04 February 2024 – Bafana Bafana are through to the semifinals of the Africa Cup of Nations after beating Cape Verde 2-1 in Cote d’Ivoire on penalties on Saturday night.

Goalkeeper and captain Ronwen Williams saved four penalties during a tense quarter-final match at Stade Charles Konan Stadium in Yamoussoukro to advance to the semi-finals.

The South African senior men’s team won 2-1 against Cape Verde to reach the semi-finals for the first time in 24 years.

Bafana Bafana face Nigeria in the semi-finals at Stade de la Paix in Bouaké on Wednesday. Cote d’Ivoire meet the Democratic Republic of Congo in the other semi in Abidjan.