stage women’s football clash.

# south-africa-soccer - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

‘He said: listen, I know how you feel… Just have a beer with me’

South Africa coach Heyneke Meyer gives an insight into his special relationship with All Blacks boss Steve Hansen.

# south-africa-soccer - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

South Africa’s most famous footballer mugged at gunpoint while getting his hair cut

Gunmen stole Benni McCarthy’s wedding ring, watch and other valuables, his agent said.

# south-africa-soccer - Sunday 28 December, 2014

Scorching wings to powerful props: 5 international players who broke through in 2014

One of Ireland’s World Cup pool opponents unearthed a few gems this year.

# south-africa-soccer - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

We’ll Leave It There So: James O’Donoghue out for six months and all today’s sport

We’ve also got news from the Sprinboks camp, the Champions League and the Melbourne Cup.

# south-africa-soccer - Monday 3 November, 2014

9 signs the November Internationals are about to start

From dusting down that old scarf to ordering a hot whiskey.

# south-africa-soccer - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Rob grabs Springboks by the Horne to secure Aussie victory

Winger Rob Horne’s last gasp try sealed a dramatic win for Australia.

# south-africa-soccer - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Fernandinho scored an absolute beauty as Brazil won 5-0 tonight

A much-hyped friendly between the last and next World Cup hosts lacked bite as the ‘Selecao’ exploited woeful Bafana Bafana defending