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As it happened: Burkina Faso v Bafana Bafana

2016-10-08 22:00
Last Updated at 03:16
08 Oct 22:07
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08 Oct 22:02

Some odd refereeing from the officials and despite the scoreline it could have been worse for South Africa.

However, a draw is probably a fair result as Khune was on form between the sticks.

08 Oct 22:01

95' That is it, the referee blows his whistle and brings the game to a close.

08 Oct 22:00
94' Khune receives a yellow card for time wasting.
08 Oct 21:58
Burkina Faso level matters thanks to a close range finish from Diawara.
08 Oct 21:57
08 Oct 21:57
Meanwhile, Owne de Gama has been sent to the stand for dissent.
08 Oct 21:55
89' Alain Traore skies his penalty! Scores remain Burkina Faso 0-1 Bafana Bafana.
08 Oct 21:55
88' Manyisa hands Burkina Faso a penalty following a tackle inside the box.
08 Oct 21:53
86' Serero comes off for Mobara.
08 Oct 21:51
84' Burkina Faso sub: Bance comes on Pitroipa.
08 Oct 21:49

A powerful header from Eleazar Rodgers is saved off the goal line and the ball falls for Dean Furman. The SuperSport midfielder makes no mistake with his strike as he swivels past the Burkina Faso defenders.  

08 Oct 21:46
08 Oct 21:44
76' Mahlangu picks out Manyisa in space and the midfielder fails to make his effort count as it goes wide!
08 Oct 21:41
74' Mahlangu replaces Kekana in midfield.
08 Oct 21:40
71' Manyisa is in space and finds the time to lay it off for Rodgers and the striker the striker's tame shot is straight at Koffi.
08 Oct 21:38
68' Kekana has a shot from the edge of the area but his effort is blasted over the cross bar. 
08 Oct 21:30
65' Sub for Bafana: Manyisa on for Dolly.
08 Oct 21:30
62' End-to-end stuff here as Khune palms away Nakoulma's effort.
08 Oct 21:25
58' Rodgers booked for late challenge on Burkina Faso's 'keeper
08 Oct 21:22
54' Burkina Faso putting Bafana Bafana under pressure as back-to-back corners troubles the South African defence.
08 Oct 21:14
49' RODGERS! What a header from the Wits forward missing the target by inches.
08 Oct 21:09
45' The second-half is underway
08 Oct 20:57
Shakes Mashaba will need to deliver a serious half-time team talk in order for the players to get their head in the game. 
08 Oct 20:55
A very busy half for the Bafana Bafana defence and midfield as Burkina Faso looks to want the win on home soil. 
08 Oct 20:54
08 Oct 20:53
43' Furman and Rodgers making the most of their inclusion the starting XI so far. 
08 Oct 20:49
41' Jonathan Pitroipa is allowed space and looks up to take a shot from just outside the box but his effort goes wide of Khune's goal.
08 Oct 20:48
40' Burkina Faso 0-0 Bafana Bafana
08 Oct 20:45
37' Mathoho is looking dodgy in defence as he get's beaten only for Khune to pull off another great save to deny Nakoulma's header.
08 Oct 20:40
33' Makola's strike is palmed away by Koffi as the midfielder smartly slots it underneath the wall. 
08 Oct 20:39
32' Good trickery from Serero and he wins a free kick on the edge of the Burkinabe box. 
08 Oct 20:39
30' Burkina Faso 0-0 Bafana Bafana
08 Oct 20:38
28' It's been all Burkina Faso in the last 10 minutes. 
08 Oct 20:35
25' Khune produces another save to deny the home side. This is from a dangerous Burkina Faso corner kick. 
08 Oct 20:34
24' Burkina Faso's Pitroipa gets another chance at goal from a free-kick just outside the box and his effort is deflected for a corner kick.
08 Oct 20:31
22' Traore beats Mphahlele in a classy manner and then fires a shot just over the crossbar from 25-yards out.
08 Oct 20:30
20' Burkina Faso 0-0 Bafana Bafana
08 Oct 20:25
17' Serero being dismantled so far in midfield and needs to keep himself big and strong. Difficult fifteen or so minutes for the Ajax Amsterdam man.
08 Oct 20:19
10' Khune produces a top save to stop Pitroipa's penalty! Classy save by the Kaizer Chiefs man. 
08 Oct 20:18


Mathoho finds himself in an awkward position with the ball touching his abdomen and flicking the arm. The referee points to the penalty spot gives the home side a spot kick.

Questionable penalty!

08 Oct 20:16
5' Rodgers also finds himself with space and a chance at goal but eventually fouls a Burkina Faso defender.
08 Oct 20:11
2' Makola is let down by his first touch as he gets an early chance to threat Burkina Faso's goalkeeper.
  • 94'

    FULL-TIME. That's it, the game ends it 1-1.

  • 0'

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  • 95'

    An away point for South Africa in this Group D opener. On the balance of play it would be a fair result but both sides will probably feel disappointed to have not secured all three points.

  • 92'

    Manyisa plays Diawara on side to deflect the loose ball in the six yard area past a dejected Khune. Appalling defending, Manyisa has been shocking since coming on.

  • 92'

    Manyisa plays Diawara on side to deflect the loose ball in the six yard area past a dejected Khune. Appalling defending, Manyisa has been shocking since coming on.

  • 91'

    GOAL! Burkina Faso found the equaliser after some sustained pressure.

  • 90'

    South Africa under severe pressure now! Bance's shot on goal is deflected wide for a corner.

  • 89'

    MISS! Alaine Traore blasts it way over the post! Two penalties missed for the home side now.

  • 88'

    PENALTY! Oupa Manyisa fouls Nakoulma just inside the area!

  • 86'

    SUBSTITUTION: Aristide Bance sent on by manager Paulo Duarte for Pitropia in the last few minutes of the game.

  • 82'

    Another Makola corner causes lots of confusion in the area and the ball falls to Furman just inside the area. The Supersport United man makes no mistake as he drills his shot into the far corner through a crowd of players.

  • 81'

    GOAL!!!!!! Bafana take the lead through Dean Furman!

  • 80'

    CHANCE! Corner kick taken by Bafana but the header is saved by Koffi. Another corner issued by the referee.

  • 78'

    CHANCE! Speculative effort by Makola, as he hangs his head down in shame. The midfielder had loads of time and space but puts it high and wide.

  • 62'

    Some end to end football that culminates in The Stallions have two shots at goal. The first another comfortable save by Khune and the second just wide of his far post. Oupa Manyisa looks set to replace Keagan Dolly.

  • 72'

    SUBSTITUTION: Shakes Mashaba makes an attack minded change with Dinamo Bucuresti midfielder May Mahlangu replacing the hard working Hhlompho Kekana.

  • 71'

    Corner wasted by the home side with the Bafana defence standing firm and dealing with anything that's crossed into the area.

  • 55'

    Khune makes another save, a comfortable one this time from a shot that bobbled off the pitch as Traore struck it.

  • 50'

    CHANCE! Rodgers glances a header from Mpho Makola's cross just wide of the post.

  • 50'

    CHANCE! Rodgers glances a header from Mpho Makola's cross just wide of the post.

  • 46'

    Bafana Bafana start the second half brightly with some attacking intent but the home side's defence are at hand to block a couple of shots at goal.

  • 2'

    South Africa will be the happier of the two sides to go into half-time with the scores level after a heroic display by 'Mzansi's number one'.

  • 45'

    Half-time here in this Group D clash as the tie remains goalless.

  • 44'

    Both sides are just spraying the ball around midfield but no real clear cut chances going into the break.

  • 44'

    Both sides are just spraying the ball around midfield but no real clear cut chances going into the break.

  • 0'

    CHANCE! Another brilliant save from Khune, this time with his feet as he denies Nakoulma's headed effort.

  • 32'

    Makola hits the set-piece under the wall but it's saved expertly by the teenage goalkeeper Koffi - from his bottom left hand corner.

  • 32'

    Makola hits the set-piece under the wall but it's saved expertly by the teenage goalkeeper Koffi - from his bottom left hand corner.

  • 30'

    Freekick to South Africa just outside the area after Thulani Serero tries to dance his way into the home sides box but he's hacked down.

  • 26'

    Two amazing saves from Khune in quick succession - keeping Shakes Mashaba's men in the game!

  • 20'

    Serero and Makola links up well just outside the area and sets Rodgers through. However, the lanky forward is wrongly judged to be off side by the assistant referee.

  • 19'

    Matlaba nearly sends the ball into his own net as he tries to deal with a low cross but the ball finds it's way into the hands of Khune.

  • 15'

    CHANCE! South Africa nearly break the deadlock through a Kekana header but goalkeeper Koffi makes a great instinctive save from five yards out.

  • 11'

    SAVE! Itumeleng Khune dives to his right to deny winger Jonathan Pitroipa's tame effort.

  • 10'

    Dodgy decision as the contact looks just outside the area.

  • 9'

    PENALTY! Burkina Faso earn a penalty after Eric Mathoho sticks his hand out to block the ball.

  • 5'

    CHANCE! Mpho Makola with a snap shot from 25-yards out that flies just over the the post of Koffi Kouakou.

  • 4'

    Early chance from Bafana but Elazar Rodgers fouls a Burkina Faso defender in third.

  • 3'

    Burkina Faso: Koffi, Kabore, Kone, Dayo, Yago, Malo, Pitroipa, B. Traore, A.Traore, Nakoulma, Alain Traore

  • 0'

    Here's how the two sides have lined up: Bafana: Khune, Hlatshwayo (C), Mathoho, Matlaba, Mphahlele, Dolly, Furman, Kekana, Serero, Makola, Rodgers.

  • 1'

    We are underway here at the Stade du 4 Aout.

  • 0'

    The two sides are singing their respective national anthems before this Group D clash gets underway!

  • 0'

    Les Etalons last fixture was an Africa Cup of Nations Qualification game at this very stadium - a 2-1 victory over Botswana.

  • 0'

    Shakes Mashaba's charges were last in action in September, as they defeated Egypt 1-0 in the Nelson Mandela Challenge thanks to a header from Mpho Makola.

  • 0'

    Hello and welcome this live text coverage of Burkina Faso and South Africa for the 2018 World Cup Qualifier Group D opener - at the Stade du 4 Aout in Ouagadougou.

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Burkina Faso South Africa
  • 1 Goals 1
    • 91' Banou Diawara
    • 80' Dean Furman
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  • 0 Red Cards 0
Team Line-ups
  • Harve Kouakou Koffi
  • B Traore
  • Kabore
  • Issoufou Dayo
  • Pitroipa
  • Alain Traore
  • Abdou Razack Traore
  • Prejuce Nakoulma
  • Patrick Malo
  • Bakari Kone
  • Yago
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  • Itumuleng Khune
  • Eleazar Rodgers
  • Dean Furman
  • Thulani Hlatshwayo
  • Hlompho Kekana
  • Mpho Makola
  • Thabo Matlaba
  • Thulani Serero
  • Keagan Dolly
  • Ramahlwe Mphahlele
  • Mulomowandau Mathoho
  • Adama Guira
  • Banou Diawara
  • Djibril Zidnaba
  • Issouf Paro
  • Germain Sanou
  • Aboubacar Sawadogo
  • Aziz Kabore
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  • Aubrey Modiba
  • Jackson Mabokgwane
  • Abbubaker Mobara
  • Tebogo Langerman
  • Sibusiso Vilakazi
  • Thamsanqa Gabuza
  • Oupa Manyisa

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