South Africa finished third at the Nations Cup

South Africa secured third place in the African Cup of Nations final in Ivory Coast by beating the Democratic Republic of Congo 6-5 on penalties after a nil-nil draw at the Felix Houphouet-Boigny Stadium on Saturday. South Africa midfielder Teboho Mokoena’s first kick hit over the bar before the next eight attempts were all successful, leaving DR Congo captain Chancel Mbemba needing to score to win the encounter.

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