Having both lost the chance to host the 2019 African Cup of Nations, the Indomitable Lions and the Bafana Bafana of South Africa must now avoid defeat in their final round qualifiers in March if they are to qualify for this year’s tournament reports.
With CAF awarding the hosting rights to Egypt after dumping, the Clement Seedorf led boys must now negotiate their way past Comoros to stand the chance of defending the title they won two years ago after beating Egypt in the final.
On their part, the Bafana Bafana of South Africa was hoping for an easy route to the AFCON as host nation but Tuesday’s decision by CAF now means they must avoid defeat against Libya in their final game to qualify.
Both Cameroon and South Africa occupy second positions in Groups B and E, respectively.