Captain fantastic Williams steers Bafana into Afcon semis

Bafana Bafana have advanced to the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) semi-finals after beating Cape Verde 2-1 on penalty kicks, thanks to the heroics of skipper Ronwen Williams, who miraculously saved four penalties.

South Africa will now meet up with rivals Nigeria, in what will be a mouthwatering and bragging rights encounter on Wednesday.

For the third time running, coach Hugo Broos named an unchanged side, with Evidence Makgopa leading the attack as the lone striker.

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