South Africa vs Angola Match Analysis & Prediction
20/11/2022 5:00 pm
South Africa will welcome Angola to the Mbombela Stadium in Mbombela for their last international friendly this year on Sunday.
South Africa failed to qualify for the Qatar showpiece after bowing out in the second round. Ghana pipped them for a spot in the next round by virtue of scoring one more goal after both teams ended up with equal points and goal difference.
The Bafana Bafana are now in the AFCON qualifiers, which resume in March next year. They have already lost to Morocco in their first group match and will be using this friendly fixture to set up their gears for the remaining qualifying fixture come next year.
They are coming off a four-match winning streak including 2-1 win over Mozambique in their previous friendly fixture on Thursday. Having gone unbeaten against Angola in the last seven meetings Bafana Bafana should be confident of extending that run on Sunday.
Angola failed to secure a second World Cup appearance after bowing out in the second round of the CAF qualifiers. The Giant Sable Antelopes came fourth in Group F after collecting just one win and five points in six games.
However, their chances of getting into next year’s continental tournament look bright after collecting four points from their opening two qualifying games.
They will use this fixture to prepare for the resumption of the AFCON qualifiers come next year March. They have however struggle against the Bafana Bafana and will look to claim their first win against them since 2008.
South Africa vs. Angola Head to head
The two sides have met in seven encounters since 2008 with South Africa claiming five victories and two draws.
21/03/2018South Africa6Angola5International Friendlies
28/03/2017South Africa0Angola0International Friendlies
17/11/2015South Africa1Angola0World Cup Qualifiers
13/11/2015Angola1South Africa3World Cup Qualifiers
16/06/2015South Africa2Angola1International Friendlies
South Africa Team News
South Africa called up a 24-man squad for this month’s friendlies and have no fresh injury concerns ahead of the Sunday’s friendly.
South Africa's Last 5 Matches
17/11/2022South Africa2Mozambique1International Friendlies
27/09/2022South Africa1Botswana0International Friendlies
24/09/2022South Africa4Sierra Leone0International Friendlies
17/07/2022South Africa2Botswana1COSAFA Cup
15/07/2022Madagascar1South Africa2COSAFA Cup
Angola Team News
Angola also called up a 24-man squad for the friendly and there is no fresh injury concerns at their camp.
Angola's Last 5 Matches
01/06/2022Angola2Central Africa Republic1AFCON Qualification
South Africa vs. Angola: Odds and Predictions
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