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Bafana Move Three Points Clear Of Ghana

Bafana broadened their lead at the highest point of Group G in the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers subsequent to overcoming Zimbabwe 1-0 on Thursday evening. 

Following their conflict against Ethiopia, Bafana named three changes as Percy Tau, Keagan Dolly and Thibang Phete as Khama Billiat and Ishmael Wadi began in the Warriors line up. 

After an enthusiastic opening, Bafana started to lead the pack five minutes before the half-hour mark when an impeccably weighted cross from Dolly tracked down Teboho Mokoena, who headed in from the back-post. 

Bafana immediately went in look briefly objective from a short proximity endeavor by Tau following a scramble nearby, however the guests figured out how to clear their lines on this event. 

The Warriors started to camp in the restricting half in the last times of the principal half in quest for the equalizer, however their mission didnt yield the ideal result. 

Regardless, Bafanas prevailing spell proceeded with into the second half as Phete shut in from a free-kick by Tau before Nyiko Mobbie saw a low shot from a promising region impeded. 

It provoked the Warriors to go to the substitutes seat ten minutes after the restart and presented Kudakwashe Mahachi for Blessing Sarupinda fully intent on organizing a rebound. 

From that point however, Norman Mapezas men actually surrendered chances with Dollys curling iron from a far distance and a circling header from Bongokuhle Hlongwane constrained their contrary number to sharp reflexes. 

With full-time drawing nearer, Bafana partook in various openings from Fagrie Lakays low scratching drive to Hlongwanes header across the substance of objective and a long-range drive that contacted the upstanding. 

That didnt matter as Bafana actually got the success to go three focuses clear of second-place Ghana, who played to 1-1 a draw against Ethiopia prior in the day. 

Affirmed line-ups:

South Africa: Williams, Mobbie, Ngcobo, De Reuck, Mashego, Phete, Mokoena, Dolly, Tau, Hlongwane, Makgopa.

Subs: Mothwa, Brooks, Mmodi, Blom, Zuke, Malepe, Lakay, Sithole, Mdantsane, Donn, Bvuma.

Zimbabwe:Mhari, Chimwemwe, Galloway, Madzongwe, Takwara, Kangwa, Nakamba, Sarupinda, Billiat, Wadi, Moyo

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