EXTRA TIME: South Africa reacts to Egypt losing and Senegal winning at World Cup

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Shaun Botterill
Tuesday was an exciting day in Russia 2018 with a massive high and an emotional low for Africa

Firstly, we witnessed the first victory for an African nation as Senegal beat Poland 2-1 in Group H. This came after Japan upset Colombia 2-1 and will make for an interesting, wide open group.

Check out how South Africans celebrated the victory for Senegal, including some videos at the stadium. There's also a Twitter argument between former Orlando Pirates player Lennox Bacela and former Tottenham chairman Lord Sugar about how the latter described the Senegal players.

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After that Egypt lost 3-1 to hosts Russia, despite Mohamed Salah scoring from the penalty spot. Here's also how South African's reacted to that game, and you can see how local coach Farouk Khan was impressed by Japan too.

 

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