South Africa national football team

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2010 FIFA World Cup National Football Teams (Pot 1)
South Africa national football team
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ConfederationCAF (Africa)
FIFA ranking83
Elo ranking68
CaptainAaron Mokoena
Head coachCarlos Alberto Parreira
Statistics
Most capsAaron Mokoena (100)
Top scorerBenni McCarthy (35)
Highest FIFA ranking16 (August 1996)
Lowest FIFA ranking124 (December 1992)
Highest Elo ranking21 (9) (September 1996 (October 1955)
Lowest Elo ranking94 (May 2006)
First international1906-07-09 Argentina 0-1 South Africa (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
Biggest winAustralia 0-8 South Africa (Adelaide, Australia; 1955-09-17)
Biggest defeatAustralia 5-1 South Africa (Newcastle, Australia; 1947-06-07)

Mexico 4-0 South Africa (Los Angeles, USA; 1993-10-06)

USA 4-0 South Africa (Washington, USA; 2000-06-03)

Nigeria 4-0 South Africa (Monastir, Tunisia; 2004-01-31)
World Cup Appearances2 (First in 1998)
World Cup Best resultRound 1: 1998, 2002
African Nations Cup Appearances7 (First in 1996)
African Nations Cup Best result1st: 1996
Copa América Appearances
Copa América Best result
European Championship Appearances
European Championship Best result
Confederations Cup Appearances2 (First in 1997)
Confederations Cup Best result4th: 2009
Olympic medal records
Gold
Silver
Bronze
Other
Nickname(s)Bafana Bafana (The Boys)
AssociationSouth African Football Association
Home stadiumSoccer City
FIFA codeRSA
Wikipediahttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Africa_national_football_team
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