Egypt - Tweeps had to backtrack on their statements when Bafana Bafana beat Egypt in the Round of 16 over the weekend.
From #MabenaMabena to hashtag #IfBafanaWinsEgyptIWill, South Africa’s national team showed everybody what they are made of.
Now let’s take a look at some of the reactions.
Sports Minister, Nathi Mthethwa, says it will go down in history as a great example of when opportunity meets preparation and courage.
Congratulations to @BafanaBafana for defeating Egypt 1 - 0 & making it to the #AFCON2019 Quarterfinals. This will go down in history as a great example of when opportunity meets preparation & courage. We are super proud of you! Halala Bafana Halala!!! #EGYRSA #BafanaAtAFCON 🇿🇦 pic.twitter.com/t0eIlZo3DS— Min. Nathi Mthethwa (@NathiMthethwaSA) July 6, 2019
Bafana coach, Stuart Baxter, says he serves a living God.
While Mlamuli says Mzansi wasn’t crying for nothing when they said they want Lorch.
And Mpiwe says he had to rewatch the highlights, because it was an exceptional game.