Nigeria and South Africa’s AFCON 2017 hopes come to an end

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Nigeria and South Africa will not be at AFCON 2017 after both failed to get the desired results to maintain their chances of qualification.

Nigeria lost 1-0 to Egypt with Ramadan Sobhy scoring in the 65th minute. Victor Moses came close for Nigeria late on but his shot struck the post. CHAD one of the teams in Group pulled out citing financial challenges meaning all points gained against them were nullified.

In South Africa ,Bafana Bafana could only manage a goalless draw with Cameroon after needing a win to keep up any hope of qualification

South Africa have only managed a point and can’t catch Cameroon who top Group M.

AFCON qualifier Results today:

South Africa 0-0 Cameroon

Gambia 0-0 Mauritania

Malawi 1-2 Guinea

Niger  1-2 Senegal

Namibia 1-3 Burundi

Ethiopia 3-3 Algeria

Lesotho 2-1 Seychelles

Sudan 1-1 Ivory Coast

Egypt 1-0 Nigeria