Xenophobia affects South African football

In a week where xenophobic attacks in South Africa dominated the news, sports was not spared.

Zambia’s football federation on Wednesday called off a friendly match against South Africa’s Bafana Bafana, citing “prevailing security concerns in South Africa” for canceling the fixture even though Zambia were hosting the game.

The Zambia-South Africa match will be rescheduled to be played during the October window for internationals.

The South African Football Association are trying to find altern…

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