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England National Football Team Match No. 802

South Africa 1 England 2 [1-1]

Thursday, 22 May 2003

Match Summary and Report

Match Summary and Report Team Records South Africa Pre-Match England Pre-Match


Match Summary

Status: Friendly match for The International Launch Trophy.
Venue: Amalgamated Banks of South Africa Stadium, East London, Durban.
Attendance: 48,000.
Goals: England - Gareth Southgate, 36 seconds.
South Africa - Benni McCarthy, 18th min. penalty.
from a Danny Mills handball.
England - Emile Heskey, 64th min.
Cautions: England - Danny Mills, 17th min., unsporting behaviour. handling the ball that led to penalty.
South Africa - Mbulelo Mabizela, 19th min.
South Africa - Thabang Molefe, 27th min., unsporting behaviour.
hurls Beckham down on the England right.
Expulsions: None.
Referee - Lim Kee Chong An-Yan, 43 (15-May-1960), Mauritius, FIFA-listed 1988.
Assistant referees - Iswarduth Juggunath, 41 (19-Feb-1962), and Raj Ramphul, 38 (11-Jul-1964), Mauritius.
Conditions: Kickoff 7:30 p.m. BST.
Miscellany: -


South Africa


Goal Attempts - -
Attempts on Target - -
Hit Bar/Post - -
Corner Kicks Won - -
Offside Calls Against - -
Fouls Conceded - -
Time of Possession - -


South Africa Team

Ranking: 31st in FIFA ranking of 21 May 2003; 41st in Elo world ranking before this match and 42nd after this match.
Colours: Yellow shirts, green shorts, yellow socks; made by Adidas.
Coach: Matsilela Ephraim 'Jomo' Sono, 47, appointed 18 May 2003, as a short-term replacement for Ephraim 'Shakes' Mashaba, 52, who has been removed from his position as coach for this single match against England.
Sono's 11th match W 4 - D 3 - L 4 - F 12 - A 12.
Captain: Lucas Radebe.

South Africa Lineup

Player Birthdate Age Pos Club App G Career
16-Baloyi, Brian 16-Mar-1974 29 G

Kaizer Chiefs FC

20 0 1997-active
22-Molefe, Thabang 11-Apr-1979 24 D

Jomo Cosmos FC

9 0 2002-active
19-Radebe, Lucas 04-Dec-1969 33 D Leeds United AFC, England 70 2 1992-2003
4-Mokoena, Aaron 25-Nov-1980 22 D Germinal Beerschot Antwerpen, Belgium 29 0 1999-active
5-Mabizela, Mbulelo 16-Dec-1980 22 D Orlando Pirates FC 17 0 2001-active
6-Sibaya, Macbeth 25-Nov-1977 25 M

FC Rubin Kazan, Russia

18 0 2001-active
12-Mokoena, Tebeho, sub off 69th min. 25-Jul-1977 25 M Jomo Cosmos FC 19 4 2001-active
17- McCarthy, Benedict, sub off 67th min. 12-Nov-1977 25 F

RC Celta de Vigo, Spain

47 22 1997-active
9-Bartlett, T. Shaun 31-Oct-1972 30 F Charlton Athletic FC, England 62 24 1995-active
10-Fredericks, Stanton, sub off 77th min. 13-Jun-1977 25 M Kaizer Chiefs FC 6 1 2002-active
18-Buckley, Delron 07-Dec-1977 25 M

VfL Bochum, Germany

36 5 1998-active

South Africa Substitutes

Player Birthdate Age Pos Club App G Career
-Manyathela, Lesley, sub on 67th min. for McCarthy 04-Sep-1981 21 F

Orlando Pirates FC

8 1 2002-active
13-Mendu, Jebulani, sub on 69th min. for T Mokoena 10-Aug-1976 26 M Moroko Swallows FC 1 0 2003-active
-Mazibuko, Clement, sub on 77th min. for Fredericks 16-Sep-1977 25 M Umitata Bush Bucks FC 6 1 2001-active


Baloyi -
Mabizela, Radebe, A Mokoena, Molefe -
Fredericks (Mazibuko), Sibaya, T Mokoena (Mendu), Buckley -
Bartlett, McCarthy (Manyathela)

Not Used:
Lucky Lekgwathi, Brett Evans, Tony Coyle, Mabhuti Khanyeza, Moeneeb Josephs.

England Team

Ranking: 7th in FIFA ranking of 21 May 2003; 6th in Elo world ranking before this match and 6th after this match.
Colours: White shirts with red trim, navy blue shorts, white socks.  The 2003 "home" uniform.
Coach: Sven-Göran Eriksson, 55, appointed 31 October 2000, took post 12 January 2001, 
27th match, W 14 - D 9 - L 4 - F 51 - A 25.
Captain: David Beckham, 24th captaincy.

England Lineup

Player Birthdate Age Pos Club App G Career
1-James, David B., sub off 46th min. 01-Aug-1970 32 G

West Ham United FC

14 9 ga 1997-active
2-Mills, Daniel J. 18-May-1977 26 D Leeds United AFC 15 0 2001-active
3-Neville, Philip J. 21-Jan-1977 26 D

Manchester United FC

38 0 1996-active
4-Gerrard, Steven G., sub off 82nd min. 30-May-1980 22 M Liverpool FC 16 2 2000-active
5-Ferdinand, Rio G., sub off 46th min. 07-Nov-1978 24 D

Manchester United FC

32 0 1999-active
6- Southgate, Gareth 03-Sep-1970 32 D Middlesbrough FC 53 2 1995-2003
7-Beckham, David R.J., sub off 51st min. 02-May-1975 28 M

Manchester United FC

60 11 1996-active
8-Scholes, Paul, sub off 75th min. 16-Nov-1974 29 M Manchester United FC 55 13 1997-2004
9- Heskey, Emile W.I., sub off 65th min. 11-Jan-1978 25 F Liverpool FC 33 5 1999-active
10-Owen, Michael J. 14-Dec-1979 23 F

Liverpool FC

48 20 1998-active
11-Sinclair, Trevor L., sub off 58th min. 02-Mar-1973 29 M West Ham United FC 11 0 2001-2003

England Substitutes

Player Birthdate Age Pos Club App G Career
13-Robinson, Paul W., sub on 46th min for James 15-Oct-1979 23 G

Leeds United AFC

2 1 GA 2003-active
14-Upson, Matthew J., sub on 46th min for Ferdinand 18-Apr-1979 24 D

Birmingham City FC

1 0 2003-active
15-Jenas, Jermaine A., sub on 51st min. for Beckham 18-Feb-1983 20 M

Newcastle United FC

2 0 2003-active
16-Lampard, Frank J., sub on 58th min. for Sinclair 20-Jun-1978 24 M Chelsea FC 9 0 1999-active
18-Vassell, Darius, sub on 65th min. for Heskey 13-Jun-1980 22 F Aston Villa FC 12 4 2002-2004
17-Cole, Joseph J., sub on 75th min for Scholes 08-Nov-1981 21 M West Ham United FC 9 0 2001-active
12-Barry, Gareth, sub on 82nd min. for Gerrard 23-Feb-1981 22 D Aston Villa FC 7 0 2000-active


James (Robinson) -
Mills, Ferdinand (Upson), Southgate, Neville -
Beckham (Jenas), Gerrard (Barry), Scholes (Cole), Sinclair (Lampard) -
Owen, Heskey (Vassell)

Not Used:
19-Ian Walker.   NOTES:-NOTW & Rothmans say Vassell replaced Heskey 65th min.  Freddi says 82!!!!

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