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Triumph & heartache: Neil Tovey's book details Bafana's road to historic Afcon win

In his long-awaited autobiography, former Bafana Bafana captain Neil Tovey recalls the road to victory in the Africa Cup of Nations in 1996 — and the tale of Clive Barker and his superstitions

05 May 2019 - 00:00 By Neil Tovey

Our opening match of the Africa Cup of Nations would be against Cameroon on 13 January 1996. As a result, there was little time to celebrate over New Year and we came together on the second at Johannesburg's Sunnyside Park Hotel.

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