27 January 2013

South Africa/Morocco: Things You Should Know - South Africa Vs. Morocco

Coach Gordon Igesund and team captain Bognani Khumalo for the Bafana Bafana of South Africa feel that after their win against Angola, they have got the ball rolling and they can only get better at the African Cup of Nations this 2013.

They come up against tough opposition in Morocco, but the confidence on the camp seems to be gaining the confidence of the fans as well. South Africa need to win or draw to qualify for the next round, a loss needs to be avoided.Bafana's second goalscorer against Angola was Majoro, but unfortunately he won't be able to extend his goal tally due to injury.

South Africa and Morocco have played on three occasions with Bafana Bafana holding a slight advantage over their opponents with two wins and a draw the final results.

The last time the two sides met was in 2004 in Tunisia and the final score was a 1-1 draw.

Morocco has not qualified for the second round of the Africa Cup of Nations since 2004, when Badou Zaki was coach of the side.

South Africa's two goals against Angola were their first goals of 2013.

South Africa has not reached the knock-out round of the Africa Cup of Nations since 2002.

Gordon Igesund is aiming to win the Africa Cup of Nations on home soil for the second time in South Africa's history.

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