Bafana coach Gordon Igesund has expressed his disappointment after Nigeria beat the national team 3-1 in the African Nations Championship match.
Bafana Bafana have been dealt a blow with the news that goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune will be kept out of Nigeria's deciding Chan match against them.
South Africa's national team has a real chance of winning Chan 2014, but they must first overcome the Nigeria jinx.
Football body Fifa has received a complaint of racism against Stephen Keshi after he said a rival was "a white dude" who didn't know about Africa.
Bafana coach Gordon Igesund has insisted the SA team was neither “bulldozed nor bullied” by Nigeria during the Nelson Mandela Challenge.
Bafana Bafana are determined to use Wednesday's Nelson Mandela Challenge match against Nigeria as a confidence builder, says midfielder Dean Furman.
Bafana Bafana coach Gordon Igesund insists he rewarded players purely on performance and form after naming a strong 28-man squad.
Nigeria has survived a fright in Ivory Coast to book a place at the African Nations Championship finals for the first time.
Nigeria has beaten Côte d'Ivoire 4-1 while Morocco shocked title-holders Tunisia this weekend in 2014 African Nations Championship qualifiers.
Juventus has virtually sealed its place in the Champions League quarterfinals, punishing poor defending with clinical finishing to beat Celtic 3-0.
Nigeria's African Cup of Nations victory over Burkina Faso has a deeper political meaning, writes Percy Zvomuya.
Nigeria has taken the champion title against Burkina Faso for the Africa Cup of Nations 2013.
Nigeria has beaten Burkina Faso 1-0 at the National Stadium to lift the Africa Cup of Nations trophy.
A swell of spectators have converged on the National Stadium ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations closing ceremony in Johannesburg.
A stunning first-half display helped Nigeria book their place in the Afcon final by beating Mali 4-1 in the semifinal at Moses Mabhida Stadium.
Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi has spoken out against the appointment of "mediocre" European coaches by African teams, ahead of his side's tie with Mali.
The Africa Cup of Nations enters its semifinal stage in Durban with Nigeria and Mali set for an unexpected meeting in the east coast city.
Nigeria shocked title favourites Cte d'Ivoire 2-1 on Sunday in their Africa Cup of Nations quarterfinal match in Rustenburg.
Chelsea winger Victor Moses, who has missed Nigeria's opening game, is expected to enter the Africa Cup of Nations fray against Zambia.