South Africa Inflict Morocco With First Lose After World Cup

In one of the biggest upset, South Africa produced a captivating display to defeat Morocco 2-1on Saturday in the AFCON qualifiers.

The clash between these two qualified teams showcased the prowess of two African football giants.

Playing in front of their home crowd, South Africa took control of the game from the outset.

South Africa wasted no time asserting their dominance, as Percy Tau’s cross led to an unfortunate own goal by Munir El Kajoui, the Moroccan goalkeeper.

At the resumption of the second half, South Africa maintained their momentum, taking advantage of the Atlas Lions’ defensive vulnerability as Zakhele Lepasa capitalized on a defensive lapse to extend South Africa’s lead.

The FNB Stadium was abuzz with excitement, with CAF President Patrice Motsepe in attendance to witness this high-profile encounter.

However, the Atlas Lions refused to surrender as Hakim Ziyech showcased his brilliance by scoring a magnificent left-footed shot, sparking hope for Morocco’s comeback.

With the lose, the North Africans suffered their first official defeat since their World Cup elimination in Qatar.

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