Bafana Bafana have concluded their AFCON 2023 by finishing third for a bronze medal. In a thrilling third-place play-off, Captain and goalkeeper Ronwen Williams took the spotlight once again for South Africa.
The match against the Democratic Republic of Congo ended goalless after 90 minutes, leading to a dramatic penalty shootout. Bafana Bafana secured the bronze medal by defeating Congo’s Leopards 6-5 on penalties.
This victory came after a tough loss to Nigeria in the semi-finals, where Nigeria triumphed 4-2 in a penalty shootout. Williams’ goalkeeping prowess and the team’s resilience led to a well-deserved bronze medal for South Africa.