Register Login Scores


Bafana To Turn Down Thai Invite?

Soccer Laduma have been informed that the South African Football Association (SAFA) are likely to turn down an invite to compete in the 2018 King’s Cup in Thailand.

The Siya crew reported earlier in the week that the FA had received an invite for the senior men’s national team, Bafana Bafana, to compete in the Kings Cup in Thailand which will be taking place in Bangkok next month.

Though the likes of Gabon, Slovakia and the United Arab Emirates are all said to have been confirmed for this year’s edition of the tournament, a reliable Siya source has confirmed that it is unlikely that Bafana will be heading to Thailand to participate in the tournament.  

“The objective of SAFA is to ensure that Bafana Bafana need to play highly ranked opposition and thus playing in this competition does not fulfil that mandate,” said the source.

“Since the tournament itself is not an official FIFA event participating teams are not obliged to bring their full strength squads meaning that the teams will likely be not at their full strengths,” added the Siya source.

Meanwhile, Bafana will be resuming their 2019 AFCON qualifiers in September this year.

Bafana Secure Invite To International Tournament


Top 5

Khune In Bafana's 26-man Squad For Ghana & Sudan

226 Mar 04, 2021 12:02 PM in Bafana

Pirates’ First CAF Group Match Venue Confirmed   

7 Mar 04, 2021 08:57 AM in Orlando Pirates

Gallery: Shocking State Of Iconic International Stadiums

7 Feb 28, 2021 05:28 PM in World News

Swallows Take Decision On Chiefs Target

50 Mar 04, 2021 12:53 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

Chiefs In Talks To Sign Swallows Star

69 Feb 28, 2021 09:01 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Gallery: Shocking State Of Iconic International Stadiums

7 Feb 28, 2021 05:28 PM in World News

Man Of The Hour – Peep Makaringe’s German Ride Flexes

1 Mar 03, 2021 12:13 PM in Stars & Their Cars

Money Matters – The Most Economic Rides In The PSL

Mar 03, 2021 02:57 PM in Stars & Their Cars

Disgruntled Man Utd Star To Pick African Nation Over England

8 Mar 01, 2021 08:32 PM in English Premier League

20 Players Who Left Downs To Play Abroad

8 Mar 04, 2021 08:00 AM in Mamelodi Sundowns

The Highest-Paid African Stars In The EPL

18 Feb 02, 2021 07:14 PM in English Premier League

Big Name PSL Players With Contracts Expiring

29 Mar 04, 2021 07:21 AM in PSL

12 Players Who Went Bankrupt

23 Dec 07, 2020 12:34 PM in World News

Ivorian Striker To Force Exit, Pirates Move Pending?

17 Mar 04, 2021 10:23 AM in Orlando Pirates