Bafana Bafana coach Hugo Broos believes Morocco are the team to beat in Group K following the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations group-stage qualifying draw on Tuesday evening.
Bafana Bafana icon Lucas Radebe admits that Morocco will be South Africa’s biggest threat in their 2023 Africa Cup of Nations group-stage qualifiers.
Bafana Bafana now know who their opponents are for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) group-stage qualifiers following the conclusion of the draw in Randburg, Johannesburg on Tuesday evening.
The Kenyan and Zimbabwean football federations were both suspended by Fifa on Thursday due to government interference with Fifa President Gianni Infanti saying that “they know what needs to be done for the suspension to be lifted”.
Catch up with highlights from the last round of group fixtures at the Afcon, where Ghana crashed out after their shock defeat by Comoros, while Morocco and Senegal finished at the top of their respective groups on Tuesday evening.
Senegal were held 0-0 by minnows Malawi in Bafoussam on Tuesday despite the return of stars Edouard Mendy, Kalidou Koulibaly and Idrissa Gueye, but still won Group B at the Africa Cup of Nations.
Morocco eased into the knockout phase of the Africa Cup of Nations on Friday but fellow title contenders Senegal again laboured in front of goal as they were held by Guinea, while chaotic scenes followed Ghana’s 1-1 draw with Gabon.
Catch up with the highlights from day 2 at Afcon where Senegal and Morocco got their campaigns up and running with 1-0 wins over Zimbabwe and Ghana respectively, while Guinea beat Malawi 1-0 and Gabon also edged the Comoros by a single goal.
Liverpool star Sadio Mane converted a penalty deep in added time to snatch a fortunate 1-0 win for Senegal over Zimbabwe in the Africa Cup of Nations Group B opener on Monday in Bafoussam.
Kaizer Chiefs star Khama Billiat has been nominated for the inaugural Best Zimbabwean Footballer in Africa award alongside the likes of SuperSport United duo Onismor Bhasera and Kudakwashe Hamachi.