LIVE BLOG | Bafana beat Ethiopia to remain at top of Group G

12 October 2021 - 13:16 By TMG SPORT
Bafana Bafana training during the South African national soccer team training session and press conference at FNB Stadium on October 11, 2021 in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Bafana Bafana training during the South African national soccer team training session and press conference at FNB Stadium on October 11, 2021 in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Image: Sydney Seshibedi/Gallo Images

Bafana Bafana beat Ethiopia 1-0 during the crucial 2022 Qatar FIFA World Cup qualifier at FNB Stadium on Tuesday night.

90+3' | The East African side continues to trouble the Bafana defense and evetually wins a setpiece right infront of the 18 area

87' | Three minutes to go Bafana fighting to hang on to the lead while Ethiopia push for an equalizer

80' | Time for the new idea from Bafana coach Hugo Broos as he introduces Thabiso Kutumela and takes out Victor Letswalo

73' | Another substitution for Bafana Ethan Brooks replaces Yusuf Maart

72' | Rushine De Reuck wins a free kick following a dangerous play by Shimelis Bekele

70' | Ethiopia continues to pile up pressure on the Bafana defence with a hope to get a goal but Williams denied them an opportunity once again

65' | Substitution for Bafana Bafana as Thabani Zuke replaces Teboho Mokoena

61' | Ethiopia makes a substitution, Asrat Tonjo replaces Suleman Hamid

60' | Teboho Mokoena wins a free kick in the attacking half

49' | Ethiopia's Surafel Dagnachew wins a corner kick conceded by Terrence Mashego

Second half is underway | South Africa 1-0 Ethiopia

Half-Time | It's Bafana Bafana with the advantage at break 1-0

43' | Entertaining contest so far at FNB Stadium with East African side Ethiopia still searching for an equalizer to level matter

34' | Ethiopia's Amanuel Gebremikael and Mesud Mohammed continue to trouble the Bafana defense but fail to find the back of the net

29' | Letsoalo wasted a big chance to double the lead and he blazes over the crossbar from close range

25' | Getaneh Kebede waste another opportunity to level the matters but misses

21' | Bafana's Victor Letsoalo gets a yellow card for a bad foul

18' | Ronwen Williams on high alert as Mesud Mohammed pulls a powerful shot from outside the box.

14' | Bongokuhle Hlongwane with a through ball, but Victor Letsoalo is caught offside.

11' | Bafana takes an early lead through an own Goal by Ethiopian defender Getaneh Kebede

9' | Bafana Bafana striker Victor Letsoalo wins a free kick on the left wing.

5' |  Great start for coach Hugo Broos' chargers in the early exchanges

0' | Bafana Bafana and Ethiopia in the crucial 2022 Qatar Fifa World Cup qualifier showdown at FNB Stadium is underway.

October 12 2021 - 16:08 

WATCH | Calm before the storm at FNB as 2,000 Bafana fans await 6pm kickoff

FNB Stadium is empty and quiet but the venue will come alive in the next three hours when 2,000 spectators start arriving to watch the much-anticipated 2022 Qatar Fifa World Cup qualifier between Bafana Bafana and Ethiopia on Tuesday (6pm).

12 October 2021 - 11:43

Bafana coach Hugo Broos hoping for a favour from neighbours Zimbabwe against Ghana

Bafana Bafana coach Hugo Broos is hoping that neighbours Zimbabwe can do SA a huge favour by taking points from Ghana in their 2022 Fifa World Cup qualifier at the National Sports Stadium in Harare on Tuesday.

12 October 2021 - 11:05

Mashego living his dream in the Bafana camp: 'This is a big moment for me'

Bafana Bafana left-back Terrence Mashego says making his national team debut in the 2022 Fifa World Cup qualifier against Ethiopia on Saturday was a moment he will “forever cherish”.

subscribe