Bafana defeat Reggae Boyz



World Cup hosts South Africa got back on the winning trail by defeating non-qualifers Jamaica 2-0 in a friendly at Kickers Offenbach Stadium last night.

Veteran striker Surprise Moriri punished sloppy defending off a cross to drive a low shot into the corner of the net on 51 minutes and set up Bafana for a first success in their last four international outings.

Siyabonga Nomvete added a second five minutes from full-time in this German city as he ran on to a pass from Andile Jali and slammed the ball wide of goalkeeper Dwayne Kerr into the net.

The Reggae Boyz, replacements for China, faded after failing to convert a few first-half chances.

l Inter Milan battled for more than an hour with 10 men to cling on against Barcelona last night, eliminating the holders 3-2 on aggregate to advance to next month's Champions League final. Gerard Pique gave Barca a 1-0 win on the night. - Sapa, Reuters and AFP