An almost packed to capacity Moses Mabhida Stadium proved why this beautiful game is followed by billions of supporters around the world as 41,850 soccer fans came in numbers to register their love for African football in celebration of the beat at Africa's feet of the 29th Edition of the Africa Cup of Nations.
In what could be a definitive moment for future stadium attendances by South African soccer fans during the tournament Group A lived up to its expectations as football brilliance was displayed during the two matches played by South Africa vs Angola and Morocco vs Cape Verde, respectively.
The fans drowned the magnificent stadium drapped in yellow, gold and green with the deafening sounds of the symbolic vuvuzelas that have become a permanent feature at soccer cup competitions in South Africa as thousands of football supporters were treated to the African skill, flamboyance and determination as the two teams battled for a win to go to the top of the Group.
Not a single security incident was reported as the teams battled it out for the coveted trophy of the Orange Africa Cup of Nations.
The Local Organising Committee was upbeat at the end of the last match as it became clear that the tone of the tournament was on course.
Yesterday's match ended with South Africa 2: Angola 0, whilst Morocco and Cape Verde played to 1 all draw.