Siphiwe Tshabalala, (middle), celebrates with his Bafana team-mates after his wonder goal gave South a lead in the opening game of the 2010 World Cup against Mexico at FNB Stadium on June 11. Photo: Clive Mason/Getty Images
In one of the most embarrassing national episodes in recent times, the Bafana Bafana CAF African Nations Championship team left the country in the early hours of Friday and arrived in the Comoros a few minutes before their first leg match kicked off against the islanders.
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