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PLAYER RATINGS | Debutants shine as new-look Bafana clinch thrilling win over Uganda

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Bongokhuhle Hlongwane of South Africa celebrates scoring. (Photo by Lefty Shivambu/Gallo Images)
Bongokhuhle Hlongwane of South Africa celebrates scoring. (Photo by Lefty Shivambu/Gallo Images)

Substitute Evidence Makgopa came off the bench to grab a brace while fellow debutant Bongokuhle Hlongwane scored the other as Bafana Bafana defeated Uganda by 3-2 in an International Friendly at Orlando Stadium on Thursday.

Helman Mkhalele's new-look side sealed a morale-boosting win to launch a new era for the senior men's national team with an impressive winning start.

The new-look Bafana Bafana side appeared different at first glance as the team showed passion and pride in playing for the shirt.

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