Bafana coach Gordon Igesund says he will wait until Fifa has made its ruling against group leader Ethiopia before raising his hopes.
A defeat against Ethiopia would be disappointing, but it could give Gordon Igesund the chance he needs to plan a sustainable climb to respectability.
Gordon Igesund could run courses on what it means to have a thick skin and the art of making lemonade each time life serves you lemons.
Bafana Bafana are confident of their chances ahead of World Cup qualifiers, says head coach Gordon Igesund.
Bafana Bafana will play an international friendly against neighbours Lesotho in preparation for its two Fifa World Cup qualifying matches.
Gordon Igesund would do well to retain May Mahlangu in an attacking position as the national team prepares to take on Mali.
Safa is confident that coach Gordon Igesund will achieve his mandate of reaching the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals and keep his job.
Bafana Bafana have made it into the last-eight of the Africa Cup of Nations for the first time since 2002 after a 2-all draw to Morocco.
Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula is confident the Africa Cup of Nations will be a success, despite initial hiccups in the organising of the tournament.
South Africans hold this special belief that Bafana Bafana will surprise us one day and win a game, writes Mpho Moshe Matheolane.
Gordon Igesund and the team have one last chance to prove themselves ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations opener.
Bafana Bafana have been edged out 1-0 by a youthful and inexperienced Norway side at Cape Town Stadium.
Bafana skipper Bongani Khumalo says he has a difficult task on his hands as he tries to emulate 1996 Africa Cup of Nations winning captain Neil Tovey.
For Gordon Igesund, the next few weeks are all about building team spirit and getting the squad to gel as a unit ahead of the African Cup of Nations.
The return of Katlego Mphela and Thulani Serero could transform Gordon Igesund's Bafana Bafana into African Cup of Nations contenders.
Two first half goals, and a second half penalty helped Bafana Bafana to a 3-1 victory over Malawi at the Moses Mabhida Stadium.
Gordon Igesund believes his team will be ready to take on African champions Zambia, despite having the squad together for only one training session.
Gordon Igesund will travel to England to convince clubs there to release local players earlier to join the national squad ahead of Afcon tournament.
Bafana Bafana's best chance at the Nations Cup is to emerge at the top of group A, but it will take some nifty footwork, argues Carlos Amato.
Bafana Bafana were rewarded for a dominant display over Kenya as they overcame their opponents 2-1 in an international friendly match in Nairobi.