In the fifth minutes of the game Tokelo Rantie got a pass from Yeye, South Africa could have taken a lead then but he missed an opportunity. The visitor’s defense were nowhere to be found, when a curling cross from Dean Furman was volleyed over the crossbar by the former Orlando Pirates man Tokelo Rantie.
The visitors responded with a shot from set piece in the 20th minute but Itumeleng Khune denied them an opportunity to take a lead.
Bafana Bafana displayed good football and gave no room to visitors to display their best, that saw Bafana Bafana’s search for a goal came alive in the 33rd minutes, when a stunner by the Orlando Pirates utility player Thabo Matlaba’s shot was found in the back of the net.
CAR got an only goal of match from a corner but a hand was used to flick the ball into the net and refferee confirmed with his assistance to deny them a goal.
CAR started second half of the game in search for a goal but an acrobatic Khune kept a clean sheet, Bafana Bafana continued asking questions to visitors but they squandered so many chances that could’ve been converted to goals.
In the 73rd minutes of the match, Bernard Parker gave South Africans hope to Brazil when he secured three points for Bafana from a precise pass from Siphiwe Tshabalala.
Bafana are leading the log with 5 points after beating CAR 2 – 0.
Article: by: Siphiwe Ngwenya II