Sunday Mar 28, 2021. 21:29
Sudan, Ghana, Tanzania, Namibia and Tunisia all recorded wins in the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers on Sunday.
Goals from Saifeldin Bakhit and Mohamed Abdel Raman helped Sudan secure a 2-0 win over South Africa in a Group C match and the Falcons of Jediane qualified for next year’s tournament.
As a result, South Africa’s Bafana Bafana failed to qualify for the finals, while Ghana won Group C after thrashing Sao Tome and Principe 3-1 on the same day.
Group J was won by Tunisia as they ended a successful qualifying campaign with a 2-1 victory over Equatorial Guinea, whose consolation goal was netted by Firas Chaouat (own-goal).
Tanzania secured a narrow 1-0 victory Libya in another Group J match with Simon Msuva scoring the only of the encounter.
Lastly, Namibia were inspired to a 2-1 victory over Guinea by a brace from Peter Shalulile, who scored in either half of the Group A game.
CAF decided that a Group A match which was scheduled for Sunday would be forfeited by Chad and awarded as a 3–0 win for Mali due to the disqualification of Chad.
Sunday’s 2022 AFCON qualifiers results
Namibia 2-1 Guinea
Tanzania 1-0 Libya
Tunisia 2-1 Equatoria Guinea
Sudan 2-0 South Africa
Ghana 3-1 Sao Tome and Principe