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Bournemouth’s International Player of the Week
19th November 2015

Name: Tokelo Rantie
Country: South Africa
Position: Striker

03 May 2014 - Sky Bet Championship - Millwall v AFC Bournemouth - Tokelo Rantie of Bournemouth is put under pressure by Alan Dunne of Millwall. Photo: Ryan Smyth/Offside

Rantie has only been a bit-part player for Bournemouth.

He may not be a regular for the Cherries, but Rantie had an important role to play for his national side during the international break.

South Africa faced Angola in a two-legged tie as they looked to advance to the group stages of the 2018 Fifa World Cup qualifiers.

And they took the advantage in the first-leg with a convincing 3-1 win away from home, with Rantie scoring in the 14th minute, before he won a penalty with 10 minutes left to play, which was converted by Andile Jali.

Bafana Banana won the second-leg 1-0, going through 4-1 on aggregate.

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