• Player Rating: Bafana Bafana vs Libya

    Percy Tau was the star of the show as he guided Bafana Bafana to a 2-1 victory over Libya to secured their qualification to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, writes DYLAN APPOLIS.

    Darren Keet: 8/10

    Keet did well to fill in for the injured Itumeleng Khune. Although he gave away a penalty, the shots-topper made a few crucial saves and clearances to command the team from the back.

    Thulani Hlatshwayo: 7/10

    The Bidvest Wits captain was on of Bafana’s standout performers against Libya, winning his aerial battles with ease, while remaining solid in there defence.

    Buhle Mkhwanazi:6.5/10

    Alongside his teammate (Hlatshwayo) for club and country, Mkhwanazi did well to bring Libya’s attack to a halt on numerous occasions, while standing firm in Bafana’s backline.

    Sifiso Hlanti: 7/10

    Hlanti stuck with Stuart Baxter’s game plan and did well to execute his tactics on the field, while providing an assist for Tau.

    Dean Furman:6/10

    The SuperSport United midfielder remained solid in the middle of the park and did well to command play from the midfielder.

    Thamsanqa Mkhize: 6/10

    The Cape Town City captain held his own in the wing-back position and did well to handle deal with the threats coming down the right flank.

    Innocent Maela: 5/10

    The Orlando Pirates man gave away possession on a number of occasions while also picking up a yellow card early in the first half.

    Kamohelo Mokotjo: 6/10

    The Brentford midfielder was a shadow of himself in the first half as he was unable to deal with the pressure coming from Libya, but came out slightly better in the second half.

    Themba Zwane: 6/10

    The Mamelodi Sundowns attacker did well to link up with the likes of Tau and Mothiba, but lost possession on a few occasions.

    Percy Tau: 9/10

    Proved to be a threat throughout the game, especially on the counter, while managed to bag a brace to seal their qualification into the Afcon tournament.

    Lebo Mothiba: 8/10

    Just like Tau, Mothiba remained a constant threat, especially while linking up with his strike partner. He also provided the assists for Tau’s opening goal.


    Hlompho Kekana:6/10

    The Sundowns captain came on as a second half substitute and almost found the back of the net with his trademark long range effort.

    Lars Veldwijk: N/A

    The Sparta Rotterdam forward did not play enough minutes for a rating.

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