The South African Football Association (SAFA) offices have closed for the Christmas and New Year break, the last day of official business was Friday, 12 December 2014.
Some departments, including Media and Communications department will still be operational, considering that the U17 (Amajimbos), U20 (Amajita) and Bafana Bafana will be preparing for their respective CAF tournaments in the New Year.
“This has been a great year for the South African Football Association (SAFA), with success in almost every tournament we took part in. As matters stand, the Men’s U17 and U20 National Teams have qualified for the 2015 CAF African Youth Championships in Niger and Senegal respectively Bafana Bafana are going to Equatorial Guinea for AFCON 2015 while we know that Banyana Banyana came within a whisker of qualifying for the 2015 World Cup in Canada. We would like to take this opportunity to wish all the teams the best of luck in their respective tournaments,” said SAFA CEO Dennis Mumble.
“But before those events, let’s take time and reflect on the year that was and build on the new year. As the Association, we would like to wish all across the land a peaceful, blessed Christmas and a Happy New Year. This is the time of giving do it for your families and everyone.
“Let us also take this opportunity to thank everyone for the support, especially the fans because we could not do it on our own. Drive safely on the roads, and please don’t drink and drive. Come back alive in 2015 so we can continue on this successful journey. Let’s come back with renewed positive energy and more focus. God bless you all.”
The SAFA offices will reopen on Monday, 5 January 2015.
Source : South African Football Association