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As it happened: Bafana Bafana 1 - 1 Senegal

2015-01-23 12:00
Last Updated at 12:02
23 Jan 23:01
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23 Jan 22:58


Kara Mbodji, Senegalese goalscorer is the man of the match.

23 Jan 22:55
Once again, South Africa had their chances and lead 1-0 early in the second half, but could not hold onto the lead.
23 Jan 22:54


Senegal to beat Algeria and South Africa to beat Ghana will allow South Africa to qualify.

23 Jan 22:51


South Africa 1 - 1 Senegal.

Senegal go to the top of the group with 4 points, Ghana and Algeria have 3 points each and South Africa, 1 point.

South Africa can still qualify but it is a tough task.

23 Jan 22:50
90' +3 - Another promising chance to South Africa, but the final ball from Parker to Vilakazi is slightly behind the South African player.
23 Jan 22:48
90' +2Rantie gets the ball on the left hand side of the big box, powers towards goal and lets fly with his left foot, but it is wide of the left hand upright.
23 Jan 22:47
90' - Senegal substitution.  Gregoire replaces Diop.
23 Jan 22:46
89' - Eventually Senegal work a corner which is floated in, Mbodji has a chance with a header again, but he directs it wide.
23 Jan 22:45
87' - Foul by Furman on Diop, time running out for South Africa.
23 Jan 22:43

85' - Five minutes of normal time remaining for South Africa to find the winner.

23 Jan 22:42
84' - Senegal substitution.  Kouyate replaces Ndeye.
23 Jan 22:40
82' - Another block from Senegal prevents a certain goal.  Great work by Vilakazi and Matlaba's whose shot was eventually blocked.  
23 Jan 22:38
80' - Great save by Mabokgwane after a blistering shot by a Senegalese player. 
23 Jan 22:37
79' - Senegal substitution. Ndoye replaces Sow.
23 Jan 22:36
78' - First card of the night, handed out to Furman for a late challenge on Gueye.
23 Jan 22:31

73' - Rantie with another half chance, but a good block from M'Bengue averts the danger.

23 Jan 22:30
72' - South Africa substitution. Letsholonyane replaces Manyisa.
23 Jan 22:29
71' - Vilakazi and Rantie combine again, but the pass is slightly behind Rantie.  Cleared by Senegal.
23 Jan 22:26
69' - Senegal applying all the pressure at the moment.  Diouf heads wide!  
23 Jan 22:25
68' - Corner to Senegal and South Africa struggle to defend it once again.  Eventually Mabokgwane collects.
23 Jan 22:23
67' - South African substitution.  Parker replaces Phala.
23 Jan 22:22
66' - Manyisa take the free kick and blasts well over.
23 Jan 22:21
63' - Free kick in a good position for South Africa, after a hand ball by Senegal.  It is around 25m out and just to the right of the goal.
23 Jan 22:18
60' - Beautiful free kick floated in by Diop finds Mbodji who climbs above the South African defence and sends a header into the back of the net over Mabokgwane slightly off his line.  Not what South Africa wanted.
23 Jan 22:16
23 Jan 22:15
55' - Free kick to Senegal.  The ball is swung in, not dealt with by the South African defence and Mabokgwane lets the ball slip through his hands for Mane to bundle it into the net.  OFFSIDE!  Lucky there for South Africa.
23 Jan 22:11
53' - The first Senegalese attack of the second half as Diouf powers away down the left.  He delivers the ball across the face of the goal but non of his teammates were following up.
23 Jan 22:09
52' - It's all South Africa at the moment as they go in search of a second goal.
23 Jan 22:05
47' - What a start from South Africa!  The ball was worked out to the right to Ngcongca, his low cross came right through the crowded box, out to Manyisa on the left hand side of the big box and his placed right footed shot beats the goal keeper and settles into the net, just inside the right hand upright.  That is Manyisa's first goal for South Africa, what a time to get it!
23 Jan 22:03
23 Jan 22:02


No changes to either side as we start the second 45 mins.

23 Jan 21:48


It's 0-0 at the end of the first 45 minutes.  Chances for both sides, but we remain goalless in this Group C encounter. 

23 Jan 21:46
45' - A real chance for Senegal, the corner find Diop unmarked on the right hand side of the goal, but he can only direct his header wide.  He should have done better with that.
23 Jan 21:45
44' - Good chance for Senegal as they work space on the left.  Jali pulls off a brilliant block to deny them, the ball goes out for a corner.
23 Jan 21:44
43' - Matlaba with attempt from the left of the big box, but it flies wide of the left hand upright.  The keeper had that covered if it was on target. 
23 Jan 21:42
42' - Great chance for Vilakazi as he receives the ball in the centre of the box, his snap shot is over the bar.
23 Jan 21:41
40' - Corner to Senegal, cleared by Furman.  The ball comes back into the South African box and Mabokgwane just about manages to collect the ball.  He misjudged that badly.  
23 Jan 21:39
38' - Free kick to Senegal after Furman has a little push on Diop.  Floated in to test Mabokgwane but the South African goalkeeper is up to it and collects under some pressure.
23 Jan 21:35
35' - This is a very start-stop affair, not many clear cut chances so far.  
23 Jan 21:34
33' - Free kick to South Africa as Phala is fouled.  Phala rolls the ball to Manyisa but he blasts the ball well over the crossbar.
23 Jan 21:33
32' - Senegal clear the free kick easily and launch a quick counter, but the through ball by Senegal is too long and Mabokgwane collects.
23 Jan 21:32
31' - Jali is scythed down by Gassama.  Terrible tackle that.  Free kick to South Africa on the left hand side, around 35 metres out. Jali is taken to the side of the field.
23 Jan 21:30
29' - South African substitution.  Gcaba replaces Hlatshwayo (injury).
  • 94'

    Senegal top Group C with four points. Algeria and Ghana both have three, while South Africa are on one point, with one round of games to come.

  • 94'

    FULL TIME: Senegal 1-1 South Africa.

  • 93'

    Parker just fails to find Vilakazi in the box.

  • 91'

    Rantie shoots wide from the left hand side of the box.

  • 91'

    Three minutes of added time to come.

  • 90'

    Saivet has come on for Diop.

  • 89'

    Corner for Senegal, Mbodji misses a great chance when he heads wide.

  • 87'

    Again Bafana can't find the killer pass as Jali squanders possession on the edge of the Senegal box.

  • 85'

    Kouyate replaces N'Diaye.

  • 83'

    Lovely play from South Africa before Matlaba's shot is blocked.

  • 82'

    Good save from Mabokgwane to push Ndoye's shot out for a corner. He punches clear from the set piece.

  • 80'

    Ndoye is on for Sow.

  • 79'

    Yellow card for Furman for a foul on the half way line. First booking of the match.

  • 77'

    Rantie's through ball is too strong for Parker.

  • 77'

    Bafana Bafana are battling to find their final passes around the Senegal box.

  • 74'

    M'Bengue makes an outstanding tackle on Rantie in the Senegal box.

  • 72'

    Letsholonyane comes on for Manyisa.

  • 72'

    Vilakazi and Rantie just fail to team up before Furman pulls a shot wide.

  • 70'

    Good tackle from Mathoho to deny Diouf a run on goal.

  • 70'

    Sow miscues and then Diouf heads wide as Senegal up the ante.

  • 69'

    Bafana survive a goalmouth scramble after Mabokgwane drops another aerial ball.

  • 68'

    Senegal it is now who are on the offensive.

  • 66'

    Parker comes on to replace Phala.

  • 65'

    But Manyisa's strike clears the bar by some margin.

  • 63'

    They have a free kick 30-yards out from goal.

  • 62'

    Bafana on the offensive at the moment.

  • 60'

    GOAL! Mbodji with a towering header from a free kick to pick out the top corner of the net. 1-1.

  • 57'

    Big let off for Bafana after Mane has a goal ruled out for off-sides.

  • 57'

    The foul count continues to rack up...The game is a bit disjointed at the moment.

  • 54'

    Strong run from Diouf, but there is no one in the box to profit from his cross.

  • 53'

    Play going from end to end at the moment with neither side able to stamp their authority or keep the ball.

  • 50'

    As things stand, all four teams in Group C have three points.

  • 48'

    It was a composed finish into the bottom corner after Manyisa was left unmarked.

  • GOAL! Manyisa shows a cool head to curl the ball in at the far post.

  • 46'

    Senegal get proceedings underway for the second half.

  • HALF TIME: Senegal 0-0 South Africa. A bruising and evenly balanced encounter so far.

  • 45'

    Great tackle from Jali to block M'Bengue's shot before Diouf heads wide at the back post.

  • 43'

    Matlaba rifles a shot wide of goal.

  • 42'

    This time Ngcongca finds Vilakazi, but he skies his shot over the bar.

  • 42'

    Ngcongca tries to locate a team-mate in the box when he might have taken a shot at goal.

  • 41'

    Senegal have a corner, but Diop's ball in to the box is headed away by Furman.

  • 38'

    Poor attempt at a cross from Sow.

  • 37'

    There's certainly no suggestion of a goal at the moment.

  • 35'

    Fouls and free kicks are the order of the day at the moment...

  • 33'

    Senegal clear their lines comfortably.

  • 31'

    Jali earns a free kick 35-yards out after receiving a crunching tackle.

  • 30'

    Gcaba replaces Hlatshwayo, who appeared to have slight concussion.

  • 28'

    Play continues as Hlatshwayo goes off for further treatment.

  • 26'

    Hlatshwayo is getting treatment after a clash of heads with Diop.

  • 24'

    Diop's free kick finds the target, but Mabokgwane makes a comfortable catch.

  • 23'

    Good defending from SA from the corner.

  • 22'

    Senegal earn a free kick and then a corner in quick succession.

  • 21'

    Another poor pass means Diop is unable to play in Sow.

  • 18'

    Phala has a shot blocked, 20-yards out.

  • 18'

    Still both sides are unable to find any rhythm to their play.

  • 16'

    Senegal have a free kick, but the ball goes out for a goal kick.

  • 14'

    Solid defending from Bafana as they clear Diop's free kick.

  • 13'

    SA waste a corner kick as Manyisa's delivery eludes everyone in the box and goes out for a goal kick.

  • 11'

    Outstanding interplay from Bafana ends with Vilakazi having his snap shot tipped over by Coundoul.

  • 9'

    Both sides struggling to hold on to possession.

  • 7'

    Jali's pass is over-hit for Phala. SA have made the more positive start to the game, the Lions of Teranaga happy to soak up the pressure.

  • 5'

    A cross from Ngcongca goes straight through to the Senegal keeper.

  • 4'

    Rantie runs straight at the Senegal defence and it takes three defenders to stop him.

  • 3'

    Mathoho is back on the park after receiving medical attention.

  • 2'

    Mathoho is receiving treatment for a knock to his head.

  • 1'

    Phala's cross finds Vilakazi in the box, but he loops his shot well over the bar.

  • 1'

    South Africa kick the game off.

  • 0'

    The formalities are done....just a few minutes to kick off...

  • 0'

    The two sides are out on the pitch ahead of the national anthems being sung...

  • 0'

    Senegal go into the game with three points after they beat Ghana 2-1 in their opener. South Africa meanwhile lost 3-1 to Algeria in their previous match. In the evening's earlier action, Ghana beat Algeria 1-0 thanks to an added time goal by captain Asamaoah Gyan.

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    Welcome to our live coverage of the 2015 AFCON Group C showdown between Senegal and South Africa. The match takes place at the Estadio de Mongomo, Mongomo, in Equatorial Guinea. Kick off is at 21H00, CAT.

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South Africa Senegal
  • 1 Goals 1
    • 47' Manyisa
    • 60' Mbodji
  • 1 Yellow Cards 0
    • 79' Furman
  • 0 Red Cards 0
Team Line-ups
  • Erick Mathoho
  • Andile Jali
  • Anele Ngcongca
  • Sibusiso Vilakazi
  • Thabo Matlaba
  • Thulani Hlatshwayo
  • Dean Furman
  • Thuso Phala
  • Oupa Manyisa
  • Jackson Mabokgwane
  • Tokelo Rantie
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  • Bouna Coundoul
  • Kara Mbodji
  • Alfred Ndiaye
  • Papa Diop
  • Ludovic Lamine Sane
  • Moussa Sow
  • Mame Biram Diouf
  • Sadio Mane
  • Cheikh M'Bengue
  • Idrissa Gana Gueye
  • Lamine Gassama
  • Brilliant Khuzwayo
  • Darren Keet
  • Siyabonga Nhlapho
  • Mandla Masango
  • Bongani Zungu
  • Bongani Ndulula
  • Reneilwe Letsholonyane
  • Thamsanqa Sangweni
  • Bernard Parker
  • Themba Zwane
  • Patrick Phungwayo
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  • Cheikhou Kouyate
  • Dame N'Doye
  • Stephane Badji
  • Zargo Toure
  • Papiss Cisse
  • Lys Gomis
  • Pape Souare
  • Moussa Konate
  • Salif Sane
  • Henri Gregoire Saivet
  • Papa Demba Camara

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