Register Login Scores


Paraguay Coach On Mandela & SA ‘Honour’

Juan Carlos Osorio, the head coach of Paraguay, says that it is an honour for the whole squad to be playing in a game to celebrate the birthday of Nelson Mandela. 
Los Guaraníes La Albirroja and Bafana Bafana will battle it out this evening in the Nelson Mandela Challenge at Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban, with South Africa facing non-African opposition for the first time in several years. 
Like Stuart Baxter, Osorio has spoken of the pride in the camp that they can play in such an occasion, calling it a ‘special day’.
The Colombian told SAFA, “It’s an honour that we can play against South Africa here in a special day for the whole nation. I think Mr Mandela has been a model (for) many, and we’re proud to be here to celebrate his birthday. 
Meanwhile, in terms of how he sees the encounter with Bafana, Osorio said, “As far as the game is concerned, I think it’s very important, but I do not think that the most important thing is the result. It’s about how we perform. 
“Paraguay has a crop of young players between the ages of 19 and 22 that I believe that, if they are well trained, in the future they can give the country a lot of happy days and good games.  
“We’ll try to put a starting XI and then give six more a chance to play against an important team, and hopefully we’ll learn a lot.”
Tonight’s clash will be the fourth meeting of the two teams, with two draws (2-2 in 2002 and 1-1 in 2010) and one Bafana victory (3-0 in 2008) being the results in the previous three encounters.  

Pirates Land New MDC Head Coach?

Paraguay Bring EPL, LaLiga Stars For Bafana Clash

Leopards Set To Win Race For Englishman…


Top 5

Breaking: Chiefs Suspend Bobby!

81 Aug 04, 2020 04:09 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

11 South African-born Players Who Represented Other Countries

24 Jul 11, 2020 08:01 PM in African Football

10 Footballers Who Were Rich Before Football

9 Jul 24, 2020 07:16 PM in International

Bobby’s Suspension: ‘This Is A Family Issue’

58 Aug 04, 2020 07:18 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

Drogba Causes Stir In Ivory Coast

18 Aug 03, 2020 05:02 PM in International

Report: Juventus Beat Man Utd To EPL Star

5 Aug 02, 2020 11:31 AM in Serie A

Rakhale's Best Looks Alongside His Car Collection

Aug 05, 2020 10:59 AM in Drip, Style & Swag

Man Utd Unveil 2020/21 Home Kit

8 Aug 04, 2020 05:21 PM in Manchester United

Breaking: Chiefs Suspend Bobby!

81 Aug 04, 2020 04:09 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

Kekana: We Won’t Cope Without The Fans

28 Aug 04, 2020 08:41 AM in Mamelodi Sundowns

11 Footballers Who Went Broke

33 Jun 10, 2020 07:15 PM in World News

‘Pirates Played Good Football When He Was Here’

6 Aug 04, 2020 02:10 PM in Orlando Pirates

The 10 Richest Footballers In The World

11 May 20, 2020 08:32 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch