Cape Town - Goals
from Mandla Masango and Wandisile Letlabika handed Bafana Bafana a 2-0 win over
Mauritius in their second leg CHAN qualifier to advance to the next round with a
5-0 aggregate score.
were not as impressive as the first leg match, but Shakes Mashaba’s side looked
the better team in the opening exchanges of the match.
Bafana managed to produce a number of goals scoring chances, but were let down
by poor finishing while Mauritius goalkeeper, Jean Louis, made a few good saves
to keep his side in the match.
match headed to the half time break at goalless.
second was pretty the same as Bafana Bafana dominated play, but without any
Twala went close on the hour mark, but his shot hit the crossbar.
South Africa struggling for goals, Mashaba reacted by taking off the star of
the first round match, Siphelele Ntshangase, who made way for Ndumiso Mabena.
Gabuza had a great chance to put South Africa ahead but Louis made another good
save for the match to remain at goalless.
was later taken off after a frustrating time in front of goals.
Bafana finally broke the deadlock as a well taken free kick by Mandla Masango
took a deflection off the Mauritius defenders on its way into the back of the net
for the opening goal of the match.
Celtic defender, Letlabika added the second goal in the 84th minute as South
Africa comfortably won 2-0 to book a place in the next round of the
Bafana will now go and play Angola in the next round of the competition, who
knocked out Swaziland 4-2 on aggregate.