African Nations Cup qualifying

South Africa's sums don't add up

October 10, 2011
By Firdose Moonda
The South African football team should not be allowed to sing. Last year, when they belted out a tune while walking into Pretoria's Loftus Versfeld Stadium to play Uruguay in a World Cup group match, they lost 3-0. On Saturday, when they entertained the crowd with a song to celebrate their goalless draw against Sierra Leone in Nelspruit, thinking that would be enough to qualify for the African Nations' Cup (ANC), they were wrong. Embarrassingly wrong.

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