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18 November 2017 04:59 (South Africa)

Butana Komphela threatens Bafana Bafana name

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

Sports portfolio committee chairman Butana Komphela has told the SA Football Association that the name of the SA soccer team (that would be Bafana Bafana, if you've forgotten in the 10 days since the World Cup) might be changed, according to The Citizen. This is the same man who tried, unsuccessfully, to have the Springboks renamed. The attempt to rename the soccer team reportedly revolves around the fact that Safa doesn't own the Bafana Bafana trademark. Whatever, we don't think the people of South Africa will stand for renaming our boys.  Read more: The Citizen

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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