Bafana Bafana

Bafana unscathed in warm-up

2014-01-07 20:22
Bernard Parker (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Bafana Bafana beat National First Division outfit Milano United 1-0 in a practice game played at the Grassy Park Sports Complex in Cape Town on Tuesday evening.

The match was used by Bafana coach Gordon Igesund as preparation for the upcoming African Nations Championship (Chan) tournament which kicks off in the Mother City on Saturday.

The actual score-line and result was little relevance, however, as Igesund gave all of the players in his squad a run out, making regular substitutions in the game, which was played over four quarters of 30 minutes, behind closed doors.

South Africa had their fair share of chances, but lacked a cutting edge up front, with the team still looking to gel after assembling for the first time on the weekend.

The only goal of the match came around 20 minutes from the end and was scored by Kaizer Chiefs marksman Bernard Parker.

South Africa’s opening game is at the Cape Town Stadium on Saturday, where they meet Mozambique, followed by games against Mali (January 15) and Nigeria (January 19).

NEXT ON SPORT24X

Tanzania in Banyana's sights

2014-08-28 20:12

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
2 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Vote

Will Shakes Mashaba ensure Bafana Bafana qualify for AFCON 2015?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Featured Blog

Dave ask if you would like to meet your local sports heroes and stand the chance to win prizes to the value of over R40 000.

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

Newsletters Sign up for the Morning Glory, Super 15 and Soccer newsletters

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

Mobile Sport24 on your mobile phone - WAP, alerts, downloads, services

Forum Have your Say on Sport24's brand new Forum!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

iPhone Latest Sport24 news on your iPhone

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

Blogs Yes your opinion counts. Get it out there

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.