Blasts from the past: Parker pops in a disputed penalty

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Blasts from the past: Parker pops in a disputed penalty

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Today in SA sports history: January 15
2002 — Benni McCarthy scores just before halftime to secure a 1-0 victory for Bafana Bafana against Angola in a friendly at Mmabatho Stadium. It was their last warmup match ahead of the African Nations Cup tournament in Mali.
2014 — Bernard Parker scores from a controversial penalty as Bafana Bafana draw 1-1 against Mali in their Africa Nations Championship group match in Cape Town. Mali had been penalised after a dramatic dive by Lindokuhle Mbatha outside the box. That gave SA a 1-0 lead, but Mali equalised through Ibourahima Sidibe in the 55th minute.

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