South Africa National Team Appearances in the Soccer World Cup

Information about South Africa National Soccer Team and its performance in the FIFA World Cups with appearances in the WC, games, goals scored, history, standings and more.

All South Africa appearances in the World Cups:

Note: until the 1990 World Cup each win was worth 2 points, after that each win is worth 3 points.

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World Cup National Team Standing
Stage
PTS GP W D L GS GA GD
1930 South Africa - did not participate
1934 South Africa - did not participate
1938 South Africa - did not participate
1950 South Africa - did not participate
1954 South Africa - did not participate
1958 South Africa - did not participate
1962 South Africa - did not participate
1966 South Africa - did not participate
1970 South Africa - did not participate
1974 South Africa - did not participate
1978 South Africa - did not participate
1982 South Africa - did not participate
1986 South Africa - did not participate
1990 South Africa - did not participate
1994 South Africa - did not participate
1998 South Africa 24 1st Round Groups 2 3 0 2 1 3 6 -3
2002 South Africa 17 1st Round Groups 4 3 1 1 1 5 5 0
2006 South Africa - did not participate
2010 South Africa 20 1st Round Groups 4 3 1 1 1 3 5 -2
2014 South Africa - did not participate
2018 South Africa - did not participate

Abbreviations:
PTS = Points / GP = Games played / W = Wins / D = Draws / L = Losses
GF = Goals For / GA = Goals against / GD = Goal Difference