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%
  • Bernard Parker #17 of South Africa and Jeremy Christie #14 of New Zealand vie for possession
  • Shane Smeltz of New Zealand battles with Macbeth Sibaya of South Africa
  • Steven Pienaar of South Africa runs with the ball
  • General view of Royal Bafokeng Stadium
  • Shane Smeltz of New Zealand,Tshepo Masilela #3 and Macbeth Sibaya #6 of South Africa fight for possession
  • Chris Killen #10 of New Zealand and Macbeth Sibaya #6 of South Africa fight for possession
"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.