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Ibrahim Al Harbi (top) of Saudi Arabia is challenged by Mark Fish of South Africa    Allsport  
Excitement gone for South Africa

Newcomers sent home after 2-2 draw with Saudi Arabia

Shaun Bartlett lived one World Cup dream and saw another shattered.

The South African striker fulfilled a childhood fantasy by scoring twice against Saudi Arabia, but two penalty kicks by the Saudis left the game a 2-2 draw that ended the Bafana Bafana's hopes of reaching the second round in their first World Cup.
Denmark, South Africa finish match with 19 on field
Denmark got a first-half goal by Allan Nielsen and survived a card-strewn battle with South Africa to get a 1-1 draw Thursday, moving it within sight of the second round of the World Cup.

French romp past South Africa 3-0
France produced that whiff of champagne soccer that the whole host nation had been hoping for Friday, crushing South Africa 3-0 to raise hopes it can go all the way in the World Cup.

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Group C W L T Pts
France 3 0 0 9
Denmark 1 1 1 4
South Africa 0 1 2 2
Saudi Arabia 0 2 1 1

South Africa World Cup Schedule
Friday, June 12
France 3, South Africa 0
At Marseille

Thursday, June 18
South Africa 1, Denmark 1
At Toulouse

Wednesday, June 24
South Africa 2, Saudi Arabia 2
At Bordeaux

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