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10 man South Africa hold host Brazil

South Africa, down to 10 men, held host Brazil in their first men’s football game at the Rio 2016 Olympics.

A Neymar-captained side, Brazil made several attempts from the blast of the whistle.

However, he endured a frustrating afternoon on a sandy and slow surface in Brasilia as South Africa held out despite Mothobi Mvala’s red card half an hour from time.

Group A is now in a four-way tie on one point after Iraq and Denmark also played out a scoreless draw earlier.

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