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WAFCON 2022: South Africa edge Burundi into the knock out stage - Highlights

WAFCON 2022: South Africa edge Burundi into the knock out stage - Highlights

If there were any doubts to the the fact that they are favorites to lift the trophy, that must have been diffused given their recent form in the on going WAFCON 2022 in Morocco. South Africa are the best side this far. After over shadowing the Super Falcons of Nigeria 3-1 in their opener, the Bayana Bayana have picked up their ticket into the quarter finals of the competition and look poised on lifting the trophy.

South Africa is the favorite of the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations, along with Nigeria. In their second match in Group C, Banyana Banyana beat Burundi 3-1, following their victory over the Super Falcons. The inevitable Kgatlana once again opened the score (20th). The Burundians came back on level terms thanks to Umimana (30th), but conceded another goal in the following minutes, signed by Motau (32nd). After the break, Motlhalo gave the South Africans more momentum (54'), before Burundi found themselves down to 10-11 after Nshimirimana was sent off (70'). With this victory, South Africa has 6 points in the group and already secured its qualification for the quarterfinals.

After two group games they lead the scoring charts with 6 goals scored and just two conceded.

 

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