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Bafana Bafana lose World Cup qualifier

Bafana Bafana loses 2-1 to Ethiopia and will not feature in the 2014 Soccer World Cup in Brazil.

Bafana Bafana loses 2-1 to Ethiopia and will not feature in the 2014 Soccer World Cup in Brazil. Picture: SAPA stringer

CAPE TOWN - It was bad news for Bafana Bafana as they lost their 2014 Soccer World Cup qualifying game2-1 against Ethiopia on Sunday afternoon.

Bafana still have one game to play in September against Botswana but with Ethiopia's win the SA soccer team not feature at the 2014 Soccer World Cup in Brazil.

The winners will go through to the next round of Qualifiers.

Bernard Parker opened the scoring in the 34th minute but Ethiopia managed to equalise just before half time.

They entered the second half, with one goal each.

During the second half Parker turned from hero to zero when he headed in an own goal for Ethiopia.

And that is how the score remained.

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