Some tight encounters, brilliant individual performances, and dramatic moments made for an incredibly entertaining weekend of sport. But with so many great highlights, we decided to rank out top 7; so without further ado, here are our picks of the best sporting moments from the past weekend:
Norton’s incredible try and milestone
England flyer Dan Norton became the second-highest sevens try-scorer of all time.
Aboubakar’s magical finish
Cameroon’s Vincent Aboubakar scored an absolutely stellar goal in the 88th minute of the AFCON final, helping his team to their fifth AFCON tournament win and first in 15 years.
Aboubakar with a brilliant goal to win the AFCON for Cameroon pic.twitter.com/w70rdUDSfe
— Terje (@TerjeAFCx) February 5, 2017
Senatla’s scorching sprint
In his final tournament before joining the Stormers for Super Rugby, Blitzbokke speedster Seabelo Senatla lit up the Sydney Sevens when he started and scored a breathtaking try against the USA.
Faf’s amazing catch
Faf du Plessis has already taken two sublime one-handed grabs in this series, and would not let his 100th ODI pass without producing another.
— SuperSport (@SuperSportTV) February 4, 2017
Fiji’s scintillating skill
Fiji produced another magical try with a length of the field score that included some incredible passing and support running.
Gela-Mosby’s quick thinking
Gideon Gela-Mosby made the most out of his fumble during the Auckland Nines, when he kicked the ball ahead and managed to still dot it down before it crossed the dead-ball line. Amazing stuff.
Cuadrado’s special strike
The Derby d’Italia has burst to life with a special goal from Juan Cuadrado, who rifled home a long-range shot to give Juventus the lead.
What was your favourite sports moment from the weekend? Let us know by tweeting us @MenStuffZA!