Matches

17/06/2009101 - WeatherweatherCode9
2:0 (1:0)
  • Bernard PARKER (21' 52')

Summary

Prodigal Parker makes amends

Bernard Parker gained redemption for his mishap against Iraq by scoring both of South Africa's goals in their 2-0 victory over New Zealand.

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Line-up

16
12
2
3
3
6
4
7
6
8
10
9
12
10
13
11
14
14
17
17
18
18

Substitute(s)

1
1
22
23
5
2
7
4
8
5
9
13
11
15
15
16
19
19
20
20
21
21
23
22

Coaches

Joel SANTANA (BRA)
(NZL) Ricki HERBERT

Officials

Referee: Benito ARCHUNDIA (MEX)Assistant Referee 1: Hector VERGARA (CAN)Assistant Referee 2: Marvin TORRENTERA (MEX)Fourth official: Pablo POZO (CHI)Fifth official: Patricio BASUALTO (CHI)

Have Your Say

(Total comments 77)


Latest Comments:
Egy_Pharaoh
19/06/2009 at 23:59
Egy_Pharaoh (Egypt)
I think Spain may not play a hard game and may let the game for South Africa
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Altaaz
19/06/2009 at 19:07
Altaaz (Canada)
surprise, I'll give you 100:1 odds that exactly what u said happens : )
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herrie60
19/06/2009 at 17:32
herrie60 (Netherlands)
what about the extra noise that is made when Matthew Booth gets the ball. Why is that.
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Statistics

22Shots5
5Corner kicks1
1Yellow cards4
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
56%Possession (%)44%
  • A General view of the outside of Royal Bafokeng Stadium
  • Steven Pienaar of South Africa and Tim Brown of New Zealand go up for a header
  • Shane Smeltz of New Zealand battles with Macbeth Sibaya of South Africa
  • The sun sets behind the Royal Bafokeng Stadium before the start of the highliy anticipated South Africa - New Zealand match.
  • Bernard Parker #17 of South Africa and Jeremy Christie #14 of New Zealand vie for possession
  • Steven Pienaar of South Africa runs with the ball
"In tournament football  it's very difficult to play beautifully, but we did that tonight. New Zealand were difficult opponents and they gave us a tough game. The result was based on hard work, but we now have to finish with a good result," Joel Santana, South Africa coach.