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Mohamed Abdel Raman and Percy Tau will look to inspire their nations to victory

Bafana Bafana will facial area Sudan on Sunday night at the Al-Hilal Stadium for the prospect to toss their names into the draw as section of the final 24 groups to qualify for AFCON 2021 in Cameroon in what is efficiently grow to be a straight knockout confrontation.

4 months in the past, Sudan’s Mohamed Abdel Raman totally adjusted the complexion of Group C with his leaping header finding its way into the back again of Ghana’s internet in the 92nd minute, becoming the initial participant to rating in opposition to the Black Stars during qualification.

The implications of that objective intended South Africa will now want to protected a bare minimum of a draw towards team favourites Ghana and then beat Sudan to qualify, as Sudan is entirely predicted to inflict a fifth straight defeat in excess of the whipping boys of the team Sao Tome and Principe prior to this clash.

Bafana Bafana could be at threat of disappointing the nation if the boys occur absent from the tie towards Ghana emptyhanded. The ball will then be in Sudan’s court docket where by the 127th-ranked country will have the higher hand, needing just a attract on Sunday to crack South African hearts.

CAF’s rules dictate that if drawn stage on factors after 6 group matches, factors in head-to-head matches among the tied groups will at first be used to different them, right before aim distinction and targets scored occur into the equation, if have to have be.

*Make sure you be aware that this write-up was written prior to these sides’ qualifying matches on 24-25 March for print purposes.

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AFCON Qualifier
Sunday 28 March

Al-Hilal Stadium


To Acquire
Sudan 2/1

Attract 18/10
South Africa 27/20


The North African hosts have their sights established on qualifying for the Africa Cup of Nations for the very first time considering that the 2012 version. The Sudanese camp will be substantial on confidence just after saying optimum points in a 1- acquire over Ghana and know that they’re inside touching distance of achieving their target.

Understandably self-confident as the important end result was a repeat of their biggest achievement, successful the 1970 AFCON last, in which they also edged the Black Stars by the exact scoreline and now probably have opened up an avenue to pip South Africa for their place.

Individually, pursuing his strike towards Ghana, 27-yr-previous forward Abdel Raman attained himself a move to his country’s premier club, Al Hilal Omdurman, making all 5 of his appearances for his new crew in the CAF Champions League group levels versus the likes of Mamelodi Sundowns, TP Mazembe and CR Belouizdad, scoring his to start with aim for the club against the latter.

On the other hand, the Secretary birds will have to be realistic, figuring out they have an uphill process to complete as Raman and Al Hilal Omdurman failed to score in opposition to Masandawana with the likes of Mosa Lebusa and Rivaldo Coetzee who are absolutely envisioned to aspect for mentor Molefi Ntseki.

In the earlier assembly at Orlando Stadium, Sudan was outclassed by Bafana Bafana who only afforded their opponents just 1 shot on goal, though creating a multitude of prospects for them selves.

South Africa

The Bafana Bafana squad has a fairly unfamiliar glance to it in comparison to the staff that built goalkeeper Ali Abdalla Aboeshren break into a sweat in Johannesburg, taking 14 photographs on his purpose with eight of those being on focus on.

Percy Tau was totally irresistible, exhibiting his course against Sudan, generating numerous goalscoring chances for his teammates, regrettably just Lebogang Phiri was capable to oblige and made the decision the face with a left-footed rocket into the roof of the internet, profitable the match 1-.

Tau is South Africa’s crown jewel, who is equipped to transform a video game on its head with his speedy-thinking, instinctive vision and high-quality link-up perform that would make the sport appear to be extremely uncomplicated and easy on the eye.

South Africa just can’t afford to slip up and this is undoubtedly a should-win. In a current job interview, Tau mentioned that he’s confident with the gamers selected this time all around, that Bafana Bafana are completely able of profitable both equally remaining qualifiers versus Ghana and Sudan.

The nucleus of the group is predicted to come from 3-peat domestic league champions Mamelodi Sundowns who have been imperious in the DStv Premiership and the CAF Champions League. Masandawana old boy Tau will be a excellent addition to the current crop of neighborhood-based mostly players.

Kermit Erasmus and Bradley Grobler experienced the body weight of the goalscoring stress to have. Grobler has 13 league ambitions to his name from 19 video games, when Erasmus has netted three times from nine appearances immediately after looking at his taking part in time slice limited thanks to niggling accidents that he could hopefully shake off in time.

Regretably, both equally strikers will not be readily available and had been replaced by Thabiso Kutumela and Lebohang Maboe final Sunday. Other international-primarily based gamers such as Keagan Dolly, Bongani Zungu, Thulani Serero and Dean Furman were being not released by their respective golf equipment, heaping pressure on mentor Molefi to produce with an understrength squad.

Mothobi Mvala, Vincent Pule and Thabo Nodada were introduced in to bolster Bafana Bafana’s hopes.

Goalkeepers: Ronwen Williams (SuperSport United), Itumeleng Khune (Kaizer Chiefs) & Veli Mothwa (AmaZulu)

Defenders: Mosa Lebusa & Thapelo Morena (both of those Mamelodi Sundowns), Thulani Hlatshwayo & Innocent Maela (both Orlando Pirates), Craig Martin (Cape City Town), Sifiso Hlanti (Moroka Swallows), Thibang Phete (Belenenses/Portugal) & Siyanda Xulu (Hapoel Tel Aviv/Israel)

Midfielders: Themba Zwane, Rivaldo Coetzee, Mothobi Mvala & Andile Jali (all Mamelodi Sundowns), Ben Motshwari, Vincent Pule (Orlando Pirates), Sipho Mbule (SuperSport United), Thulani Serero (Al Jazira Club/UAE), Bongani Zungu (Rangers/Scotland), Luther Singh (Pacos Ferreira/Portugal), Keagan Dolly (Montpellier/France), Percy Tau (Brighton & Hove Albion/England) & Dean Furman (Carlisle United/England), Thabo Nodada (Cape City City)

Forwards: Kermit Erasmus (Mamelodi Sundowns), Bradley Grobler (SuperSport United), Ruzaigh Gamildien (Moroka Swallows), Lebohang Maboe (Mamelodi Sundowns), Thabiso Kutumela (Maritzburg United) & Lyle Foster (Vitoria Guimaraes/Portugal)

Prediction: South Africa (27/20)

South Africa have significantly more excellent within the ranks and desperately want to be on the aircraft travelling to the 2021 AFCON in Cameroon. As this is a ought to-earn clash, I’m backing Ntseki’s gamers to transform their fantastic variety from their respective clubs into stellar performances in Bafana Bafana colours.

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