Unimpressive football and cultural issues meant that there was little hope South Africa could do much of note during the 1996 African Cup of Nations. Yet, they produced one of the tournament’s greatest stories. This is their tale.
Colour, intensity and a lot of passion: when Orlando Pirates meet Kaizer Chiefs in the Soweto Derby, Johannesburg is split.
Over the course of six World Cups, Carlos Alberto Parreira kept innovating, inspiring one grand success and several noteworthy performances. This is the legendary Brazilian’s story.