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Angola
1 - 2
(1 - 1)
11th October Stadium
24/10/2015 16:00
Angola win 3 - 2 on aggregate

Bafana crash out of CHAN

Posted: 24 October 2015 Time: 18:04

Bafana Bafana will not be participating at the 2016 CHAN, despite beating Angola 2-1 in a qualifier in Luanda today.

The South Africans had a mountain to climb after losing the first leg at Rand Stadium 2-0 last week, and they got the early goal they desperately needed.

It came via a helping hand though – Fabricio Mafuta putting a header from Bongani Ndulula that was going wide into his own net.

However, that lead lasted less than 20 minutes after the hosts broke on a quick counter-attack and scored through Gerson just before the break.

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The South Africans were much better after halftime and threatened on a few occasions, but had to wait until injury-time to get their second.

It was worth waiting for though – a brilliant long-range free-kick from Lyle Lakay, but in the end it was a mere consolation as they crashed out 3-2 on aggregate.

TEAMS

Angola: Mario, Isaac, Silva, Fabricio, Gomito, Gerson, Fredy, Papel, Miguel, Dario, Mateus 

South Africa: Sandilands, S Zwane, Letlabika, September, Mokgothu (Madisha), Lakay, Mbunjane, Morton (Moerane), Ekstein, Tau, Ndulula

Article by: Staff Reporter

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