Bafana Bafana


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Bafana Bafana

(baˈfɑːna)
pl n
(Soccer) South African the official name for the South African national soccer team
[C20: from Nguni bafana the boys]
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Baxter, qui a ete nomme en mai 2017 a la tete des Bafana Bafana, a dit que "quelqu'un doit poursuivre le projet", avant d'ajouter que sa demission etait une decision personnelle.
But interestingly, Egyptian spectators who attended the match loudly joined their Nigerian counterparts leaving the very small South African support an isolated lot.The local fans probably got behind the Super Eagles to get back at Bafana Bafana that eliminated the host nation from the tournament at the round of 16 stage four days earlier.
A statement issued by Femi Adesina,?Special Adviser to the President (Media and Publicity) moments after they thrashed Bafana Bafana 2 - 1, said with a well-deserved victory over South Africans, President Buhari believed, like millions of other sports-loving Nigerians, that the mission of having the trophy in our hands for the fourth time is almost accomplished for the high flying Eagles.
Before the game, Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter spoke about causing an Egyptian "national disaster", and his team played with an intensity to match their game plan from the first whistle.
The former Bafana Bafana defender was part of the 1998 Afcon squad which managed to reach the final, and said bad things can happen to any football team in the world.
He said he was impressed by Zebras' first game against South Africa's Bafana Bafana as they came from behind to claim victory.
Les 3 matches ont ete mal geres par Rachid Taoussi, notamment celui contre les Bafana Bafana. C'etait tellement fatal pour les Lions de l'Atlas qui se trouvaient dans l'obligation de defier l'Afrique du sud dans une 3 e et derniere sortie pour esperer se qualifier.
Percy Tau and Lebo Mothiba goals ensured that Bafana Bafana lifted the trophy as they cruised to victory in the invitational trophy.
Bafana Bafana defied all odds to win the annual Charles Oppong Buchere tournament for the second time after seeing off Khwisero All Stars 6-5 on post-match penalties in the finals of the fifth edition.
Friday's game was a replay of the fixture between the two nations which took place a year ago in which Bafana Bafana won 2-1, a game in which Ndoye scored.