Slideshow: Afcon knock-outs
2. Hosts denied by ardent Malian outfit
South Africa had begun to write their names in history after Tokelo Rantie's opener against Mali. But Mali had other ideas, as they manoeuvred their way into scoring an equaliser via the head of inspirational captain Seydou Keita followed by some stoical defending to keep out the South Africans until only spot kicks could determine the result. Their penalty takers were sublime and composed as they crushed Bafana Bafana's hopes and sealed a berth into the semi-finals.