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By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 14th, 2013
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  Two second-half goals from Uche Nwofor gave Nigeria a 2-0 victory over South Africa in the Nelson Mandela Challenge. South Africa took time to settle and struggled with possession early in the game. However, Nigeria failed to take advantage of that, because they kept possession in their own ha...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 6th, 2013
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Mark Fish I would like to say well done to Bafana Bafana and Gordon Igesund for restoring pride in the national team, which many of us supporters feared may have been lost for good. I believe the team grew as the tournament progressed and they showed the passion and desire of Bafana teams of old, [&h...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 3rd, 2013
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The host, Bafana Bafana of South Africa, was added to the casualty list on Saturday night by a war-torn Mali to pave the way for an all West African countries’ semi-finals at the on-going 2013 African Nations Cup. Gowon Akpodonor, who is covering the championship in South Africa, captured the mood of...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 2nd, 2013
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Mali reached the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations for the second year running after edging out hosts South Africa on penalties. Bafana Bafana missed three of their spot-kicks, with Lehlohonolo Majoro firing wide to give Mali victory. The hosts had taken the lead in the first half, with strike...
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In Eritrea
Feb 1st, 2013
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Ethiopia has sent a very stern warning to the Bafana Bafana of South Africa to forget the thought of featuring at the World Cup 2014 which will be hosted by Brazil. These were the words of the Ethiopian Captain; Gebreyes Debebe as he sounded his certainty saying the Walya Antelopes will finish the on...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 1st, 2013
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Bafana Bafana will have the support of the nation behind them when they play one of their biggest matches in recent history — the Africa Cup of Nations quarterfinals against Mali in Durban on Saturday. Gordon Igesund’s men, playing in the last eight for the first time in 11 years, began the tournamen...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 30th, 2013
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Bafana Bafana face Mali in Saturday’s Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final in an exact repeat of the 2002 quarter-final, which The Eagles won 2-0. Mali ensured qualification from Group B yesterday, and will face Bafana on February 3 at Moses Mabhida Stadium. In 2002, The Eagles beat South Africa 2-0 o...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 25th, 2013
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Johannesburg – Tickets for the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) match between Bafana Bafana and Morocco on Sunday are sold out, the SA Football Association (Safa) said on Friday. Safa president Kirsten Nematandani, speaking in Johannesburg, urged those with tickets to the match to turn out in their numb...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 24th, 2013
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Cape Town – Bafana Bafana have begun to restore the fans’ faith after the team broke their scoring jinx in sensational style against Angola in their Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) clash in Durban on Wednesday. Bafana climbed to the top of the Group A standings as they eased past Angola in ...
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In Angola
Jan 23rd, 2013
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Bafana Bafana have kick-started their Afcon campaign, climbing to the top of Group A as they eased past Angola with a comfortable 2-0 victory. After a disappointing opening goalless draw against Cape Verde Islands at the weekend, South Africa were in desperate need for a win, and goals in each half b...