Soumaila Diakite was the hero for Mali after saving two penalties in their 3-1 shootout win over hosts South Africa to help his side progress to the CAF Africa Cup of Nations semi-final. The match had finished 1-1 after extra time.
Poland beat South Africa 1-0 in a friendly international on Friday, with a debut goal from substitute Marcin Komorowski.
In our regular Sunday feature, FIFA.com presents you with some of the biggest names in football who will be celebrating their birthdays during the coming week.
South Africa brought an eight-match winless run to an end with a convincing 3-0 friendly win over Gabon, with goals from Siphiwe Tshabalala, Tokelo Rantie, and Mzikayise Mashaba.
Kaizer Chiefs coach Vladimir Vermezovic slammed his team despite a 2-0 win over Bloemfontein Celtic today that kept them in the South African Premiership title hunt.
Sowetans are impassioned by playing football and doing it in style. Here, one of them does just that by executing an acrobatic volley.