Condition: 9/10 Superb
Size: Adults Medium (loose fitting)
Chest Measurement: 42-44 Inches / 107-112 CM
Colour: White, Black - gold - green trim
Seasons: 1999/2000 - 2001/2002
Official Adidas South Africa home football shirt from the 1999/00 international season.
Condition of this original soccer jersey is 9/10 - Superb (see photos).
In 1996, a mere 5 years after readmission, South Africa achieved their finest moment when they hosted (and won) the 1996 Africa Cup of Nations, in the process reaching the lofty heights of 16th in the FIFA rankings. The shock firing of Cup of Nations winning coach Clive Barker did little to slow momentum as they followed their 1996 success with a second-placed finish at the 1998 Africa Cup of Nations under Jomo Sono and earned their first appearance at the FIFA World Cup, qualifying for France '98.
Under head coach Philippe Troussier, South Africa suffered a heavy 3–0 defeat to hosts France in their World Cup debut, but played credibly against other group opponents Denmark and Asian juggernauts Saudi Arabia, earning 1–1 and 2–2 draws respectively on their way to an early exit.
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