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Brazil Vs. South Africa: The Junior Bafana Look to Repeat Their Upset Victory over Brazil

For Brazil, the agonizing 7-1 World Cup defeat to Germany is still a fresh memory. And they will be looking to put that behind this time around. In regards to soccer, the Olympic stage may not equal the World Cup, but it can offer Solace.

For South Africa, although the Bafana Bafana lost 3-1 to the South American giants at friendly game in March, they will draw confidence from knowing that they have done this before. In 2002, the South Africans stunned the Brazilians when they beat them 3-1.

Brazil squad: Weverton, Zeca, Rodrigo Caio, Marquinhos, Renato Augusto, Douglas Santos, Luan Vieira, Rafinha, Gabriel Barbosa, Neymar, Gabriel Jesus, Walace, William, Luan Garcia, Rodrigo Dourado, Thiago Maia, Felipe Anderson, Uilson

South Africa squad: Jody February, Mulomowandau Mathoho, Repo Malepe, Mothobi Mvala, Rivaldo Coetzee, Kwandakwensizwa Mngonyama, Menzi Masuku, Tyroane Sandows, Tashreeq Morris, Keagan Dolly, Aubrey Modiba, Lebo Mothiba, Abbubaker Mobara, Gift Motupa, Phumlani Ntshangase, Itumeleng Khune, Tebogo Moerane, Deolin Mekoa


Featured Photo Courtesy of Lefty Shivambu/Gallo Images

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