2018 World Cup qualifiers: Group D head-to-heads

2018 World Cup qualifiers: Group D head-to-heads
Dean Furman of South Africa is challenged by Garry Rodrigues of Cape Verde during the World Cup Qualifier match between South Africa and Cape Verde on the 05 September 2017 at Moses Mabhida Stadium © Sydney Mahlangu /BackpagePix

by Graeme Jackson

Thursday Nov 09, 2017. 09:30

We look at the team head-to-heads leading into this weekend’s round of 2018 World Cup qualifiers. Today’s focus is on Group D: Senegal, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde and South Africa.

Group D fixtures

Friday 10 November
South Africa v Senegal - Peter Mokaba Stadium, Polokwane - 19h30 CAT

Tuesday 14 November
Burkina Faso v Cape Verde - Stade du 4 Aout, Ouagadougou - 21h30 CAT
Senegal v South Africa - Stade Leopold Sedar Senghor, Dakar - 21h30 CAT

South Africa v Senegal

Matches played: 8
SA wins: 2
Senegal wins: 2
Draws: 4
SA goals: 9
Senegal goals: 9
Last meeting: SA 2-1 Senegal, 12 November 2016, Peter Mokaba Stadium, Polokwane - Annulled

SA World Ranking: 74
Senegal World Ranking: 32
SA World Cup appearances: 3 (1998, 2002, 2010)
Senegal World Cup appearances: 1 (2002)

Burkina Faso v Cape Verde

Matches played: 5
B Faso wins: 1
C Verde wins: 4
Draws: 0
B Faso goals: 3
C Verde goals: 5
Last meeting: Cape Verde 0-2 Burkina Faso, 12 November 2016, National Stadium, Praia

B Faso World Ranking: 55
C Verde World Ranking: 64
B Faso World Cup appearances: 0
C Verde World Cup appearances: 0

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