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Bafana trail at halftime

2011-11-12 16:20

Herman Mostert

Cape Town - The Ivory Coast were a goal ahead at halftime in their Nelson Mandela Challenge clash against South Africa at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth.

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Bafana Bafana's Siboniso Gaxa scored an own goal to give the Ivory Coast a 1-0 lead after 36 minutes.

Th Elephants dominated the possession stakes with 57%, compared to Bafana's 43%.

South Africa did, however, have more shots on goal (4), compared to the visitors' two attempts, but failed to capitalise on their chances.

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Comments
  • David - 2011-11-12 16:39

    It sounds like typical Bafana-Bafana. Manyesa may change complexion of the game especially after that attempt by Tshabalala, which nearly resulted in to an own goal by the opposition.

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