South Africa national team

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Team overview
Match resultsNotable gamesTeam HonoursElo graphicsDemographicsFlags & kits
South Africa
Elo Score1654
Elo Ranking
48th
Attack70
Defence51
Population43 807 600 inhabitants (1998)
Affiliations
  • CAF: since June 1st, 1992
  • FIFA: 1910-1924 ; 1952-1961 ; 1963-1964 ; since June 1st, 1992

Major titles won by South Africa

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Major titles won by South Africa

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South Africa last international games

June 24th, 1998 in France – World Cup Group C
DJune 24th, 1998 in France
Saudi Arabia
1632
+2
2 - 21654
-2
South Africa
World Cup
Group C
June 18th, 1998 in France – World Cup Group C
DJune 18th, 1998 in France
Denmark
1874
-19
1 - 11656
+19
South Africa
World Cup
Group C
June 12th, 1998 in France – World Cup Group C
LJune 12th, 1998 in France
France
2010
+7
3 - 01637
-7
South Africa
World Cup
Group C
June 6th, 1998 in Germany – Friendly
DJune 6th, 1998 in Germany
Iceland
1480
+5
1 - 11644
-5
South Africa
Friendly
May 25th, 1998 in Argentina – Friendly
LMay 25th, 1998 in Argentina
Argentina
1888
+4
2 - 01649
-4
South Africa
Friendly
May 20th, 1998 in South Africa – Friendly
DMay 20th, 1998 in South Africa
South Africa
1653
-4
1 - 11627
+4
Zambia
Friendly
February 28th, 1998 in Burkina Faso – Africa Cup of Nations Final
LFebruary 28th, 1998 in Burkina Faso
Egypt
1709
+41
2 - 01657
-41
South Africa
Africa Cup of Nations
Final
February 25th, 1998 in Burkina Faso – Africa Cup of Nations Semi-final
WFebruary 25th, 1998 in Burkina Faso
South Africa
1698
+14
2 - 11504
-14
Dem. Rep. of Congo
Africa Cup of Nations
Semi-final
February 22nd, 1998 in Burkina Faso – Africa Cup of Nations Quarter-final
WFebruary 22nd, 1998 in Burkina Faso
South Africa
1684
+33
2 - 11737
-33
Morocco
Africa Cup of Nations
Quarter-final
February 16th, 1998 in Burkina Faso – Africa Cup of Nations Group C
WFebruary 16th, 1998 in Burkina Faso
South Africa
1651
+16
4 - 11353
-16
Namibia
Africa Cup of Nations
Group C

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South Africa Elo rating evolution up to July 31st, 1998

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South Africa results by competition up to July 31st, 1998

Competition P W D L GS GC GD
World Cup 3 0 2 1 3 6 -3
World Cup qualifiers 12 8 2 2 13 7 +6
Confederations Cup 3 0 1 2 5 7 -2
Africa Cup of Nations 12 8 2 2 20 8 +12
Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers 9 3 3 3 8 11 -3
COSAFA Cup 1 0 0 1 2 3 -1
Others 72 29 11 32 137 141 -4
Total 112 48 21 43 188 183 +5

South Africa notable games

First international
July 9th, 1906 in Argentina – Friendly
First international
July 9th, 1906
WJuly 9th, 1906
in Argentina
Argentina
1980
-17
0 - 11817
+17
South Africa
Friendly
First competitive game
August 16th, 1992 in Zimbabwe – Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
First competitive game
August 16th, 1992
LAugust 16th, 1992
in Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe
1481
+56
4 - 11710
-56
South Africa
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
First World Cup qualifier
October 10th, 1992 in Nigeria – World Cup qualifier
First World Cup qualifier
October 10th, 1992
LOctober 10th, 1992
in Nigeria
Nigeria
1668
+31
4 - 01649
-31
South Africa
World Cup qualifier
First World Cup game
June 12th, 1998 in France – World Cup Group C
First World Cup game
June 12th, 1998
LJune 12th, 1998
in France
France
2010
+7
3 - 01637
-7
South Africa
World Cup
Group C
Highest Elo rating: 1817 points
July 9th, 1906 in Argentina – Friendly
Highest Elo rating
1817 points
WJuly 9th, 1906
in Argentina
Argentina
1980
-17
0 - 11817
+17
South Africa
Friendly
Lowest Elo rating: 1613 points
July 11th, 1993 in Zambia – Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
Lowest Elo rating
1613 points
LJuly 11th, 1993
in Zambia
Zambia
1660
+26
3 - 01613
-26
South Africa
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
Win against strongest opponents: 1980 points
July 9th, 1906 in Argentina – Friendly
Win against strongest opponents
1980 points
WJuly 9th, 1906
in Argentina
Argentina
1980
-17
0 - 11817
+17
South Africa
Friendly
Loss against weakest opponents: 1395 points
January 24th, 1998 in Namibia – COSAFA Cup
Loss against weakest opponents
1395 points
LJanuary 24th, 1998
in Namibia
Namibia
1395
+31
3 - 21648
-31
South Africa
COSAFA Cup
Most points won in a game: 37 points
January 31st, 1996 in South Africa – Africa Cup of Nations Semi-final
Most points won in a game
37 points
WJanuary 31st, 1996
in South Africa
South Africa
1726
+37
3 - 01702
-37
Ghana
Africa Cup of Nations
Semi-final
Most points lost in a game: -56 points
August 16th, 1992 in Zimbabwe – Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
Most points lost in a game
-56 points
LAugust 16th, 1992
in Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe
1481
+56
4 - 11710
-56
South Africa
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
Largest win
September 17th, 1955 in Australia – Friendly
Largest win
WSeptember 17th, 1955
in Australia
Australia
1645
-25
0 - 81771
+25
South Africa
Friendly
Largest loss
July 17th, 1920 in South Africa – Friendly
Largest loss
LJuly 17th, 1920
in South Africa
South Africa
1760
-14
1 - 92040
+14
England
Friendly

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