Blasts from the past: African Nations Cup ups and oopsies

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Blasts from the past: African Nations Cup ups and oopsies

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Today in SA sports history: January 23

1996 — Vuyani Bungu makes the fifth defence of his IBF junior-featherweight title by outpointing American John Lewus over 12 rounds in Biloxi, Mississippi.

1999 — Bafana Bafana are held to a 1-1 draw by Mauritius in their African Nations Cup qualifying match in Curepipe. Phil Masinga scored in the 44th minute, but it wasn’t enough against a determined home side that started the match as rank underdogs. Jacques-Désiré Périatambée equalised in the 56th minute...

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