AFCON 2015: Senegal holds South Africa to top Group C

Soccer News of Friday, 23 January 2015


South Africa have been held to a 1-1 draw in the second Group C match of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations on Friday.

The Bafana Bafana broke the deadlock in the 47th-minute when Oupa Mathews Manyisa struck past Senegal goalkeeper Bouna Coundul.

But, the Teranga Lions, who had a goal flagged offside, recovered few minutes later to equalize in the 60th-minute through Kara Mbodji.

The current result leaves the Black Stars with 3 points in second position behind 4 points rich Senegal while Algeria follow in third with 3 points and South Africa lie at the bottom of the group table with just 1 point.

The Black Stars needs a win over South Africa in Tuesday’s final Group C match to ensure Ghana progresses to the quarter final stage of the continental championship