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South Africa

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FNB Stadium (Soccer City)

Coach
Stuart Baxter

President
Danny Jordaan

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Africa Cup of Nations

Baxter denies South Africa favourites tag

South Africa coach Stuart Baxter dismissed the assertion from his Nigeria counterpart Gernot Rohr that Bafana Bafana are the favourites heading into Wednesday's Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final showdown.

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Nigerian goal poacher Ighalo could burst South African bubble

Former English Premier League forward Odion Ighalo could be the Nigerian who bursts the South African bubble when the countries clash Wednesday in an Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final.

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Baxter proud of South Africa 'masterclass'

Coach Stuart Baxter hailed South Africa's shock 1-0 defeat of Africa Cup of Nations hosts and title favourites Egypt in the last 16 on Saturday as a "masterclass".

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South Africa stun hosts Egypt at AFCON

Thembinkosi Lorch scored on 85 minutes to give South Africa a stunning 1-0 victory over Africa Cup of Nations hosts Egypt after a pulsating last-16 clash in Cairo Saturday.

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South Africa eye up "national disaster"against Egypt

South Africa boss Stuart Baxter believes it would be a "national disaster" for Egypt if his team were to beat the Africa Cup of Nations hosts in Saturday's last-16 meeting in Cairo.

Africa Cup of Nations

Tunisia, South Africa claim final last 16 spots at AFCON

Tunisia and South Africa filled the final two places in the Africa Cup of Nations last-16 draw Tuesday after a tense finish to the group stage in Egypt.

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African Cup of Nations last 16 line-up confirmed

After the conclusion of the group phase, we now know the last 16 line-up for the African Cup of Nations, a tournament organised by CAF and which is being held in Egypt.

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South Africa v Morocco: Bafana Bafana boss optimistic of Group D upset

Already through in Group D, Morocco can seal top spot against a South Africa side fast gaining in belief at the Africa Cup of Nations.

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South Africa stay in hunt for last-16 spot after laboured win

France-based Bongani Zungu scored as unimpressive South Africa laboured to a 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group D win over Namibia Friday to keep alive hopes of making the second round.

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South Africa v Namibia: Vilakazi expects Bafana Bafana response

Both South Africa and Namibia were beaten in their AFCON openers and the pressure is already building on Bafana Bafana in Egypt.

Africa Cup of Nations

'We belong here': South Africa's Baxter defiant in defeat

South Africa coach Stuart Baxter said his team's display in a 1-0 loss to Ivory Coast on Monday showed they could provide a tough test for any opponent at the Africa Cup of Nations.

Africa Cup of Nations

Kodjia edges Ivory Coast past South Africa

Jonathan Kodjia struck the only goal as Ivory Coast defeated South Africa 1-0 in the steamy Cairo heat on Monday in a meeting of former Africa Cup of Nations champions.

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Ivory Coast v South Africa - As it happened

Join us for live coverage of the AFCON group game between Ivory Coast and South Africa in Cairo.

Africa Cup of Nations

Ivory Coast v South Africa: Baxter fires warning as past winners collide

South Africa have won only one of their last 15 AFCON matches but coach Stuart Baxter promises to give Ivory Coast a run for their money.

Africa Cup of Nations

Mothiba: South Africa play like Barça

Lebo Mothiba daringly likened South Africa's training sessions to those of Barcelona, but the striker believes his battling style blended with the team's possession-based approach could deliver success at the Africa Cup of Nations.

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