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First internationals

First international
July 9th, 1906 in Argentina – Friendly
First internationalWJuly 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 gameLAugust 16th, 1992
in Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe
1481
+56
4 - 11711
-56
South Africa
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
First world cup game
June 12th, 1998 in France – World Cup Group C
First world cup gameLJune 12th, 1998
in France
France
2010
+7
3 - 01637
-7
South Africa
World Cup
Group C
First world cup qualifier
October 10th, 1992 in Nigeria – World Cup qualifier
First world cup qualifierLOctober 10th, 1992
in Nigeria
Nigeria
1669
+32
4 - 01649
-32
South Africa
World Cup qualifier

Last internationals

Last international
November 17th, 2019 in South Africa – Africa Cup of Nations qualifier Group C
Last internationalWNovember 17th, 2019
in South Africa
South Africa
1533
+5
1 - 01276
-5
Sudan
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
Group C
Last competitive game
November 17th, 2019 in South Africa – Africa Cup of Nations qualifier Group C
Last competitive gameWNovember 17th, 2019
in South Africa
South Africa
1533
+5
1 - 01276
-5
Sudan
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
Group C
Last world cup game
June 22nd, 2010 in South Africa – World Cup Group A
Last world cup gameWJune 22nd, 2010
in South Africa
South Africa
1619
+42
2 - 11776
-42
France
World Cup
Group A
Last world cup qualifier
November 14th, 2017 in Senegal – World Cup qualifier
Last world cup qualifierLNovember 14th, 2017
in Senegal
Senegal
1750
+6
2 - 11545
-6
South Africa
World Cup qualifier

Finals played in major tournaments

Africa Cup of Nations 1996
February 3rd, 1996 in South Africa – Africa Cup of Nations Final
Africa Cup of Nations 1996WFebruary 3rd, 1996
in South Africa
South Africa
1743
+18
2 - 01609
-18
Tunisia
Africa Cup of Nations
Final
Africa Cup of Nations 1998
February 28th, 1998 in Burkina Faso – Africa Cup of Nations Final
Africa Cup of Nations 1998LFebruary 28th, 1998
in Burkina Faso
Egypt
1709
+41
2 - 01657
-41
South Africa
Africa Cup of Nations
Final

Highest Elo ratings

1st (1817 pts)
July 9th, 1906 in Argentina – Friendly
1st (1817 pts)WJuly 9th, 1906
in Argentina
Argentina
1980
-17
0 - 11817
+17
South Africa
Friendly
2nd (1809 pts)
June 29th, 1910 in South Africa – Friendly
2nd (1809 pts)LJune 29th, 1910
in South Africa
South Africa
1809
-8
0 - 32131
+8
England
Friendly
3rd (1806 pts)
October 1st, 1955 in Australia – Friendly
3rd (1806 pts)WOctober 1st, 1955
in Australia
Australia
1611
-14
1 - 41806
+14
South Africa
Friendly
4th (1801 pts)
July 23rd, 1910 in South Africa – Friendly
4th (1801 pts)LJuly 23rd, 1910
in South Africa
South Africa
1801
-8
2 - 62139
+8
England
Friendly
5th (1794 pts)
July 30th, 1910 in South Africa – Friendly
5th (1794 pts)LJuly 30th, 1910
in South Africa
South Africa
1794
-7
3 - 62146
+7
England
Friendly

Lowest Elo ratings

1st (1452 pts)
September 2nd, 2006 in South Africa – Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
1st (1452 pts)DSeptember 2nd, 2006
in South Africa
South Africa
1452
-11
0 - 01360
+11
Congo
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
2nd (1453 pts)
May 10th, 2006 in Lesotho – Friendly
2nd (1453 pts)DMay 10th, 2006
in Lesotho
Lesotho
1146
+6
0 - 01453
-6
South Africa
Friendly
3rd (1458 pts)
May 21st, 2006 in Botswana – COSAFA Cup
3rd (1458 pts)DMay 21st, 2006
in Botswana
Botswana
1331
+2
0 - 01458
-2
South Africa
COSAFA Cup
4th (1459 pts)
September 9th, 2007 in South Africa – Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
4th (1459 pts)LSeptember 9th, 2007
in South Africa
South Africa
1459
-36
1 - 31561
+36
Zambia
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
January 30th, 2006 in Egypt – Africa Cup of Nations Group C
-LJanuary 30th, 2006
in Egypt
Zambia
1516
+24
1 - 01459
-24
South Africa
Africa Cup of Nations
Group C
5th (1460 pts)
May 20th, 2006 in Botswana – COSAFA Cup
5th (1460 pts)WMay 20th, 2006
in Botswana
South Africa
1460
+7
1 - 01172
-7
Swaziland
COSAFA Cup

Wins against strongest opponents

1st (2123 pts)
November 19th, 2013 in South Africa – Friendly
1st (2123 pts)WNovember 19th, 2013
in South Africa
South Africa
1575
+19
1 - 02104
-19
Spain
Friendly
2nd (1997 pts)
July 9th, 1906 in Argentina – Friendly
2nd (1997 pts)WJuly 9th, 1906
in Argentina
Argentina
1980
-17
0 - 11817
+17
South Africa
Friendly
3rd (1931 pts)
July 8th, 2005 in United States – CONCACAF Gold Cup Group C
3rd (1931 pts)WJuly 8th, 2005
in United States
South Africa
1617
+44
2 - 11887
-44
Mexico
CONCACAF Gold Cup
Group C
4th (1915 pts)
November 27th, 1999 in South Africa – Friendly tournament
4th (1915 pts)WNovember 27th, 1999
in South Africa
South Africa
1661
+22
1 - 01893
-22
Sweden
Friendly tournament
5th (1827 pts)
March 26th, 2008 in South Africa – Friendly
5th (1827 pts)WMarch 26th, 2008
in South Africa
South Africa
1517
+28
3 - 01799
-28
Paraguay
Friendly

Wins against strongest opponents in a competitive game

1st (1931 pts)
July 8th, 2005 in United States – CONCACAF Gold Cup Group C
1st (1931 pts)WJuly 8th, 2005
in United States
South Africa
1617
+44
2 - 11887
-44
Mexico
CONCACAF Gold Cup
Group C
2nd (1818 pts)
June 22nd, 2010 in South Africa – World Cup Group A
2nd (1818 pts)WJune 22nd, 2010
in South Africa
South Africa
1619
+42
2 - 11776
-42
France
World Cup
Group A
3rd (1793 pts)
March 26th, 2011 in South Africa – Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
3rd (1793 pts)WMarch 26th, 2011
in South Africa
South Africa
1635
+25
1 - 01768
-25
Egypt
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
4th (1769 pts)
February 22nd, 1998 in Burkina Faso – Africa Cup of Nations Quarter-final
4th (1769 pts)WFebruary 22nd, 1998
in Burkina Faso
South Africa
1684
+33
2 - 11736
-33
Morocco
Africa Cup of Nations
Quarter-final
5th (1738 pts)
January 31st, 1996 in South Africa – Africa Cup of Nations Semi-final
5th (1738 pts)WJanuary 31st, 1996
in South Africa
South Africa
1725
+37
3 - 01701
-37
Ghana
Africa Cup of Nations
Semi-final

Losses against weakest opponents

1st (1191 pts)
June 14th, 2008 in Sierra Leone – World Cup qualifier
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
1st (1191 pts)LJune 14th, 2008
in Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone
1222
+31
1 - 01486
-31
South Africa
World Cup qualifier
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
2nd (1208 pts)
September 5th, 2015 in Mauritania – Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
2nd (1208 pts)LSeptember 5th, 2015
in Mauritania
Mauritania
1256
+48
3 - 11504
-48
South Africa
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
3rd (1258 pts)
July 21st, 2001 in Malawi – COSAFA Cup
3rd (1258 pts)LJuly 21st, 2001
in Malawi
Malawi
1292
+34
1 - 01628
-34
South Africa
COSAFA Cup
4th (1300 pts)
January 10th, 2004 in Mauritius – COSAFA Cup
4th (1300 pts)LJanuary 10th, 2004
in Mauritius
Mauritius
1348
+48
2 - 01598
-48
South Africa
COSAFA Cup
5th (1309 pts)
September 4th, 2011 in Niger – Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
5th (1309 pts)LSeptember 4th, 2011
in Niger
Niger
1341
+32
2 - 11628
-32
South Africa
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier

Losses against weakest opponents in a competitive game

1st (1191 pts)
June 14th, 2008 in Sierra Leone – World Cup qualifier
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
1st (1191 pts)LJune 14th, 2008
in Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone
1222
+31
1 - 01486
-31
South Africa
World Cup qualifier
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
2nd (1208 pts)
September 5th, 2015 in Mauritania – Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
2nd (1208 pts)LSeptember 5th, 2015
in Mauritania
Mauritania
1256
+48
3 - 11504
-48
South Africa
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
3rd (1258 pts)
July 21st, 2001 in Malawi – COSAFA Cup
3rd (1258 pts)LJuly 21st, 2001
in Malawi
Malawi
1292
+34
1 - 01628
-34
South Africa
COSAFA Cup
4th (1300 pts)
January 10th, 2004 in Mauritius – COSAFA Cup
4th (1300 pts)LJanuary 10th, 2004
in Mauritius
Mauritius
1348
+48
2 - 01598
-48
South Africa
COSAFA Cup
5th (1309 pts)
September 4th, 2011 in Niger – Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
5th (1309 pts)LSeptember 4th, 2011
in Niger
Niger
1341
+32
2 - 11628
-32
South Africa
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier

Most points won in a game

1st (+44 pts)
July 8th, 2005 in United States – CONCACAF Gold Cup Group C
1st (+44 pts)WJuly 8th, 2005
in United States
South Africa
1617
+44
2 - 11887
-44
Mexico
CONCACAF Gold Cup
Group C
2nd (+43 pts)
June 10th, 2017 in Nigeria – Africa Cup of Nations qualifier Group E
2nd (+43 pts)WJune 10th, 2017
in Nigeria
Nigeria
1633
-43
0 - 21651
+43
South Africa
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
Group E
3rd (+42 pts)
January 30th, 2002 in Mali – Africa Cup of Nations Group B
3rd (+42 pts)WJanuary 30th, 2002
in Mali
South Africa
1657
+42
3 - 11618
-42
Morocco
Africa Cup of Nations
Group B
June 22nd, 2010 in South Africa – World Cup Group A
-WJune 22nd, 2010
in South Africa
South Africa
1619
+42
2 - 11776
-42
France
World Cup
Group A
4th (+40 pts)
July 6th, 2019 in Egypt – Africa Cup of Nations Round of 16
4th (+40 pts)WJuly 6th, 2019
in Egypt
Egypt
1611
-40
0 - 11550
+40
South Africa
Africa Cup of Nations
Round of 16
5th (+37 pts)
January 31st, 1996 in South Africa – Africa Cup of Nations Semi-final
5th (+37 pts)WJanuary 31st, 1996
in South Africa
South Africa
1725
+37
3 - 01701
-37
Ghana
Africa Cup of Nations
Semi-final

Most points lost in a game

1st (-56 pts)
August 16th, 1992 in Zimbabwe – Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
1st (-56 pts)LAugust 16th, 1992
in Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe
1481
+56
4 - 11711
-56
South Africa
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
2nd (-48 pts)
September 5th, 2015 in Mauritania – Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
2nd (-48 pts)LSeptember 5th, 2015
in Mauritania
Mauritania
1256
+48
3 - 11504
-48
South Africa
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
January 10th, 2004 in Mauritius – COSAFA Cup
-LJanuary 10th, 2004
in Mauritius
Mauritius
1348
+48
2 - 01598
-48
South Africa
COSAFA Cup
3rd (-47 pts)
June 18th, 2005 in South Africa – World Cup qualifier
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
3rd (-47 pts)LJune 18th, 2005
in South Africa
South Africa
1573
-47
0 - 21544
+47
Ghana
World Cup qualifier
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
April 6th, 1997 in Congo – World Cup qualifier
-LApril 6th, 1997
in Congo
Congo
1481
+47
2 - 01714
-47
South Africa
World Cup qualifier
4th (-46 pts)
February 3rd, 2002 in Mali – Africa Cup of Nations Quarter-final
4th (-46 pts)LFebruary 3rd, 2002
in Mali
Mali
1521
+46
2 - 01611
-46
South Africa
Africa Cup of Nations
Quarter-final
5th (-41 pts)
February 28th, 1998 in Burkina Faso – Africa Cup of Nations Final
5th (-41 pts)LFebruary 28th, 1998
in Burkina Faso
Egypt
1709
+41
2 - 01657
-41
South Africa
Africa Cup of Nations
Final

Largest wins

1st
September 17th, 1955 in Australia – Friendly
1stWSeptember 17th, 1955
in Australia
Australia
1645
-25
0 - 81772
+25
South Africa
Friendly
2nd
April 9th, 1977 in South Africa – Friendly
2ndWApril 9th, 1977
in South Africa
South Africa
1788
+3
7 - 01448
-3
Rhodesia
Friendly
3rd
July 5th, 1947 in New Zealand – Friendly
3rdWJuly 5th, 1947
in New Zealand
New Zealand
1425
-11
0 - 61726
+11
South Africa
Friendly
September 24th, 1955 in Australia – Friendly
-WSeptember 24th, 1955
in Australia
Australia
1625
-20
0 - 61792
+20
South Africa
Friendly
October 13th, 2018 in South Africa – Africa Cup of Nations qualifier Group E
-WOctober 13th, 2018
in South Africa
South Africa
1560
+2
6 - 0959
-2
Seychelles
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
Group E
4th
July 12th, 1947 in New Zealand – Friendly
4thWJuly 12th, 1947
in New Zealand
New Zealand
1415
-10
3 - 81736
+10
South Africa
Friendly
5th
November 27th, 2007 in South Africa – Friendly
5thWNovember 27th, 2007
in South Africa
South Africa
1485
+3
5 - 01136
-3
Lesotho
Friendly
May 31st, 2010 in South Africa – Friendly
-WMay 31st, 2010
in South Africa
South Africa
1581
+8
5 - 01429
-8
Guatemala
Friendly

Largest wins in a competitive game

1st
October 13th, 2018 in South Africa – Africa Cup of Nations qualifier Group E
1stWOctober 13th, 2018
in South Africa
South Africa
1560
+2
6 - 0959
-2
Seychelles
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
Group E
2nd
June 22nd, 2016 in Namibia – COSAFA Cup
2ndWJune 22nd, 2016
in Namibia
South Africa
1603
+14
5 - 11318
-14
Swaziland
COSAFA Cup
3rd
June 2nd, 2007 in South Africa – Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
3rdWJune 2nd, 2007
in South Africa
South Africa
1495
+9
4 - 01236
-9
Chad
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
June 4th, 2016 in Gambia – Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
-WJune 4th, 2016
in Gambia
Gambia
1284
-20
0 - 41605
+20
South Africa
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
4th
February 16th, 1998 in Burkina Faso – Africa Cup of Nations Group C
4thWFebruary 16th, 1998
in Burkina Faso
South Africa
1651
+16
4 - 11353
-16
Namibia
Africa Cup of Nations
Group C
February 27th, 1999 in South Africa – Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
-WFebruary 27th, 1999
in South Africa
South Africa
1667
+9
4 - 11420
-9
Gabon
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
August 24th, 2002 in South Africa – COSAFA Cup
-WAugust 24th, 2002
in South Africa
South Africa
1665
+3
4 - 11225
-3
Swaziland
COSAFA Cup
June 7th, 2008 in South Africa – World Cup qualifier
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
-WJune 7th, 2008
in South Africa
South Africa
1517
+8
4 - 11254
-8
Equatorial Guinea
World Cup qualifier
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
September 7th, 2013 in South Africa – World Cup qualifier
-WSeptember 7th, 2013
in South Africa
South Africa
1567
+8
4 - 11288
-8
Botswana
World Cup qualifier
June 5th, 2018 in South Africa – COSAFA Cup
-WJune 5th, 2018
in South Africa
South Africa
1558
+12
4 - 11365
-12
Namibia
COSAFA Cup
5th
January 13th, 1996 in South Africa – Africa Cup of Nations Group A
5thWJanuary 13th, 1996
in South Africa
South Africa
1706
+18
3 - 01531
-18
Cameroon
Africa Cup of Nations
Group A
January 31st, 1996 in South Africa – Africa Cup of Nations Semi-final
-WJanuary 31st, 1996
in South Africa
South Africa
1725
+37
3 - 01701
-37
Ghana
Africa Cup of Nations
Semi-final
June 15th, 1996 in South Africa – World Cup qualifier
-WJune 15th, 1996
in South Africa
South Africa
1752
+6
3 - 01421
-6
Malawi
World Cup qualifier
June 8th, 1997 in South Africa – World Cup qualifier
-WJune 8th, 1997
in South Africa
South Africa
1726
+21
3 - 01635
-21
Zambia
World Cup qualifier
April 29th, 2000 in South Africa – COSAFA Cup
-WApril 29th, 2000
in South Africa
South Africa
1685
+3
3 - 01214
-3
Mauritius
COSAFA Cup
March 24th, 2001 in South Africa – Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
-WMarch 24th, 2001
in South Africa
South Africa
1674
+3
3 - 01241
-3
Mauritius
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
April 29th, 2001 in Mozambique – COSAFA Cup
-WApril 29th, 2001
in Mozambique
Mozambique
1240
-9
0 - 31682
+9
South Africa
COSAFA Cup
February 26th, 2005 in Mauritius – COSAFA Cup
-WFebruary 26th, 2005
in Mauritius
South Africa
1591
+3
3 - 01046
-3
Seychelles
COSAFA Cup
March 24th, 2007 in Chad – Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
-WMarch 24th, 2007
in Chad
Chad
1245
-25
0 - 31494
+25
South Africa
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
June 8th, 2013 in Cameroon – World Cup qualifier
-WJune 8th, 2013
in Cameroon
South Africa
1577
+13
3 - 01291
-13
Central African Republic
World Cup qualifier
September 5th, 2014 in Sudan – Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
-WSeptember 5th, 2014
in Sudan
Sudan
1352
-25
0 - 31605
+25
South Africa
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
June 8th, 2018 in South Africa – COSAFA Cup
-WJune 8th, 2018
in South Africa
South Africa
1568
+10
3 - 01339
-10
Botswana
COSAFA Cup

Largest losses

1st
July 17th, 1920 in South Africa – Friendly
1stLJuly 17th, 1920
in South Africa
South Africa
1760
-14
1 - 92040
+14
England
Friendly
2nd
November 12th, 1958 in Netherlands – Friendly
2ndLNovember 12th, 1958
in Netherlands
Netherlands
1736
+21
9 - 31785
-21
South Africa
Friendly
3rd
June 24th, 1939 in South Africa – Friendly
3rdLJune 24th, 1939
in South Africa
South Africa
1695
-12
2 - 81988
+12
England
Friendly
4th
March 5th, 2014 in South Africa – Friendly
4thLMarch 5th, 2014
in South Africa
South Africa
1572
-3
0 - 52135
+3
Brazil
Friendly
5th
July 23rd, 1910 in South Africa – Friendly
5thLJuly 23rd, 1910
in South Africa
South Africa
1801
-8
2 - 62139
+8
England
Friendly

Largest losses in a competitive game

1st
October 10th, 1992 in Nigeria – World Cup qualifier
1stLOctober 10th, 1992
in Nigeria
Nigeria
1669
+32
4 - 01649
-32
South Africa
World Cup qualifier
June 3rd, 2000 in United States – US Cup
-LJune 3rd, 2000
in United States
United States
1813
+13
4 - 01674
-13
South Africa
US Cup
January 31st, 2004 in Tunisia – Africa Cup of Nations Group D
-LJanuary 31st, 2004
in Tunisia
Nigeria
1736
+35
4 - 01573
-35
South Africa
Africa Cup of Nations
Group D
2nd
August 16th, 1992 in Zimbabwe – Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
2ndLAugust 16th, 1992
in Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe
1481
+56
4 - 11711
-56
South Africa
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
3rd
July 11th, 1993 in Zambia – Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
3rdLJuly 11th, 1993
in Zambia
Zambia
1660
+26
3 - 01613
-26
South Africa
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
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 20th, 2004 in Ghana – World Cup qualifier
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
-LJune 20th, 2004
in Ghana
Ghana
1469
+40
3 - 01538
-40
South Africa
World Cup qualifier
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
June 16th, 2010 in South Africa – World Cup Group A
-LJune 16th, 2010
in South Africa
South Africa
1577
-33
0 - 31878
+33
Uruguay
World Cup
Group A
4th
June 7th, 2000 in United States – US Cup
4thLJune 7th, 2000
in United States
Mexico
1858
+12
4 - 21662
-12
South Africa
US Cup
5th
September 3rd, 2005 in Burkina Faso – World Cup qualifier
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
5thLSeptember 3rd, 2005
in Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso
1411
+39
3 - 11542
-39
South Africa
World Cup qualifier
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
September 9th, 2007 in South Africa – Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
-LSeptember 9th, 2007
in South Africa
South Africa
1459
-36
1 - 31561
+36
Zambia
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
January 27th, 2008 in Ghana – Africa Cup of Nations Group D
-LJanuary 27th, 2008
in Ghana
Tunisia
1654
+24
3 - 11473
-24
South Africa
Africa Cup of Nations
Group D
January 19th, 2015 in Equatorial Guinea – Africa Cup of Nations Group C
-LJanuary 19th, 2015
in Equatorial Guinea
Algeria
1709
+34
3 - 11613
-34
South Africa
Africa Cup of Nations
Group C
September 5th, 2015 in Mauritania – Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
-LSeptember 5th, 2015
in Mauritania
Mauritania
1256
+48
3 - 11504
-48
South Africa
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier

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