The KICK OFF Yearbook covers every aspect of South African soccer: Every Premiership team, every First Division team, every player ... and every Bafana match.
And in the Yearbook's National Team Review you will find out how the events on that Saturday in Nelspruit unfolded:
"How did it come to be that South Africa played for a draw when only victory would give them a place at the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations?
"That question was asked, not only by anguished South African soccer lovers, but by football folk the world over."
Speaking to people within Safa, KICK OFF discovered who was being fingered with the blame for the disaster.
"Word is that [Safa CEO Robin] Petersen spent much of the second half of the match frantically trying to contact CAF to confirm what would happen if Bafana drew the match and finished level with Niger in Group G. CAF, it seems, struggled to give him a definitive answer."
With 20 minutes to go in the game, Petersen received a fateful SMS – but the message never reached Pitso Mosimane's ears ...
For the full story, get the new KICK OFF Yearbook, available at all leading news agents for just R20!
The Yearbook gives you:
- the most in-depth guide to all 16 top-flight clubs
- season preview
- season review
- PSL history
- Bafana Bafana review
- every statistic on our boys abroad