FIFA Women’s World Cup: South Africa Into Last 16 With First World Cup Win

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By Sedara Philip

South Africa are through to the last 16 after claiming their first Women’s World Cup win with a thrilling 3-2 victory over Italy.

Thembi Kgatlana’s 93rd-minute winner proved the difference after Italy fought back to level with a Arianna Caruso header.

A draw would have been enough to take Italy into the knockout rounds.

South Africa will play Group E winners the Netherlands on Sunday.

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