South Africa don't read the rules for ACN qualification

Paul Ring
By Paul Ring
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South Africa drew 0-0 with Sierra Leone earlier today. They joyously celebrated qualification for the African cup of nations after, believing the result to be enough. Nobody told them however, that it was head to head records and not goal difference that decided qualification. It was Niger, not South Africa that advanced. Still they partied for a couple of minutes.


Steven Pienaar was a happy camper.


The horror quickly set in though.

Noe Stevie, it isn't.



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