AFCON 2019: South Africa Shocks Host Country Egypt To Storm Quarter-final
South Africa knocks out Egypt/The Guardian

South Africa stunned Egypt in the Africa Cup of Nations round of 16 clash on Saturday, knocking the host nation out of the competition with a 1-0 win.

With the result, the Bafana Bafana have reached the quarter-finals where they will meet the Super Eagles of Nigeria.

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It was a fierce battle that saw both sides struggle to find the back of the net.

But Thembinkosi Lorch broke the deadlock in the 86th minute which proved to be the only goal of the match.

He received a defence-splitting pass and found himself one-on-one with the goalkeeper and drilled the ball into the bottom right corner to send Mohamed Salah’s Egypt packing.