Blasts from the past: Super Parker strike sinks Spain

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Blasts from the past: Super Parker strike sinks Spain

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Today in SA sports history: November 20
2009 — Moruti Mthalane lifts the vacant IBF flyweight title when he outpoints Julio Cesar Miranda of Mexico at the Wembley indoor arena in Johannesburg. Mthalane had lost his first shot at the same crown the previous year after suffering a cut against Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire of the Philippines in Las Vegas. His triumph made him the first SA boxer to win the IBF mantle in this weight division after failed attempts by Baby Jake Matlala in 1991 and Mzukisi Sikali in 2005.
2013 — Bernard Parker scores in the 56th minute as Bafana Bafana down world champions Spain 1-0 in a friendly at FNB Stadium. Spain had won the world title at the same venue in July, 2010.

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