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South African Football Association
CAF
Association crest
Founded 1991
FIFA affiliation 1992
CAF affiliation 1992
President Kirsten Nematandani

The South African Football Association or SAFA is the governing body of football (soccer) in South Africa.

Contents

History

South Africa is hosting the 2010 FIFA World Cup. In April 2008, they appointed Joel Santana as the new manager of their national team.[1] However on 19 October 2009, he was relieved of his duties having lost eight of the last nine friendly matches.[2]

Staff

  • Chairman: Kirsten Nematandani
  • Vice-President: Mwelo Nonkonyana[3]

National teams

  • UNDER-12 (Tsetse-flies)
  • UNDER-17 (Amajimbos)
  • UNDER-20 (Amajita)
  • UNDER-23 (Amaglug-glug)

SAFA Regions

SAFA's 9 Provinces

  • SAFA Eastern Cape
  • SAFA Free State
  • SAFA Gauteng
  • SAFA KwaZulu-Natal
  • SAFA Mpumalanga
  • SAFA Northern Cape
  • SAFA Limpopo
  • SAFA North-West
  • SAFA Western Cape

Leagues

Associate Members

  • USSASA
  • SASSU
  • SAIFA
  • SAFCA
  • SAFMA

References

  1. ^ http://www.sa2010.gov.za/news/230408_coach.php
  2. ^ http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/football/africa/8315221.stm
  3. ^ Ende eines Irrtums: Südafrika hofft auf Parreira

External links

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