Blasts from the past: Rebel Windies blow past SA in 1984


Blasts from the past: Rebel Windies blow past SA in 1984

Sports reporter

Today in SA sports history: January 30

1984 — Sylvester Clarke of the rebel West Indians spearheaded a remarkable fightback as he takes five wickets on the third day of the final four-day Test in Port Elizabeth as SA are bowled out for 127. The visitors went on to win the match by six wickets and take the four-match series 2-1.

2006 — Bafana Bafana finish the African Nations Cup tournament in Egypt without a point after losing 0-1 to Zambia. Winger Chris Katongo scored the first international goal of his career to make SA the first team to leave the continental tournament without a point since it was increased to a 16-team spectacle in 1996. SA failed even to score a goal, and had a goal difference of minus five...

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