In­ter­est­ing facts

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Yes­ter­day’s match was the third time Bafana beat Congo-Braz­zav­ile in their own back­yard in the five meet­ings be­tween the two na­tions there since 1992

The vic­tory handed coach Ephraim “Shakes” Mashaba his sec­ond win over Congo, hav­ing first guided Bafana to a 1- 0 over the Red Devils at FNB Sta­dium in 1992

At 17 years, 11 months and 26 days, de­fender Ri­valdo Coet­zee be­came the youngest player to a earn a Bafana cap. Coet­zee edged the record once held by for­mer skip­per Aaron Mokoena, who was 18 years, 2 months, 26 days old when he made his de­but

The match marked 270 min­utes that Bafana goal­keeper Senzo Meyiwa has kept a clean sheet in the three Af­con qual­i­fiers so far

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