Match Information
Status:Full Time
Venue:Royal Bafokeng Stadium
Date:Sunday 03 June
Tournament:World Cup qualifiers - Africa
Blow by Blow (By Vukile Sibeko)
90Fulltime: Bafana 1-1 Ethiopia. South Africa's road to Brazil has begun on a disappointing note, held by minnows Ethiopia at home. Central African Republic lead Group A after beating Botswana 2-0, they are followed by South Africa and Ethiopia who both have a single point.
90Masenamela's shot misses the target by inches, with the bench and the fans already on their feet.
90Siphiwe Tshabalala Corner - Cleared to safety by the defence.
902 minutes of added time remaining.
90Mphela's free kick is blocked by the Ethiopians defence.
90Bafana get a free kick in a promising position, on the edge of the box, Mphela's area.
905 minutes added time.
89The match is set for an exciting finish as both teams go for attack. The Ethiopians are not settling for a draw.
86Manyisa tries to score with his trademark long range strike but his attempt goes over the bar.
83The introduction of Modise has brought life into Bafana's attack, combining well with his club teammates Mphela and Masenamela.
83Play has been temporarily stopped as Ethiopia goalkeeper receives treatment.
82Free Kick - Mphela is adjudged to be offside after receiving a pass from Modise.
1 Goals 1
6 Corners 2
19 Free Kicks 11
1 Yellow Cards 1
0 Red Cards 0
South Africa
Team Team
16Itumeleng Khune
8Siphiwe Tshabalala
6Morgan Gould
18Thanduyise Khuboni
14Bongani Khumalo
12Reneilwe Letsholonyane
3Tsepo Masilela
5Anele Ngcongca
9Katlego Abel Mphela
19Siyabonga Nomvethe
10Steven Pienaar
1SIsay Bancha
19Gebryes Adane
4Butako Abebaw
17Moges Ceuyon
2Degu Debebe
6Alula Girma
20Adis Hintsa Tekle
8Asrat Megersa Gubena
Teyene Minyahile
7Said Saladin
12Biyadigligm Zewc
Replacements Replacements
6Andile Ernest Jali
22Darren Keet
20Matthews Oupa Manyisa
3Punch Jan Masenamela
21Mulomowandau Erick Mathoho
7Teko Tsholofelo Modise
23Lebohang Lefalamang Mokoena
11Tokelo Anthony Rantie
1Wayne Sandilands
2Siboniso Gaxa
3Abraham Gebreselassie
5Aynalem Hailu
9Getaneh Kedebe
14Manyahel Teshome
18Yidnekachew Kidane
73Teko Tsholofelo Modise on for Thanduyise Khuboni - Tactical
46Matthews Oupa Manyisa on for Reneilwe Letsholonyane - Tactical
34Punch Jan Masenamela on for Tsepo Masilela - Injury