“Bafana Bafana” is the expression of kind words which means “the boys” or we know them more commonly as The South Africa national football team. It is regulated and controlled by the South African Football Association (SAFA). Surprisingly, they arrived to the world stage in 1992, after years as they were banned from FIFA due to the racial discrimination.

As FIFA world cup 2010 is hosted by South Africa, the matches that are scheduled in the country Five of South Africa’s football stadiums had undergone overhaul. They are Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria, the Royal Bafokeng stadium and the Free State Stadium in Bloemfontein, Soccer City and Ellis Park in Johannesburg. Novel and advance stadiums were built at Nelson Mandela Bay in Port Elizabeth. Peter Mokaba stadium in Polokwane, some stadiums like Limpopo were rebuilt, and the King Senzangakhona Stadium in Durban.

Country South Africa South Africa
City Cape Town
Founded 1892
Website www.safa.net

Kings Park and Green Point stadium in Cape Town was completely renovated into a new multi-sport facility stadium, with an abjured dome to defend the fans and the players from the erratic winters.

For the FIFA World Cup 2010, the Captain for the team is Aaron Mokoena. The other team members of South African squad chosen as Goalkeeper are Itumeleng Khune, Moeneeb Josephs and Shu-Aib Walters. Some of the Defenders are Matthew Booth, Tsepo Masilela, Siboniso Gaxa including the captain for the team Aaron Mokoena. Midfielders are MacBeth Sibaya, Lance Davids, Teko Modise, and Kagisho Dikgacoi. Forwards are Bernard Parker, Katlego Mphela and Siyabonga Nomvethe.

South Africa Football Team has got millions of enthusiasts all over the world and also spectators love to watch their bouts live into the play ground. The admirers take pleasure and incidence the ecstasy during their match.

Major Achievements

South Africa became the foremost African nation to horde the FIFA World Cup, when it congregated the 19th FIFA World Cup in June 2010. Among the players Siphiwe Tshabalala was the first person to score a goal in this World Cup, which he did during the opening game against Mexico. Also South Africa had horded the FIFA Confederations Cup in the year 2009. The team’s utmost accomplishment was endearing the African Cup of Nations at home in the year 1996.