SAFA : Bafana down Pharoahs to lift Nelson Mandela ChallengeChallenge
Egypt were the first one to attempt goal in the 5th minute when Mohamed Salah received a pass and saw his shot saved by Bafana goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune to deny the Egyptian a goal.
Two minutes later, Mpho Makola scored through a header after receiving a cross from Mandla Masango after a counter attack that found Makola alone to have a soft header.
Bafana midfielders, Keegan Dolly , Mandla Masango , Dean Furman and Andile Jali controlled the midfield park with Jali putting a brave and splendid performance on the day.
Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba, substituted striker Thamsanqa Gabuza for Sifiso Vilakazi , Keegan Dolly for Hlompho Kekana and Abbubaker Mobara limped off the field with Sandile Hlanti replacing him.
Bafana succumbed to the pressure and held on to the solitary goal to win the match.