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South Africa


Federation founded: 1991
FIFA member since: 1992
Confederation: CAF
Colours: Gold and green
Nickname: Bafana Bafana
World Cups qualified for: 3 (of 20)
Best results: 17th place in 2002

WORLD CUP RANKING
P 9 W 2 D 4 L 3 GF 11 GA 16 Pts 10
South Africa are 43rd on the all-time table.

WORLD CUP SUMMARY
1994 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1998 First round 24 Squad Qualifiers
2002 First round 17 Squad Qualifiers
2006 Did not qualify Qualifiers
2010 First round 20 Squad Hosts
2014 Did not qualify Qualifiers
* South Africa entered first time for the 1994 World Cup.

TEAM RECORDS
Champions -
Finalists -
Semifinalists (or top 4) -
Quarterfinalists (or top 8) -
Biggest win 2-1 vs France 2010
Biggest loss 0-3 vs France 1998
0-3 vs Uruguay 2010
Most wins in a row 1
Most losses in a row 1
Longest unbeaten run 4
Longest run without win 4
Longest run qualifying 2 (1998-02)
Longest run not qualifying 1
Penalty shoot-outs -
RSA vs Europe W2 - D1 - L2
RSA vs South America W0 - D1 - L1
RSA vs Asia W0 - D1 - L0
RSA vs N/C America W0 - D1 - L0

MOST WORLD CUP APPEARANCES
Quinton Fortune 6 1998-02
Benni McCarthy 6 1998-02
Aaron Mokoena 6 2002-10
Lucas Radebe 6 1998-02
Pierre Issa 4 1998-02
Macbeth Sibaya 4 2002-10

MOST WORLD CUP GOALS
Shaun Bartlett 2 1998
Benni McCarthy 2 1998-02


 

YEAR RD OPPONENTS RESULT 1998 1R France L 0-3 1R Denmark D 1-1 1R Saudi Arabia D 2-2 2002 1R Paraguay D 2-2 1R Slovenia W 1-0 1R Spain L 2-3 2010 1R Mexico D 1-1 1R Uruguay L 0-3 1R France W 2-1



 

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