Bafana Bafana will take on Egypt in the last 16 at the Africa Cup of Nations but for any South African fans hoping for a different approach, strap in because Stuart Baxter will not change his tactics for the clash against the hosts, as DEAN WORKMAN explores.
Bafana Bafana are set to take on hosts Egypt in the round of 16 at the Africa Cup of Nations on Saturday, but will have to do so without Mamelodi Sundowns forward Themba Zwane.
Cameroon, Ghana, Benin and Mali all booked their spots in the last-16 at the African Cup of Nations after the final round of Afcon group stage fixtures concluded on Tuesday evening.
Bafana Bafana will face hosts Egypt in the last-16 at the African Cup of Nations after results went their way in the final group stage fixtures.
Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter has defended his side’s approach in their 1-0 loss to Morocco in their final African Cup of Nations Group D game saying that there are ‘many ways to win a football match’.
Morocco, Ivory Coast, Senegal and Algeria all rounded off the group stages at the African Cup of Nations with vital wins as they now look ahead to the knockout stages of Afcon 2019.
Watch the highlights as a late Moubarak Boussoufa goal helped guide Morocco to a 1-0 win over Bafana Bafana, leaving the South Africans to wait on other results before knowing their African Cup of Nations future.
Stuart Baxter has outlined what he is looking for from Bafana Bafana forwards’ Percy Tau and Lebo Mothiba after South Africa opened their account at the African Cup of Nations with a win over Namibia.
Watch as a second half header from Bongani Zungu fired Bafana Bafana to a tight 1-0 win over Namibia in their second Group D fixture at the African Cup of Nations.
Bafana Bafana claimed a narrow 1-0 win over Namibia in their second Group D game to get their 2019 African Cup of Nations campaign up and running.