South Africa team played strong against Senegal, game ended in a draw
March 1, 2012
South Africa's national football team, Bafana Bafana recently went head-to-head with Senegal at the Moses Mabhida stadium in Durban, but the game ended in a draw despite South Africa having many opportunities at their opponent's goal. AllAfrica.com reports that Bafana players took numerous shots on the Teranga Lions, but the Senegalese goaltender blocked those that made it to the net, and many others went wide.
Bafana head coach Pitso Mosimane knew his team performed well in the friendly exhibition game, but he admits they need someone who can consistently put the ball in the net.
"Yes, we've played very well, we've attacked them but we lack composure in the box to punish the opponents," said Mosimane after the match concluded. "I've raised this issue several times that in South Africa, we need someone who will score the goals for us."
On the defensive end, the Bafana players excelled in the match. The Lions did not find many opportunities to take a shot on Bafana goalie Itumeleng Khune.
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