SAFA and Bafana Bafana Unveil AFCON Bonus Agreement

In a significant development ahead of the upcoming CAF Africa Cup of Nations in Ivory Coast, the South African Football Association (SAFA) and Bafana Bafana have reached a crucial agreement on bonuses for the tournament.

Bafana Bafana are set to have AFCON bonuses.

Bafana Bafana are set to have AFCON bonuses.

The announcement follows a productive meeting between the players and management to outline the financial structures associated with participation in the prestigious event.

Representatives of the players, including Captain Ronwen Williams, Percy Tau, Siyanda Xulu, Veli Mothwa, and Themba Zwane, engaged in discussions with SAFA management, which comprised Dr. Danny Jordaan, Vice-President Bennett Bailey, CEO Lydia Monyepao, and HOD David Molwantwa.

The negotiations culminated in the signing of a memorandum, solidifying the agreement on bonuses for Bafana Bafana’s participation in the AFCON.

“We are happy that we could meet with the players, hear them out and come to an agreement on the financial side,” expressed Lydia Monyepao.

The agreement addresses financial aspects related to the players’ involvement in the AFCON, providing a foundation for a unified and focused campaign.

“Bafana Bafana will fare well in this edition of the AFCON, and we are happy that this side of the game is now laid to rest,” stated Dr. Danny Jordaan.

SAFA president Danny Jordaan

SAFA president Danny Jordaan

The SAFA President highlighted the positive outcome of the negotiations and the agreement’s confidentiality, emphasizing the organization’s commitment to ensuring the team’s success in the upcoming tournament.

The specifics of the bonus agreement remain confidential between the management and the players, underscoring the privacy and sensitivity of such financial arrangements.

Both parties have acknowledged the importance of keeping the details within the confines of the negotiating room, allowing the team to shift their focus entirely towards the AFCON competition.

With the financial aspect settled, both SAFA and Bafana Bafana now turn their attention fully to the upcoming AFCON in Ivory Coast.

The agreement signifies a united front as the team prepares to face continental rivals, and the players can concentrate solely on their performance on the field.

Bafana Bafana’s AFCON journey

As the squad heads to Ivory Coast, expectations are high for a successful campaign in one of Africa’s most prestigious football competitions.

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