SA U-23 head coach David Notoane. (Image by Darren Stewart/Gallo Images).
France scored a remarkable winner in additional time versus South Africa in Tokyo on Sunday that leaves David Notane’s charges with really little opportunity of receiving the knock-out phases of the Olympic football competition.
In a video game that ups and downs, South Africa took the lead 3 times in the match, just for France to equalise on each celebration and after that discover the winner.
After a goalless very first half, South Africa scored through Kobamelo Kodisang, Proof Makgopa and Teboho Mokoena.
France, nevertheless, equalised after each South African thanks to 35- years of age striker. Andre-Pierre Gignac.
With groups deadlocked at 3-3 and well into second-half injury time, it was France who got the winner when Teji Savanier fired house from inside package.
South Africa next face Mexico who previously in the competition had actually beaten France 4-1.
That match occurs on Wednesday.
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