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SABC hits back at Safa over dispute on airing of Bafana Bafana matches

CAPE TOWN, October 12 – The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) on Thursday, refuted that it had made a “miniscule” offer to the country’s soccer governing body to broadcast games by the national men’s and women’s football teams. A statement from the broadcaster hit back at the SA Football Association (Safa) who earlier in the […]

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SABC not broadcasting Bafana Afcon qualifier against Seychelles

JOHANNESBURG, October 11 – The SA Football Association (Safa) on Thursday confirmed that Bafana Bafana’s Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier against Seychelles at FNB Stadium on Saturday will not be broadcast by the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC). Safa released a statement on the matter: “The South African Football Association (Safa) wishes to announce […]

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SABC won’t disclose financial terms of English Premier League deal

JOHANNESBURG, August 22 – The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) said on Wednesday that it cannot divulge the figures of the English Premier League matches deal due to “commercially sensitive information”, but said that the cost to the broadcaster was minimal compared to its investment into other local sporting codes. On Tuesday, the cash-strapped public broadcaster announced […]

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Banyana coach Ellis names squad to prepare for 2018 Cosafa Women’s Championship

JOHANNESBURG, August 1 – Desiree Ellis, coach of the Sasol-sponsored Banyana Banyana, has announced a squad for a training camp to prepare for the upcoming 2018 Cosafa Women’s Championship, which will be hosted by South Africa starting at the end of August. Banyana Banyana’s training camp takes place in Johannesburg from August 5-10, and Ellis […]