The Bafana Bafana of South Africa has strongly bounced back to beat Ghana to top Group G in the ongoing World Cup Qualifiers after a defeat to Black Stars in the just ended AFCON qualifiers which affected them to miss spot in the upcoming African Cup of Nations in Cameron.
The Bafana Bafana’s shared a point with Zimbabwe after an away draw whiles the Black Stars of Ghana had a lone goal victory over Ethiopia last Friday in Cape Coast Sports Stadium to win the maximum three points.
South Africa getting a lone goal at their home soil ‘FNB Sports Stadium’ in Johannesburg by courtesy Bongokhule Hlongwane has given them four points with one goal to lead the group ahead of Ghana, Zimbabwe and Ethiopia in Group G.
Ethiopia and Zimbabwe are expected to have their second encounter for the group to be balanced.
After the game the South Africans dominated in both halves with 53 ball possession to 47 of the Black Stars. Having won the most conner kicks whiles Ghana never had a single conner kick in both halves with 12 total shots and 4 short on target whilst the away side had 2 total shots with only one short on target.
Below is the statistics of the game.
Ball Possession: South Africa 53% – Ghana 43%
Total Shorts: South Africa 12 – Ghana 2
Shots On Target: South Africa 4 – Ghana 1
Shots Off Target: South Africa 4 – Ghana 1
Conner Kick(s): South Africa 4 – Ghana 0
Blocked Shots: South Africa 4 – Ghana 0
Offsides: South Africa 1 – Ghana 5
Fouls: South Africa 15 – Ghana 13
Yellow Cards: South Africa 3 – Ghana 1
Passes: South Africa 392 – Ghana 361
Accurate Passes: South Africa 318(81%) – Ghana 287(80%)
Interceptions: South Africa 6 – Ghana 6
Tackles: South Africa 15 – Ghana 14
Clearance: South Africa 1 – Ghana 13
Goalkeepers Saves: South Africa 1 – Ghana 3
Big Chances: South Africa 2 – Ghana 0
Big Chances Missed: South Africa 1 – Ghana 0