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That is all folks, thank you for choosing Sport24 to catch this Africa Cup of Nations Group E qualifier between Bafana Bafana and Seychelles.
We'll be back on Tuesday until then enjoy the rest of your weekend ...
As it stands in Group E
Bafana Bafana - Played (3) | Points (7)Libya - Played (2) | Points (4)Nigeria - Played (2) | Points (3)Seychelles Played (3) | Points (0)
Shots at goal (on target)
Bafana Bafana - 20 (10)Seychelles - 0 (0)
63' Possession: Bafana Bafana 72% - 28% Seychelles
*** Bafana Bafana 3-0 Seychelles ***
Solid performance by South Africa. Seychelles struggling keep the ball and Baxter's charges using that to their advantage. Will we see more goals in the second stanza?
Hopefully ... #AFCON2019
14' TAU! What a free-kick by the 24-year-old ... He steps up before Khune who ran from his goalpost to give the player advice on how to kick it.
He steps up and hit it over 9-player wall and thrusts the crossbar beating the goalkeeper.
Raining or not, just sad to see (a whole) national team playing in front of an empty stadium. We also need to ask ourselves some hard questions - on our commitment pic.twitter.com/tQYMdBJ0QW— Lux September (@Lux_September) October 13, 2018
Raining or not, just sad to see (a whole) national team playing in front of an empty stadium. We also need to ask ourselves some hard questions - on our commitment pic.twitter.com/tQYMdBJ0QW
Jam packed ONLY with emotion here......otherwise this is the turnout for the Bafana vs Seychelles Afcon Qualifier at the FNB STADIUM. pic.twitter.com/uRCxQl2JLP— robertmarawa (@robertmarawa) October 13, 2018
Jam packed ONLY with emotion here......otherwise this is the turnout for the Bafana vs Seychelles Afcon Qualifier at the FNB STADIUM. pic.twitter.com/uRCxQl2JLP
2' The lanky Mothiba doing well in running behind the Seychelles defence along side the pace of Tau.
Let's see if this is a partnership Baxter can rely on
Full time at the FNB Stadium and Bafana Bafana come away with a comfortable 6-0 victory. Seychelles rarely featured on an attacking front and sit bottom group E.
GOAL! Bafana work the ball on the left flank before it's whipped in towards the near post where Mokoena meets it and he heads home, 6-0.
Seychelles have been well and truly outplayed this afternoon with the hosts continuing to just pass the ball around with ease in the Seychelles half as Bafana continue to push forward for a sixth.
Substitution for Bafana Bafana as Tau comes off to be replaced by Phiri for the final few minutes.
GOAL! Bafana break forward in numbers before Ndlovu is played into the box by Maboe and, with just the keeper to beat, makes no mistake in finding the back of the net. 5-0.
Just ten more minutes to go at the FNB Stadium as Bafana Bafana are well set to see off a comfortable victory which will see the hosts move to the top of group E.
Substitution for Seychelles as Waye-Hive comes on to replace Nancy.
Substitution for South Africa as Furman comes off to be replaced by Mokoena.
Substitution for Seychelles as Laurence comes on to replace Esther.
GOAL! Tau makes it 4 for Bafana. He plays a neat one-two with Mothiba to get one-on-one with the keeper and shows composure to take the ball around the goalkeeper before passing into an empty net. 4-0.
Substitution for Bafana as Modiba comes off to be replaced by Ndlovu.
CHANCE! Modiba does well to work space for a shot from inside of the box and it forces the keeper into a good save.
It continues to be all Bafana in the last few minutes. It's been an impressive performance from the hosts as they've played the visitors off of the park today.
CHANCE! Mothiba is played in on goal after Seychelles have the ball away cheaply at the back, but he's denied by a the keeper who came off of his line quickly.
SHOT! A corner for the hosts is played short for Tau. He takes the ball in before turning and striking at goal from a tight angle, but it's comfortably saved by the keeper.
CHANCE! Bafana play through the middle once again and the loose ball drops to Tau on the edge of the area. He has the goal at his mercy with just the keeper to beat, but he shoots well over the bar.
WOODWORK! Bafana work the ball neatly in midfield before Tau is played into the box. He takes a touch before striking at goal, but Dingwall comes out quickly to get a touch which sees the ball strike the crossbar.
It's more of the same in the second half as Bafana Bafana continue to dominate the ball. Stuart Baxter will be happy with the performance thus far as they look to see out the game.
We're back underway at the FNB Stadium for the second half!
Half time at the FNB Stadium and Bafana Bafana go into the break with a comfortable 3-0 lead after 3 goals in quick succession from Hlatshwayo, Maboe and a Nigel own goal. Seychelles are yet to get into the game and will need to regroup at half time.
SHOT! Maboe is given space to line up a shot from the edge of the Seychelles area and does just that. His effort skims across the pitch, but it goes just wide of the bottom corner and goes out for a goal kick.
SHOT! Hlanti delivers a ball in from the left which finds Modiba in the middle. He attempts to head at goal, but it lacks the power to trouble Dingwall and he makes a comfortable save.
It continues to be one-sided with little for Khune to do so far in the game. Seychelles have managed to stop the flow of chances for the home side, but it could only be for the time being.
Bafana Bafana are cruising at the FNB Stadium with Seychelles unable to respond. All of the pressure has come from the home side and it looks to be turning out to be a comfortable afternoon for Stuart Baxter's men.
GOAL! Mothiba is found with a pass on the edge of the box by Maboe. He takes a touch to set up the shot with his right and makes no mistake in finding the top corner.
GOAL! Bafana get forward once more as Modiba can deliver a corner into the box. He finds Hlatshwayo and he heads powerfully past Dingwall. 2-0.
GOAL! Bafana take the lead after they worked the ball well down the left before crossing into the box only for Nigel to head into his own net.
SHOT! Maboe has an effort from range which is powerfully struck and Dingwall has to produce a good save to push the ball over the bar.
CLOSE! Mphahlele is nearly found at the far post with a driven ball across goal, but he just isn't able to get his head to the ball.
WOODWORK! Bafana win a free kick on the edge of the area and Tau is the man to take. He whips the ball over the wall and has Dingwall beaten, but it strikes the crossbar.
CLOSE! Percy Tau has a great chance with a header from just outside of the six-yard box after a brilliantly whipped ball in from the left, but his header goes just over.
Seychelles work the ball forward and manage to win a succession of corners, but it eventually comes to nothing as Bafana can clear easily.
CHANCE! Bafana work the ball well down the right before Modiba is found with a beautiful cross into the box. He attempts to head on target, but he can't keep it down as it goes harmlessly over the bar.
Both sides have looked to get forward in the opening few minutes. Mothiba is nearly in on goal as he's found in the right side channel, but Dingwall comes out to intercept and clear.
We're underway at the FNB Stadium!
Percy Tau is back in South Africa to represent Bafana Bafana after moving abroad from Sundowns at the end of last season. He could prove to be key for the hosts as they look to unlock the Seychelles defence.
Bafana Bafana will be looking for a win this afternoon as they continue their push for a place at the main event in Cameroon. Seychelles have lost their first two games so far and come into the game as underdogs.
Seychelles XI: Dingwall, Trevor, Marie, Joubert, Hoareau, Esther, Bibi, Hopprich, Monnai, Damoo.
Bafana Bafana XI: Khune, Mphahlele, Hlanti, Mkhwanazi, Hlatshwayo, Modiba, Furman, Maboe, Mokotjo, Tau, Mothiba.
Subs: Williams, Phiri, Ndlovu, Kekana, Mokoena,Maela, Xulu.
Good afternoon and welcome to our coverage of the Afcon Group E clash between South Africa and Seychelles at the FNB Stadium.
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