The South African soccer team returned to World Football in 1992 after the apartheid ban was lifted. They won the African Cup of Nations in 1996 and have participated in three World Cups (1998, 2002 & 2010).
In 2010 South Africa became the first country to host the FIFA World Cup from Africa. The following is a list of 10 of our best soccer players of all time.
10. Jomo Sono
Ephraim Matsilela Sono aka Jomo Sono was a former South African player who played brilliantly when their national team was banned from international competitions because of apartheid.
He played with great players like Pele. Jomo Sono is one the best South African soccer players ever.
9. Siyabonga Nomvete
Siyabonga Nomvete was the South African Player of the year in 2000. He represented South Africa in four consecutive African Cup of Nations from 2000 and 2006.
He was in two FIFA World Cups (2002 & 2010) and the 2000 Summer Olympics. Siyabonga Nomvete is one of the best South African strikers ever.