Bafana eyeing sixth win over Congo

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Bafana Bafana's head-to-head record against their opponents reads played nine, won five and lost only one, and another victory at Peter Mokaba Stadium will see us qualify for the African Nations Cup for the first time since 2008 (qualified as hosts in 2013).

SOUTH AFRICA VS CONGO

Head-to-head
P    W    D    L    GF    GA
9    5     3    1    8      4

Previous encounters:

24 October, 1992
v Congo 1-0 (P Masinga 27’)
World Cup qualifying group D
Soccer City, Johannesburg

South Africa: Steve Crowley, Sizwe Motaung, Sam Kambule, Roger Links, Steve Komphela capt., Neil Tovey, Mike Rowbotham, Innocent Mncwango, George Dearnaley, Mark Williams (Donald Khuse 59’), Phil Masinga (Bennett Masinga 80’).
Coach: Ephraim Mashaba

Congo: Samba, Moukassa, Baloki, Nsomi, Buitys, Okemba, Tsoumou Mbele, Makaya (Ndonga 50’), Ibarra, Younga-Mouhani, Mboungou (Mbossa 69’).
Coach: Minga


31 January, 1993
v Congo 1-0 (Legodi 87’)
World Cup qualifying group D
Municipal stadium, Pointe Noire

Congo: Ngoya, Mouyabi, Tsoumou Mbhele, Baloki, Buitys, Ntounou, Mounkassa (Bilayi 77’), Akiana, Younga Mouhani (Ngoma 80’), N’gapy, Tchibota.
Coach: Minga

South Africa: Steve Crowley, Sizwe Motaung, Rudolph Seale, Lucas Radebe, Steve Komphela capt., Innocent Mncwango (Harold Legodi 60’), Doctor Khumalo, Donald Khuse, John Moshoeu, Fani Madida, George Dearnaley (Eric September 63’).
Coach: Augusto Palacios


6 April, 1997
v Congo 0-2 (Mouhani-Younga 59’, 65’)
World Cup qualifying group 3
Municipal stadium, Pointe Noire

Congo: Samba, Service, Ibarra, Buitys (Okoulaloye 49’), Mokossi, Moukassa (Mouhani Younga 46’), Nkeoua, Ntoumou, Embingou, Akiana, Bongo (Tope 72’). Coach: Memy

South Africa: Andre Arendse, Sizwe Motaung, Neil Tovey capt., Mark Fish (Gavin Lane 38’), Lucas Radebe, David Nyathi (George Koumantarakis 70’), Eric Tinkler, Linda Buthelezi (John Moeti 62’), John Moshoeu, Jerry Sikhosana, Brendan Augustine.
Coach: Clive Barker


16 August, 1997
v Congo 1-0 (P Masinga 14’)
World Cup qualifying group 3
Soccer City, Johannesburg

South Africa: Andre Arendse, Sizwe Motaung, Mark Fish, Neil Tovey, Lucas Radebe capt., Eric Tinkler, John Moshoeu, Doctor Khumalo, Helman Mkhalele (John Moeti 56’), Shaun Bartlett (Mark Williams 60’), Phil Masinga (Brendan Augustine 75’).
Coach: Clive Barker

Congo: Samba, Mokossi (Embingou 46’), Ibara, Buitys, Baloki, Malonga, Nkeoua, Bantsimba, Guie-Mien (Niere 79’), Mouhani-Younga, Akiana (Imboula 66’). Coach: Benezet


3 September, 2000
v Congo 2-1 (Tb Mngomeni 21’, August 59’; Guie-Mien 70’ pen)
African Nations Cup qualifying group two
Municipal stadium, Pointe Noire

Congo: Tchiamas, Mouyimbouabeka, Tchimbakala (Ngoma 78’), Ngoulouyakali, Ewollo, Guie-Mien, Bongo, Nkeoua, Ngoma-Nanith (Lebally Ngassilat 55’), Diamesso, Malonga.
Coach: Ngakasso

South Africa: Andre Arendse, Andrew Rabutla, Frank Schoeman, Mark Fish, Jacob Lekgetho, Sibusiso Zuma (Fees Moloi 64’), Thabo Mngomeni, Dumisa Ngobe, Alfred Phiri (Warren Lewis 64), Bradley August, Shaun Bartlett capt. Coach: Trott Moloto


17 June, 2001
v Congo 0-0
African Nations Cup qualifying group two
King’s Park rugby stadium, Durban

South Africa: Andre Arendse capt., Matthew Booth, Andrew Rabutla, Fabian McCarthy, Teboho Mokoena (Abram Raselemane 62’), Bennett Mnguni, Dillon Sheppard, Delron Buckley, Sibusiso Zuma, Siyabonga Nomvete (Josep Ngake 78’), Pollen Ndlanya (Nkosinathi Nhleko 46’).
Coach: Carlos Queiroz

Congo: Itoua, Endzongo, Ngandziami (Mbama 86’), Tchimbakala, Makita, Bakouma, Ndzi, Nkeoua, Vieria, Allelone, Mavoungou (Lolo 68’).
Coach: Minga

2 September, 2006
v Congo 0-0
African Nations Cup Group 11 qualifier
Soccer City

South Africa: Rowen Fernandez, Vuyo Mere, Bradley Carnell (Benedict Vilakazi 70’), Aaron Mokoena, Nasief Morris capt., Benson Mhlongo (Siyabonga Nkosi 77’), Steven Pienaar, Surprise Moriri, Dillion Sheppard, Siyabonga Nomvete, Katlego Mashego (Abram Raselemane 51’).
Coach: Pitso Mosimane

Congo: Mouko, Oponga, Makita, Samba, Kimbembe, Andzouana, Ngo, Ewolo, Tsoumou, Fortune (Sidoine 64’), Mamouna (Noumbemba 80’).
Coach: Noel Tosi


17 June, 2007
v Congo 1-1 (Zuma 46’; Batsimba 65’)
African Nations Cup Group 11 qualifier
Stade Municipal, Pointe Noire

Congo: Mouko, Abdoulaye, Ngo, Andzouana, Makita, Ewolo, Tsoumou, Ibara (Moukila 72’), Batsimba (Lepaye 89’), Mouitys (Mamouna 59’), Ondama.
Coach: Corfu

South Africa: Rowen Fernandez, Cyril Nzama, Bradley Carnell, Aaron Mokoena capt., Nasief Morris, MacBeth Sibaya, Papi Zothwane, Delron Buckley (Siyabonga Nomvete 72’), Surprise Moriri (Benson Mhlongo 88’), Lerato Chabangu (Teko Modise 46’), Sibusiso Zuma.
Coach: Carlos Alberto Parreira

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