Twitter Reaction To Bafana’s Spain Win
Twitter went crazy with excitement last night as Bafana Bafana claimed a shock 1-0 win over world and European champions, Spain, after putting in a fine performance on the night.
The game saw Gordon Igesund’s men attack the Spaniards from the get-go, with Bernard Parker’s goal proving to be the difference between the two sides.
Bafana goalkeeper, captain and Man of the Match, Itumeleng Khune, thanked the fans following the win:
Thanx a lot for all the love and support. I salute each and everyone of y'all. Keep believing in Bafana. We won't fail you guys. God is Great!!
As did Dean Furman, who had an extremely solid game in the heart of Bafana’s midfield:
Thanks for all your great messages tonight.What a great win for @bafana_bafana and South Africa over the world champs! The future is bright!
The news of Bafana’s win went international, with Doncaster Rovers, the team of Furman and Bongani Khumalo, offering their congratulations:
Congratulations to Dean Furman & Bongani Khumalo in the #BafanaBafana side that have beaten Spain 1-0 tonight. @Bafana_Bafana1
Meanwhile, up and coming goalkeeper, Ronwen Williams, tweeted his support before the game:
Goodluck Bafana Bafana... hopefully Kamohelo "alonso" Mokotjo can get a run!!!
As did Kaizer Chiefs defender, Tsepo Masilela, who was ruled out of the game with injury:
All the best @Bafana_Bafana1 @BernardParker @thetera16
KV Kortrijk’s Bafana hopeful, Darren Keet, wished his teammates well following the impressive win:
Congrats to Bafana and bernardparker17 and also my main man de4no22 for the win against Spain.
And SuperSport United captain, Bevan Fransman, says the nation now need to build on this win:
Good result for Bafana. Now lets build on that and start believing.
By Joe Crann
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