Register Login Live

PSL

Igesund: It Wasn't Our Day

On Sunday Bafana Bafana lost 2-1 to Ethiopia in a CAF Group A World Cup qualifier, shattering South Africa’s hopes of qualifying for the World Cup finals in Brazil.

The team arrived back home on Monday, from Addis Ababa, and coach Gordon Igesund admitted that it was not their day. Having broken the deadlock and taken a 1-0 lead, Bafana had the opportunity to increase their lead.

 

However, it was not to be as the hosts restored parity before a Bafana own goal handed the East Africans the victory. 

 

Igesund believes that as a team they played well and created goal scoring opportunities, although they were unable to convert them.

 

“It wasn’t our day. We played very well. We deserved to win the game but on the day things didn't work our way. We just needed a second goal to be safe but it never came and also conceded an own goal. 

 

The coach admitted that the loss was disappointing, before congratulating the East Africans. He concluded, “It is so painful but we tried our best. I have also to congratulate Ethiopia for the win.”

 

19 comments

Top 5

Sukazi Reveals Plans For Celtic

53 May 28, 2020 10:09 AM in PSL

The 10 Richest Footballers In The World

7 May 20, 2020 08:32 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

The Six Stars Messi Said His Son 'Really Likes'

4 May 23, 2020 08:31 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Reports: Messi Makes Huge Barca Decision

5 May 27, 2020 06:29 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

TBT: When Pitso Collected His Impressive R400k SUV

12 May 28, 2020 10:48 AM in Throwback Thursday

Rashford Shows Off Edgy New Merc G-Wagon

May 25, 2020 06:00 PM in Stars & Their Cars

The Richest Footballers In The World, Part Two

7 May 27, 2020 07:31 PM in World News

Talented Defender Heading Back To Bucs

7 May 28, 2020 01:06 PM in Orlando Pirates

The 10 Richest Footballers In The World

28 Nov 24, 2019 07:17 PM in World News

'Khune Can Make It In Europe'

30 May 28, 2020 09:13 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

The Highest-Paid Footballers In The World Today

11 Mar 29, 2020 07:16 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Micho In Zambia: There Will Be Problems

1 May 28, 2020 10:50 AM in PSL