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Bafana go to four points in the group after two matches. Top of the table with the Black Stars in second place on three points.
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Bafana Bafana played to a goalless draw against Zimbabwe in their opening match while the Black Stars beat Ethiopia 1-0.
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South Africa take on Ghana at the FNB stadium in a crucial World Cup qualifier.
1'
Ghana kick off at an empty FNB stadium.
3'
Bafana under early pressure as defender Rushin De Reuck picks a booking for a rash foul.
7'
The Black Stars have started well and fashion a chance for Andre Ayew, who shoots wide from an angle.
12'
Bafana finally get into the attacking third and win their first corner of the game. Percy Tau whips it in but it is cleared.
20'
Plenty of tough tackles in the game already that the referee has let go. The official trying to keep the game flowing.
30'
The game is pretty even after 30 minutes. Ghana started the better of the teams but Bafana have come more into it. Still goalless
32'
Chance for Bafana as Teboho Mokoena's free-kick is parried by Richard Ofori but Mothobi Mvala could not direct the rebound on target.
37'
Percy Tau thinks he has scored with a fabulous header but the assistant referee has his flag up for offside. Looked very close. Replays suggest the goal should have stood. The home should feel hard done by. Game still goalless
45'
The referee blows the halftime whistle. Bafana unlucky not be ahead at the break as Tau's header was deemed offside when it should have stood. Still goalless at the FNB stadium.
45'
One minute of injury time to be played as Bafana stand over a free-kick in a dangerous area. Easy one for Ofori easily collects.
46'
Second half underway and Bafana have a big chance in the first minute of the second half as striker Evidence Makgopa shoots wide from three yards out and an open goal after Ofori fumbled. Major opportunity gone begging.
54'
Yellow card for Mvala after a studs up challenge.
56'
Bafana getting into good areas in the Ghana penalty area but cannot get the final pass correct.
60'
Game gets to the hour mark. Bafana playing on the front foot. Match still goalless.
62'
Percy Tau whips in a corner into a dangerous area. Makgopa gets his head to it but ball goes wide.
68'
After neat play around the penalty area, Bafana get a chance but Mvala's over-head kick goes just wide. The home team really pressing for the opening goal.
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15 minutes until the end of 90 90 minutes. Bafana the better side in the second half but can't find a goal. Still goalless
83'
GOAL! Bafana take the lead as Bongokuhle Hlongwane turns in a low cross from substitute from Njabulo Blom. Well deserved lead for the hosts. 1-0!
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FULL-TIME - The referee blows the full-time whistle and Bafana win 1-0 and take a vital three points in their quest to qualify for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
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The fourth official shows a minimum of three minutes injury time to be played. Can Bafana hang on? Still leading 1-0.
South Africa
Ghana
1
Goal Scorers
0
83' Hlongwane ...
0
Yellow Cards
0
0
Red Cards
0
11
Squad
11
Xulu Siyanda
Williams Ro...
Morena Thapelo
Tau Percy
Mobbie Nyiko
Mvala Mothobi
Mokoena Teboho
De Reuck Ru...
Hlongwane B...
Brooks Ethan
Makgopa Evi...
1
2
3
4
7
8
10
15
18
20
21
7
9
10
11
13
16
17
18
21
22
23
Fameyeh Joel
Mohammed Abdul
Ashimeru Ma...
Lomotey Emm...
Mensah Gideon
Ayew Andre
Wakaso Mubarak
Mensah Jona...
Yeboah Yaw
Djiku Alexa...
Ofori Richard
11
Reserves
12
Letsoalo Vi...
Singh Luther
Mothwa Veli
Links Gift
Mbule Sipho
Bvuma Bruce
Maart Yusuf
Mabiliso Si...
Blom Njabulo
Ngcobo Njabulo
Dube Thabani
13
6
5
14
11
9
12
16
17
19
22
19
20
15
8
12
14
4
1
6
3
5
2
Ati-Zigi La...
Aidoo Joseph
Owusu Samuel
Baba Idrissu
Manaf Narud...
Manu Braydon
Baffour Phi...
Issahaku Abdul
Opoku Kwame
Ganiu Ismail
Afriyie Daniel
Ashie-Quaye...