The opening day of the Africa Cup of Nations produced a brace of drab goalless draws with hosts South Africa in particular disappointing tens of thousands of fans at Soccer City.
South Africa midfielder Lerato Chabangu tries an overhead kick against Cape Verde at the Africa Cup of Nations in Soweto on January 19, 2013. The match ended in a goalless draw.
The 1996 champions were first to take to the rain-drenched pitch but any dreams of getting off to a flyer were quickly dampened as tiny Cape Verde more than held their own.
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