Outside Cape Town, in the heart of wine country, a town that has been rugby-obsessed for decades sees a football team shove its way to the front.
Former Genk and Mamelodi Sundowns right back Anele Ngcongca was killed in a car accident on Monday morning, SAFA has confirmed.
Hakim Ziyech and Riyad Mahrez were easy picks, but no Nigerians made the cut for the African Dream Team of the international break.
ESPN assesses the state of play after four of six rounds of matches in Africa Cup of Nations qualifying.
We look at six players who may feel they have a score to settle in Bafana Bafana's Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Sao Tome and Principe.
Carlisle United midfielder Dean Furman knows the curtains are closing on his South Africa career, but he's not content to go gently into the night.
There has never been an international football window like this one, with Africa's players last competing for their countries 11 months ago.
Dutch club Ajax Amsterdam have ended a relationship with Ajax Cape Town that spanned more than 20 years.
South Africa's season will resume with the Nedbank Cup semifinals on Aug. 8, before the Premier Soccer League recommences three days later.
South Africa's PSL will resume the 2019-20 season in "the first week of August" after a meeting between the SAFA and their league counterparts.
Barcelona goalkeeper coach Jon Pascua may rub shoulders with Ter Stegen and Messi these days, but he learned his most valuable lessons in Africa.
It's been a decade since South Africa's Bafana Bafana kicked off the 2010 World Cup, the first and only on the continent. Where are they now?
CAF, Africa's football governing body, gave member nations till 5 May to decide a way forward for their leagues. So where does the continent stand?
Former Manchester United midfielder Quinton Fortune has denied reports to ESPN that he will be scouting for talent in South Africa for the club.
Ed Dove looks at key African players whose ability to play at the Olympic Games might be affected the the postponement of the Games until 2021.
There's a little football club, at the tip of Africa and far away from Merseyside, that has the support of Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp.
From Nigeria's Daniel Akpeyi to Holland's Boy de Jong, nearly every team in the PSL features a foreign 'keeper. But what does that mean for Bafana?
The likes of Nigeria and Senegal are in World Cup qualification groups they should easily win... But hubris could see a giant come crashing down.
Cape Town City coach Jan Olde Riekerink has had a tricky start to life at the club, facing defeats and a fanbase still missing Benni McCarthy.
Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Ghana, and South Africa face tough roads to Qatar as African qualifying competition for the 2022 World Cup was unveiled.
The recent CAF Awards ceremony provided an ideal opportunity to look forward and predict how the next year will look for African football.
The Bundesliga doesn't have a massive foothold in Africa... yet. Robert Klein, the league's international CEO, plans to change that.
Luther Singh has helped South Africa's Under-23s qualify for the Tokyo Olympics, but his long term goals see him wearing a Barcelona shirt too.
What did we learn about Egypt, Ivory Coast and South Africa during the U-23 Africa Cup of Nations, and how are they shaping up for Tokyo 2020?