South-Africa

Mambas progress in doubt

2014-01-12 11:00
Joao Chissano (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Following his side’s 3-1 defeat to South Africa in the opening game of the 2014 African Nations Championship, Mozambique coach Joao Chissano concedes that the Mambas’ path to the knockout rounds have been dealt a serious blow and that his side were outplayed by the host nation.

Subsequently, however, Bernard Parker netted twice.

A futher spectacular long-range goal from Hlompho Kekana saw Bafana come back from a goal down to record their fifth consecutive win over their southern African neighbours, keeping their 100 percent record intact.

Mozambique are rooted to the bottom of group A’s standings, with Bafana leading the group, while Mali are placed second and Nigeria third.

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