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This is the ninth meeting between South Africa and Morocco and the second on South African soil after a 2-2 draw in the group stages of the 2013 Afcon.

Afcon Qualifiers: South Africa vs Morocco – A Look at Their Past Encounters

South Africa and Morocco will face off in their ninth encounter, with the game taking place on South African soil. The match will be broadcast live on SuperSport and Showmax from 16:00 CAT. The current Morocco coach, Walid Regragui, was the assistant coach when the two teams played out a 2-2 draw at the Moses Mabhida Stadium during the 2013 Afcon group stages.

Hugo Broos, the coach of South Africa, has faced Morocco in an Afcon qualifier for the third time, with his record against them in Afcon qualifying reading P2 W1 L1. Broos faced Morocco in a 2019 Afcon qualification game as the coach of Cameroon, where his team defeated the Atlas Lions 1-0. However, he lost as Bafana Bafana coach in their earlier meeting against Morocco in the current qualifying campaign.

Of their previous eight clashes, South Africa has two wins, while the Moroccans have three wins and there have been three draws. South Africa won the first two clashes between the sides, but since then, Morocco has been undefeated in the last six meetings between the sides (W3 D3). Morocco has won the last two clashes between the teams, with a 1-0 victory in a group stage meeting at the 2019 Afcon and a win in the earlier group game in the current qualifying campaign 2-1.

South Africa’s first game in Afcon qualifying against North African opponents at the FNB Stadium since its renovation for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Bafana Bafana has played three games at the FNB Stadium against North African opponents, with all three prior to its most recent renovation. In Afcon qualifying, South Africa has played five games against North African opponents, with their record reading W2 D2 L1.

In the current qualifying campaign, South Africa has had a 21.74 per cent conversion rate while Morocco has had a 14.81 per cent conversion rate. Over their previous three games, South Africa has won 137 duels and Morocco has won 100 duels in two games. South Africa has had a passing accuracy of 77.20 per cent while Morocco has achieved an 86.80 per cent passing accuracy.

In conclusion, the upcoming match between South Africa and Morocco promises to be an exciting encounter, with both teams having a lot to prove. South Africa will be looking to improve their conversion rate, while Morocco will be aiming to continue their winning streak against South Africa. Fans can expect a thrilling game filled with intense duels and accurate passing.

Keywords: Afcon Qualifiers, South Africa, Morocco, Hugo Broos, Walid Regragui, FNB Stadium, conversion rate, passing accuracy.


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