Angola Humiliates Bafana Bafana in CHAN Qualifier, Knocks Them Out

Angola Humiliates Bafana Bafana in CHAN Qualifier, Knocks Them Out

  • South Africa will not be participating at the 2022 African Nations Championship in Algeria
  • Bafana Bafana was thumped 4-1 by a fiery Angola at the Dobsonville Stadium in Soweto
  • This ensured that the Palanca Negras overwhelmed the hosts 6-1 over two legs in sealing their passage to North Africa

South Africa crashed out of qualifiers for the 2022 African Nations Championship to be hosted in Algeria.

Bafana Bafana was hammered 4-1 by Angola in the second leg encounter that was held at the Dobsonville Stadium in Soweto. This ensured a 6-1 aggregate victory for the Palanca Negras, who won 2-0 in the first leg last weekend.

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Bafana Bafana was humiliated 4-1 by Angola in Soweto. Image source: @BafanaBafana.
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South Africa has failed to qualify for the tournament since the 2014 edition, which the country hosted and was knocked out in the group stages. This was also the first time a senior Angolan national team - men and women - registered a victory in South Africa.

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