Bafana a shadow of first triumph against ‘Pirates’

South Africa fail to hit the target against the lowly ranked opposition

No one expected it but the reality is that Bafana Bafana were held to a goalless draw by Seychelles in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Tuesday. Everything pointed to a Bafana win in the Indian Ocean island, but it wasn’t to be just four days after they beat “The Pirates” 6-0 at FNB Stadium. The locals were predicting a Bafana win and even Seychelles coach Gavin Jeanne had a look of a man who had thrown in the towel even before his teams got on the field, telling the Dispatch that “you guy...

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