Just a week before South Africa again welcomes the continent to the CAF Africa Cup of Nations, FIFA.com takes a look back at the famous Bafana Bafana team that won the event as hosts.
Neil Tovey, who led South Africa to breakthrough continental glory in 1996, believes Bafana Bafana can again triumph on home soil next year.
FIFA.com recalls how a Phil Masinga piledriver in their final qualifier against Congo in 1997 clinched South Africa a place at their first FIFA World Cup and put soccer firmly en route to becoming the mega-sport it is today in the country.
Former South Africa captain Neil Tovey was sacked as coach of second-from-bottom Premiership club Mpumalanga Black Aces on Thursday after a string of losses.
Captain of South Africa during their historic 1996 CAF Africa Cup of Nations triumph, Neil Tovey says Bafana needs to learn from the FIFA World Cup and keep getting bette.
Daine Klate celebrated his national team call-up by scoring twice for SuperSport United in a win over AmaZulu that stretched their lead to five points.