Safa to hold crises meeting


This follows media reports that Bafana Bafana coach Carlos Alberto Parreira has decided to quit his post and return to his native Brazil to be with his family.

The meeting will commence at 14h00 and will be immediately followed by a media briefing that is expected to start around 15h00.

Safa president Molefi Oliphant, CEO Raymond Hack and Parreira will jointly address the media and are expected to confirm the coach’s departure.

It has been suggested that Parreira will leave his assistant, Jairo Leal, as interim coach.

Rumours were sparked on Friday when Parreira’s wife, Leila, told the Brazilian press that her husband would return home. A Safa official then confirmed to that this was to be the case.