The goalkeeper saved 4 penalty kicks. South Africa faces Nigeria in African Cup semi-finals


The South African national team defeated Cape Verde on penalties to reach the semi-finals of the African Cup of Nations.

Regular and extra time ended in a goalless draw, before the Bafana Bavan team secured their qualification by winning 1–2 on penalty kicks thanks to the brilliance of their goalkeeper Ronwen Williams, who saved 4 kicks.

Cape Verde almost snatched the win and qualification for the semi-finals with a shot from substitute Gilson Tavares in the first minute of stoppage time from a one-on-one situation, but South African goalkeeper Ronwen Williams brilliantly stopped the shot, the Post Collided with and returning to his hand.

In the second minute of the first half of extra time, Cape Verde goalkeeper and captain Fosenha blocked a close shot by substitute Mihalali Mayambila.

The South African national team has qualified to face Nigeria next Wednesday.

On the same day, Democratic Republic of Congo will play against Ivory Coast, who defeated Mali 1-2 yesterday, Saturday.

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