SAFPU Leadership

Leaders, President T Monyai, General Secretary T Gaoshubelwe, Deputy General Secretary N Shabalala and Treasure G Maseko visited Amazulu players.

SAFPU President

Mr Tebogo Monyai

SAFPU Deputy President

Mr Tsepo Ntswane

SAFPU General Secretary

Mr Thulaganyo Gaoshubelwe

SAFPU Deputy General Secretary

Mr Nhlanhla Shabalala

SAFPU Treasurer

Mr Gordon Maseko

SAFPU Team-4 July 2015

Pictured (From left): Victor Tshabalala (Coach), Calvin Salter Motloung (Team Manager) and Cyril Nzama (Coach)

Justice for Miheso

SAFPU in push for justice to be done for Clifton Miheso

SAFPU Media Liason Officer

Vusi Ntimane, in support for justice to be pursued for Miheso

SAFPU General Secretary

Thulaganyo Gaoshubelwe leading SAFPU to push justice Miheso




FIFA Boss Gianni Infantino

The SA Football Players Union (Safpu) picketed to get Infantino’s attention in their bid to get “justice” for former Golden Arrows midfielder Clifton Miheso. Read Here.

FIFPro Urges SAFA to Look Into Miheso’s Allegation


FIFPro have urged SAFA to look into allegations that Clifton Miheso was forced to terminate his Golden Arrows contract at gun-point. Read Here and Here, also Here

You Must Be Allowed to Have an Input in Matters Concerning Employment.

Incidents like the one of Miheso done by Golden Arrows undermine the contractual stability, not only in SA, but on the continent and abroad. 

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Forced to Sign Contract at Gunpoint, SAFPU Intervene.

SAFPU is threatening to take the matter, whereby players are threatened, to football governing body FIFA, if SAFA does not make an undertaking to look into the allegations by Tuesday. 

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Learn how to invest

Never too old to be educated

In partnership with Old Mutual, players are equipped with the ability to know how money works in the world and how to manage it better – through investments and savings

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Josta Dladla is not a cheat

Josta Dladla is not a cheat.

SAFPU calls for the entire football industry—particularly professional footballers—to take heed of this case and the risks. We need to find ways to educate all footballers and also put in place systems that will ensure that there is not just a general understanding of anti-doping, supplements, and risks, but also a protocol put in place to practically find ways to protect innocent athletes. The only way to be entirely safe is to consume nothing at all. But that is not possible.

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Stop Wondering

SAFPU Bursary Fund

 As an organization that believes that enlightened players are good for the development of the game in totality, it is our vision that our members be educated and given a chance to be able to have a life that is sustainable beyond their football playing days. It was against this background that on the 13 December 2013 the South African Football Players Union wrote to the 32 PSL teams informing teams and players alike about the SAFPU bursary fund.

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