African Cup of Nations Preview: South Africa has to make it out of the group stage

From Africa is a Country Fri Jan 18 2013, 17:20:44

By Njabulo Ngidi* Minimum. Requirement. Semifinals. Africa Cup of Nations. Bafana Bafana. For some odd reason the suits in the South African Football Association chose to put hose nine words together when they drafted a mandate for coach Gordon Igesund when he took over the coaching post on the first of July last year. This [...]

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