23 January 2008
bafana bafana and the afcon
So, the biggest soccer event in Africa, the African Cup of Nations, began on the Monday. Most of you don't give a lick about a soccer, but this isn't your blog is it? :) We're going to go ahead and assume that you like soccer as much as the average South African - that is to say, as much as this guy (see photo).
I am going to be posting all of the South African results here. (This will be in addition to regular posts so don't give up on me on those days - soccer posts will be extra.)
The South African national squad, known as Bafana Bafana (literally "the boys") has a big test ahead of them. They are one of the weaker teams on the continent, but are in need of major improvement to avoid embarrassing themselves in 2010 when they host the World Cup.