Cape Town - Star forward Percy Tau enjoyed playing alongside
a number of young and fresh faces in the Bafana Bafana side against Paraguay in the Nelson Mandela Challenge.
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With South Africa coach Stuart Baxter mindful of this
weekend's Telkom Knockout fixtures, he opted to rest some of his more
The likes of Teboho Mokoena and Lebogang Mothiba both started
the game at the Moses Mabhida Stadium, while in total Baxter made six
After the game, Tau, who scored a late goal to cancel out
Federico Santander's effort, told SuperSport: "It's good that we have
youngsters in the team. So, they will always help us with energy and it's also
a good experience for them."
On the match itself, the Brighton attacker added: "It
was a difficult game, we conceded early but got back strong. We were trying to
get the tactics right and the movement. And we got the last goal in the last
minute which is good.
"We didn't know much about them, but they were very
physical and moving the ball fast which is a good preparation for Libya. But
then we gave everything and got a draw."
Bafana Bafana now just need not lose to Libya in their final
Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Group E game next year March to qualify for the tournament in Cameroon.
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Tau concluded: "I think we'll go to AFCON, we just need
to keep the momentum going for next year."