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Shakes’ return starts here

He’s with Witbank Spurs, but at least it’s a move back into pro coaching for mouthy Mashaba

Shakes Mashaba: Gabuza should have been protected

Former Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba says the coach is meant to protect the player

Media slam ’embarrassing’ Bafana

South Africa's Africa Cup of Nations defeat in Mauritania this weekend was a blow to the country.

The ‘bad boys’ are back in town

After the African Nations Cup debacle, Shakes seems to have no choice but to bring back Bafana's brash foreign-based players.

Bafana crash out of Afcon as Ghana and Algeria advance

South Africa's campaign ended with a single point from three outings, which was more than enough to send Ghana and Algeria to the second round.

Bafana face Senegal in ‘must-win’ Afcon encounter

"There is no way we cannot feel the pressure. But everyone is under pressure, even the opposition," coach Shakes Mashaba said.

Mashaba shakes up our expectations

Shakes Mashaba's regime has generated optimism around Bafana Bafana for the first time in more than a decade, but it is unclear if this is justified.

Bafana’s chances may be undermined by too much optimism

South Africa kicks off in an Afcon group of death, of which the opponents are at least aware. Safa however is already happy with the placement alone.

This is no time for showboating, warns Mashaba

Ephraim "Shakes" Mashaba said on Saturday he would now work on keeping his players grounded after they defeated Congo-Brazzaville 2-0 on Saturday.

Form finally wins favour with Shakes

Bafana Bafana's coach has based his selection on taking the team to the Nations Cup in Morocco.

Brave Bafana need experience injection to finish the job

Mashaba should beef up the squad and allow more convincing options off the bench, instead of players who haven't even touched a ball in the PSL yet.

Why is Shakes rattled at rollcall?

Mashaba is back – and he's just as defensive as ever about his push for patriotism over self-publicity.

Bafana’s Mashaba calls for ‘cohesion’ among coaches

National squad coach Shakes Mashaba, who relinquished his role as Amajita's mentor, has called for continuity as Safa finds a replacement for him.

Shakes has little to play with

There is a dearth of real talent and there is no time to nurture players for Bafana.

Shakes Mashaba is new Bafana coach

Safa has appointed South African coach Ephraim "Shakes" Mashaba as the new head coach of Bafana Bafana, a position he held previously in 2002.

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