Host Nation's Relief as SAfrica Beats Angola 2-0

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Host Nation's Relief as SAfrica Beats Angola 2-0
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DURBAN, South Africa (AP) -A vastly improved South Africa scored in each half to beat Angola 2-0 at the African Cup of Nations on Wednesday, giving the host nation huge relief and reviving Bafana Bafana's chances of making the quarterfinals. Defender Siyabonga Sangweni netted with a volley from a tight angle in the 30th minute to ease the crushing pressure on coach Gordon Igesund and his team.

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