Bafana Player Ratings v Egypt
Soccer Laduma rates the individual performances of the Bafana Bafana players following their 1-0 win over Egypt on Tuesday.
Itumeleng Khune: 6.5
The goalkeeper pulled off a few sharp saves and looked as confident as always between the sticks.
Abbubaker Mobara: 6.5
Mobara dealt with everything he was confronted with at right-back and didn't make any glaring errors.
Tebogo Langerman: 6.0
Langerman had a decent game but had a few moments where he lost some concentration.
Clayton Daniels: 6.0
Daniels looked relatively comfortable at the back, but made one mistake early in the game that could have led to a goal.
Thulani Hlatshwayo: 6.5
The skipper was solid in the heart of the defence and made some timely challenges throughout the game.
Andile Jali: 7.0
Jali took control of the midfield and showcased some excellent distribution skills. He picked up the man-of-the-match gong.
Dean Furman: 6.5
Furman was the enforcer in the middle of the park. He put in some strong tackles to keep the Egyptians in check.
Mpho Makola: 7.0
Makola netted the all-important winner for South Africa, and looked threatening going forward.
Mandla Masango: 7.0
Masango provided the assist with a terrific cross and provided stability in midfield.
Keagan Dolly: 6.0
Dolly didn't make many mistakes, but had a quiet game and struggled to make his presence felt.
Thamsanqa Gabuza: 5.5
Gabuza was substituted early in the second half, after a disappointing first half.
Hlompho Kekana: 6.0
The midfielder replaced Dolly in the 66th minute, but didn't make an impression.
Sibusiso Vilakazi: 6.5
Vilakazi replaced Gabuza in the 61st minute and put some decent pressure on the Egyptian defence.
Ramahlwe Mphahlele: 6.0
The defender replaced Mobara in the 62nd minute and put in a workmanlike performance.
Deolin Mekoa: 6.0
Mekoa showed a couple of good touches after replacing Masango in the 77th minute.