AFCON 2023: South Africa win bronze after defeating DR Congo on penalties

AFCON 2023: South Africa win bronze after defeating DR Congo on penalties

South Africa have finished third at the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations.

The Bafana Bafana needed penalties to defeat DR Congo in Saturday’s third-place match.

The game ended 0-0 after 90 minutes and went straight to the shoot-out.

The shoot-out saw South AFricans triumph 6-5.

Although they failed in their bid to qualify for Sunday’s final after losing to Nigeria few days back, the third place finsh marked their best best finish at a Nations Cup since 2000.

Bafana Bafana captain Ronwen Williams was the key man again, as the quarter-final hero saved two spot-kicks.

First, DR Congo captain Chancel Mbemba had the chance to win it, only for Williams to block, before Meshack Elia’s penalty was also saved.

Full Story: https://www.kemifilani.ng/sport/afcon-2023-south-africa-win-bronze-after-defeating-dr-congo-on-penalties/
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