Mali knock out hosts South Africa in penalty shoot-out in Africa Cup of Nations

Sunday, 03 February 2013 - 8:36


Mali reached the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations for the second year running after edging out hosts South Africa on penalties.


Bafana Bafana missed three of their spot-kicks, with Lehlohonolo Majoro shooting wide to give Mali victory.


The hosts had taken the lead in the first half, with striker Tokelo Rantie firing home from Thuso Phala's cross.


Mali captain Seydou Keita drew his side level, heading past South Africa keeper Itumeleng Khune from six yards.