Bafana Bafana’s Lorch Torches Egypt. The underdogs Bafana Bafana surprised the continent when the knocked out the Pharaoh’s, Egypt out of the African Cup of Nations.
Just when everyone thought that it was going to be a goalless 90 minutes, Thembinkosi Lorch hit the net 5 minutes before full time. The 25 year old ABSA Premiership player of the year was also named man of the match.
Tweeps, who have been difficult on Stuart Baxter and his boys buzzed with excitement over the unexpected win. The results has qualified Bafana Bafana for quarter finals. They will face another tough side, Nigeria who knocked out Cameron.
Egypt’s loss has left many unemployed at the Egyptian Football Association, whilst Bafana Bafana have each pocketed R520k each as a token of appreciation for winning. Should they win the competition they will each receive a bonus of a million Rands.
The AFCON final is scheduled on July 19, 2019.