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As it happened: Angola v Bafana

2015-11-13 18:30
Last Updated at 15:43
13 Nov 18:33
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13 Nov 18:31
That's it folks, the end of the first leg. Bafana Bafana return home with a 3-1 victory. 
13 Nov 18:26
89' Angola gets a direct free-kick after Rantie fouls a player. However their effort on goal hits the Bafana wall.
13 Nov 18:24
88' Angola knocks in a cross and Mathoho knocks the ball out
13 Nov 18:22
85' FIVE minutes left of this encounter.
13 Nov 18:20
81' Jali celebrates and seems to be mocking the Angolans in his celebration. The referee sights the incident and issues Jali his second yellow and ultimately gets sent off.
13 Nov 18:19
80' Jali steps up and finishes it easily. Bafana up 3-1.
13 Nov 18:18
79' PENALTY!!! The referee has judge that the goalkeeper brought Rantie down.
13 Nov 18:16
77' George Lebese with the corner-kick, Mathoho strikes with his head and wins another corner as his header is blocked.
13 Nov 18:14
72' There is gaps for Bafana to exploit on the counter-attack here and they are spreading the ball across the field well but just need to pick the right passes.
13 Nov 18:05
However, nothing comes off it
13 Nov 18:05
68' Angola now looking to equalise from a corner.
13 Nov 18:01
64' George Lebeses comes on for Mandla Masango
13 Nov 17:55
59' Furman comes on for Zungu.
13 Nov 17:55
57' Masango whips in a free-kick but his effort is well below international par. 
13 Nov 17:51
55' Makola comes on for Serero
13 Nov 17:48
48' Matlaba with some excellent defending against Papel
13 Nov 17:47
46' No changes as the second half kicks off with South Africa now attacking from left to right. 
13 Nov 17:45
45' The second half is back underway
13 Nov 17:25


Bafana lead 2-1

13 Nov 17:21
45' Jali receives a yellow card as well the Angola player for slapping Jali on the head.
13 Nov 17:20
45' Tense situation on the field now as Jali goes into a tug of war with Angola player.
13 Nov 17:16
41' Jali picks up a knock. Hopefully nothing serious. 
13 Nov 17:12
35' Angola looking good on the ball however, Bafana doing enough to court them out.
13 Nov 17:09
33' Gabuza putting a great shift in the 30-degree heat, providing a good outlet on the break.
13 Nov 17:04
29' Mashaba having a word with Serero as Jackson receives attention from the SA medical team.
13 Nov 17:01
26' Bafana Bafana ticking now. Midfield combining well with the forwards
13 Nov 16:55
Gabuza receives a deft pass by Masango and the Orlando Pirates forward slots it beautifully pass Dominique.
13 Nov 16:54
13 Nov 16:53
18' Bafana Bafana seeing more of the ball now as the midfield looks to control things. Zungu and Jali doing some work in the middle of the park. However the left side is promptly been used via Matlaba
13 Nov 16:52
17' Anele now trying to motivate his Bafana compatriots. It's a scorcher in Angola.
13 Nov 16:50
Rantie finishes one off with the inside of his right foot. Bafana back in this one
13 Nov 16:49
13 Nov 16:46
11' Rantie gets helf back by an Angola defender as the counter attack is on. Free-kick award.
13 Nov 16:45
10' Bafana struggling to hold onto the ball. Angola making life difficult for the visits.
13 Nov 16:41
6' Bafana need to response immediately.
13 Nov 16:40
5' Angola challenging the officials decisions.
  • 90'

    FULL-TIME. Bafana come away from Benguela with a come-from-behind 3-1 victory in the first leg, taking a two-goal cushion into the decider on Tuesday in Durban.

  • 90'

    Four minutes of stoppage time to be added.

  • 89'

    Angola win a free-kick in a dangerous position outside the area after Rantie had tugged back Gerson. The set-piece is fired into the wall and Dario volleys the rebound harmlessly wide.

  • 87'

    Natael with a tame long-range effort after he received the ball from a throw-in on the left. His strike is easily gathered by Mabokgwane, who has not been tested at this stage.

  • 80'

    GOAL for Bafana! Jali steps up and calmly slots the ball into the bottom-left corner of the goal as the keeper went the other way. Jali is then sent off for a second yellow card after appearing to incite the home fans.

  • 79'

    A bizarre series of events as Makola plays Rantie through on goal and he tries to round the goalkeeper, who gets a hand onto the ball with the striker going to ground. The referee surprisingly points to the spot!

  • 74'

    The game has become scrappy as neither team can retain possession for very long, with long balls the order of the day at the moment.

  • 70'

    Bastos tries his luck from range after jinking left and right to get a free of his marker, but his shot is dragged well wide of the keeper's left post.

  • 65'

    The ball switches play from left to right as Mpho Makola picks up possession and cuts in side with quick feet before sending over a delightful ball over the top with the outside of his boot to Lebese, but the offside flag is wrongly raised.

  • 64'

    SUBSTITUTION: Another change for Bafana as Masango is replaced by George Lebese.

  • 60'

    An hour gone now and the visitors have seen very little of the ball in the second half as Angola keep up the pressure in their quest for an equaliser.

  • 59'

    SUBSTITUTION: Change for Bafana as Dean Furman comes on for Zungu.

  • 57'

    Campos on the ball again as he cuts inside then out near the edge of the 18-yard area and takes another crack at goal, but once again the ball goes well wide of the target.

  • 53'

    Angola on the attack as Campos is relased down the left flank. Masango makes the sliding tackle but Campos retains possession and clips the ball into the box, where Mabokgwane claims easily.

  • 49'

    Gerson collects on the ball on the left outside the area and finds space for a shot, but he drags the tame effort wide of the goal.

  • 46'

    Bafana get the ball rolling in the second half.

  • 45'

    HALF-TIME. Bafana take a one-goal advantage into the break but they haven't had things their own way after going behind 90 seconds after kick-off. Angola will be sure to test Mabokgwane more in the second half.

  • 45'

    Bua goes close to leveling the scores moments before the break as he shoots over the target. He then slaps Jali on the back of the head and a row erupts. which results in cautions for both players.

  • 44'

    Rantie shows good footwork to spin on the ball and spots a run by Masango and tries to release his team-mate through on goal, but the defence just manage to make the interception.

  • 40'

    Jali is carried off on a stretcher to receive treatment, but is soon back on the field to the relief of Mashaba.

  • 39'

    A battle between Ngconcga and Djalma Campos sees the former emerging with the ball, but the ref blows the defender up for a foul. The free-kick is whacked into the wall, where it strikes Andile Jali in the head.

  • 38'

    The Angolan defenders are struggling to contain Rantie, who goes to ground again, but the referee sees nothing wrong with the challenge.

  • 35'

    The hosts seem determined to find an equaliser before half-time and they win a corner. Mabokgwane comes to the rescue, though, as he just gets to the ball ahead of the opponent and punches clear.

  • 33'

    Bafana win a corner through the industrious Gabuza. Mathoho rises highest to meet the set-piece, but steers his header straight at Angola goalkeeper Dominique.

  • 29'

    Angola look to spring an attack through Gerson, who runs at Mathoho and almost turns the defender and fires off a shot that is blocked.

  • 27'

    Almost a third goal for Mashaba's men as they set up a counter-attack after Bongani Zungu won possession in midfielder with a well-timed sliding tackle. Masango and Gabuza combine before the ball is played to Serero, who hits a first-time shot over.

  • 24'

    SUBSTITUTION: Angola make an early change to restore some balance, with Jonathan Buatu making way for Dario.

  • 20'

    GOAL for Bafana! After a spell of sustained pressure since scoring the equaliser, South Africa take the lead through Gabuza, who slots home past Dominique after latching onto Masango's pass down the right.

  • 14'

    GOAL for Bafana! Rantie restores parity after receiving a pass from Thabo Matlaba on the left. The striker finishes with composure as he strokes the ball into the bottom-right corner.

  • 11'

    Tokelo Rantie is brought down by Genseric Kusunga, who is fortunate not to go into the referee's notebook after the striker had raced onto Gabuza's flick-on. However, the free-kick from Serero doesn't cause any danger.

  • 10'

    Bafana on the attack again as Masango and Anele Ngcongca combine down the right flank to release Thamsanqa Gabuza, but his cross into the box is disappointing and goes out of play for a goal-kick.

  • 2'

    GOAL for Angola! Unbelievable start for the hosts as Bafana squander their chance in attack and the Sable Antelopes break upfield, with the ball being played out to Gerson, who goes past Eric Mathoho and slots the ball beyond Jackson Mabokgwane.

  • 6'

    The visitors look to respond and win a corner on the right, which is taken by Mandla Masango, but his delivery is poor and Angola clear their lines.

  • 0'

    South Africa starting XI: Jackson Mabokgwane, Anele Ngcongca, Thabo Matlaba, Rivaldo Coetzee, Eric Mathoho, Mandla Masango, Bongani Zungu, Andile Jali, Thulani Serero, Thamsanqa Gabuza, Tokelo Rantie.

  • 0'

    Angola starting XI: Angola starting XI: Dominique, Clinton Mata, Jonathan Buatu, Genseric Kusunga, Joaquim Adao, Djalma Campos, Gerson, Ary Papel, Bastos, Natael, Bua.

  • 1'

    Angola get proceedings underway in the first half.

  • 0'

    The nations last met as recently as October when they Sable Antelopes beat Bafana Bafana 3-2 on aggregate in African Nations Championship qualifying.

  • 0'

    Welcome to our live coverage of the 2018 World Cup preliminary first-leg qualifier between Angola and South Africa at Estadio Nacional de Ombaka in Benguela.

  • 0'

    The two Southern African rivals will battle it out for a place in the final round of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup finals to be held in Russia.

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Angola South Africa
  • 1 Goals 3
    • 2' Gelson
    • 11' Tokelo Rantie
    • 25' Thamsanqa Gabuza
    • 82' Andile Jali
  • 0 Yellow Cards 0
  • 0 Red Cards 1
    • 83' Andile Jali
Team Line-ups
  • Antonio
  • Natael
  • Bastos
  • Papel
  • Gelson
  • Djalma Campos
  • Joaquim Adao
  • Genseric Kusunga
  • Jonathan Buatu
  • Mata
  • Bua
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  • Jackson Mabokgwane
  • Thabo Matlaba
  • Thulani Serero
  • Thamsanqa Gabuza
  • Bongani Zungu
  • Mandla Masango
  • Anele Ngcongca
  • Andile Jali
  • Eric Mathoho
  • Rivaldo Coetzee
  • Tokelo Rantie

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