Blasts from the past: Bafana lucky to keep out Anelka & co

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Blasts from the past: Bafana lucky to keep out Anelka & co

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Today in SA sports history: October 7

2000 — Bafana Bafana draw 0-0 with world champions France in a Nelson Mandela Challenge match at Ellis Park. The visitors were unlucky not to win. The linesman who ruled Nicholas Anelka’s goal to be legitimate was overruled by referee Jelas Morale.

2017 - A 10-man Bafana Bafana beat Burkina Faso 3-1 in a World Cup qualifier at FNB Stadium. Percy Tau, Themba Zwane and Sibusiso Vilakazi scored for SA in the first half. Bongani Zungu was red-carded for elbowing the opposition skipper, Charles Kabore, after a scuffle in the 67th minute...

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