South Africa to play exhibition in Brazil
South Africa will travel to Brazil for an exhibition in
September to mark the symbolic handover of World Cup hosting
The South African Football Association said Friday that Bafana
Bafana would face the five-time World Cup winner and 2014 host in
Sao Paulo on Sept. 7.
The game also will likely be the first in charge for South
Africa’s new coach, who is expected to be announced at the end of
SAFA chief executive Robin Petersen says South Africa, which
hosted the first World Cup in Africa in 2010, has been working to
organize the game for six months.
Brazil beat Bafana Bafana 1-0 in the last game between the two
countries, a Confederations Cup matchup in South Africa in