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Ghana have easy Afcon draw

Posted: 20 February 2010 Time: 18:57

Ghana will have to contend with Congo, Sudan and Swaziland in a bid to reach the 2012 Nations Cup to be co-hosted Gabon and Equatorial Guinea.

The Black Stars were top seeds in Group I and will feel confident about going through after the draw was made in Lubumbabashie.

The eleven group winners go through automatically to join co-host Gabon and Equatorial Guinea with the three best runners up due to make up the sixteen qualifiers.

The qualifiers will kick off in the first week of September with the only other game this year scheduled for October.

In another draw that will be of interest to Ghanaians, Sellas Tetteh's bid to take Rwanda to their second Nations Cup has been given a stern test with the Amavubi due to play Ivory Coast, Benin and Burundi in Group 8.

The Full draw:

Group 1 Mali, Cape Verde, Zimbabwe, Liberia

Group 2 Nigeria, Guinea, Ethiopia, Madagascar

Group 3 Zambia, Mozambique, Libya, Comores

Group 4 Algeria, Morocco, Tanzania, Central African Republic

Group 5 Cameroon, Senegal, DR Congo, Mauritius

Group 6 Burkina Faso, Gambia, Namibia, Mauritania

Group 7 Egypt, South Africa, Sierra Leone, Niger

Group 8 Ivory Coast, Benin, Rwanda, Burundi

Group 9 Ghana, Congo, Sudan, Swaziland

Group 10 Angola, Uganda, Kenya, Guinea-Bissau

Group 11 Tunisia, Malawi, Chad, Botswana

Previous comments on this story...

posted: 11:32 pm
Good draw for Ghana
posted: 07:48 pm
good draw for ghana but we must be careful.
posted: 09:44 pm

I dare GP big time shyna please come up with a team that can beat my team(SA finest) that is made of players born around SA vs Gauteng born players.

Julle is baeie swaak and very stupid when it comes to soccer!!!Lastly ur not built for the game "sisies" like Teko,Lekolea,Pule failed in big stage games for Bafana, pls don't mention friendlies like Swaziland!!!! I mean meaningful matches like scoring in WORLD CUP or AFCON!!!!


South Africa (SA’s Finest )vs France

1. Hans Vonk 1,97m /Moneeb Josephs 1,84m
2. Anele Ngcongca 1,83m(Genk, Belgium)/Bryce Moon 1,74m(Panathiakos, Greece)
3. Tsepo Maselela 1,73m(Panathiakos, Greece), Brett Evans 1,73m(Ajax,SA).
4. N. Morris 1,75m(R. Santander, Spain)/ S. Sangweni 1,80m(Arrows,SA)/B. Khumalo 1,84m(SSU,SA)
5. Morgan Gould 1,84m(SSU,SA)/Mathew Booth 1,98m(Sundowns,SA)
6 Macbeth Sibaya 1,78m(R. Kazan,Russia)/Dikgacoi 1,84m(Fulham,UK)
7. Kermit Erasmus 1,68m(Excelior,Holland), Erwin Isaacs 1,73m(Santos,SA)
8. Brent Carelse 1,83m(SSU,SA)/M. Pattison 1,77m (Sundowns,SA)
9. Katlego Mphela 1,82m(Sundowns,SA)/Glen Salmon 1,83m/Benni 1,84m
10. Steven Pienaar 1,73m(Captain)/ Sphiwe Tshabalala 1,70m(Kaizer Chiefs,SA)
11. Franklyn Cale 1,73m(Sundowns,SA)/ Daine Klate 1,74m(SSU,SA).

Coach: Alberto Pereira
Assistant: Gordon Igesund
Technical : Manqoba Mngqithi
Team Analyis: Tactical awareness,experience in high level football, discipline,Variety of play, strength and height in crutial areas like defence..

Final Score: South Africa 0 vs France 0 Date June 2010
NOTE: Players above are selected on MERIT not favouritism unlike the GP based Bafana Bafana.


Possible Bafana Bafana 2010 (Gautenglings/Joburgers) vs France
Gauteng’s Finest

1. Brian Baloyi 1,88m
2. Tlou Molekwane 1,68m
3. Phungwayo 1,69m
4. Wayne Matle 1,72m or Thabang Rooi 1,73m
5. Mokoena 1,84m(Captain)
6. Letsholonyane 1,76m/Ngobeni 1,67m
7. Dikgang Mabalane 1,70m
8. Teko Modise 1,68m/Thulani Serero 1,65m
9. Bernard Parker 1,70m /Mbuyane 1,70m
10. Abia Nale 1,68m
11. Sphiwe Tshabalala 1,68m

Coach: Pitso Mosimane
Assistant: Mike Mangena, Jazy Queen + other FLOPS from SOWETO.

Team Analyis: Tactically unaware,inexperience in high level football, ill-disciplined,lack variety of play, weak and short in crutial areas like defence. IN-ABILITY TO SCORE!!!!

Final Score: Bafana Bafana (GP) 0 vs France 6 Date June 2010

Goal scorers: Aaron Mokoena and Brian Baloyi(own goals), Theirry Henry, Malouda,Benzema and Nasri’s back hill.
posted: 08:14 pm
thembelani u are a fool. why is it that u are either commenting om kog or kon. by the way, who wants to know abt ur small sa squad dat cant qualify for afcon. everyone knows bafana is a useless team so why come here 2 constitute a nuisance u hiv-stricken he-goat.
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