Bafana Bafana kicked off their Cosafa Cup campaign on Tuesday evening with a narrow 1-0 win over Botswana at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.
Bafana dominated the first 45 minutes but failed to create any real scoring opportunities with their first shot on target coming in the second half just after the 69th minute.
Substitute Kagiso Malinga scored the only goal of the match in the 66th minute to hand Bafana the three points in their first game of the 2021 Cosafa Cup.
Meanwhile in the earlier game – Cosafa opener, eSwatini beat Lesotho 3-1. Felix Badenhorst, Khethokuhle Mkhontfo and Fanelo Mbamba scored for eSwatini, while Nkau Lerotholi scored for Lesotho.
By FARPost Reporter