WATCH: Bafana Bafana stun Egypt in Cairo

WATCH: Bafana Bafana stun Egypt in Cairo
Thembinkosi Lorch celebrates goal with Kamohelo Mokotjo of South Africa during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Finals last 16 match between Egypt and South Africa at Cairo International Stadium, Cairo, Egypt on 06 July 2019 ©Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix

by Bertin Basson

Tuesday Jul 07, 2020. 09:09

On this day last year, Egyptian fans woke up to the realisation that their team had been knocked out of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on home soil the night before, by South Africa.

The Pharaohs were overwhelming favourites heading into their Round of 16 match staged at Cairo International Stadium but against all odds, the visitors came up trumps thanks to an 85th minute winner from Thembinkosi Lorch.

Unsurprisingly, Javier Aguirre was sacked shortly after Egypt’s exit from the competition on home soil while South Africa would fall in the next round at the hands of long-time rivals Nigeria.

Relive all the drama here:

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