Fans rave about Bafana!

2013-11-21 09:21
Bafana fans (Gallo Images)
Cape Town - Sport24 readers have showered Bafana Bafana with praise after the team defeated world and European champions Spain.

GALLERY: Bafana shock Spain!

Bernard Parker's clinical second half finish handed Bafana Bafana a shock 1-0 victory over Spain in their friendly at FNB Stadium on Tuesday night.

Virtually all of Sport24's Facebook 'likers' forecast a loss for Bafana, with most readers predicting a loss by an embarrassing margin.

But most were willing to concede they were wrong after Bafana's breathtaking display and were keen to show the team the proper respect.

This is what Sport24 readers had to say:

"WOW!!! Well done!!!" - Bertram Dusan

"Well done - very proud!" - Graham du Plessis

"Whoo Hoo!!! Well done to Bafana." - Rocco de Wet

"CONGRATULATIONS !!!!! Well done !!!! Proud moment for SA soccer !!!!" - Grant Durban

"Well done Bafana, but you still failed to take us to Brazil..." - Imani Exclusive

"Wether or not it was a friendly, Spain should have maintained their state as world champs. I do not doubt them as they came with their best players but Bafana proved themselves a better side for the night. they played very well. the game was a beautiful one, outstanding performance. well done to Bafana." - Bheki Dladla

"I HAD THE TIME OF MY LIFE! Thank you to our marvellous team and everone concerned. It was a blast!" - Alicia Louise

"Firstly, BRILLIANT BAFANA BAFANA!!!!! What a performance and what a win!!" - Steven Chiaberta

"Oh yeah guess what?Itumeleng Khune is SA sports man of the year,well done bafana bafana let me see those thumps down from haters." - Tafelo T Mantsho

"Are we the World champions now?" - Siya Dlulane

"They say to be the best you must beat the best." - Thabo Maphohosha

"Well play boys,keep up the good work." - Mhls Petrus

"Well done , score could`ve been worse, and this against a full strength Spain team.Thoroughly deserved, keep it up!" - Craig Pillay

"In spanish we say "Lo bueno viene a quines eperan" good things come to those who wait.Well done boys its funny though how you always rise against the giants,only to fall against the minnows.Radiante Bafana Bafana!!" - La Razza Loca

"Well done boys. You proved the negative fans wrong." - Ken Dawson

"Friendlies count for world ranking points, which effects seedings and draws for official competitions. Those who think Spain didn't mind losing clearly know NOTHING about soccer." - Stephen Chiaberta

"Well done Bafana!! Beating Spain squad with the likes of Iniesta, Pedro, Ramos, Villa, etc. was definitely x20 better than beating the harmless Swaziland.... Great teamwork boys. Salute!!" - Khuliso Little James Rasimphi

"Wish they could always play like this, we can become world powerful team. Well Deserved Win" - Kabay Dephri Mashidi

"now there are no excuses anymore. if we can beat the number one team in the world, who are reigning world an european champs playing at just about full strength.. then we should have qualified for the world cup.. but well done Bafana. extremely proud of you tonight!" - Gavinspaztaylor

"Is this the jump-start Bafana needed. A well deserved confidence booster. We should now have the confidence to once again become Champions of Africa. Provided we retain our coach and allow him the freedom to do his job without interference from the SAFA holy cows." - Woodrow Turner

Bafana scorer Bernard Parker embraces coach Gordon Igesund. (Gallo Images)

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