Bafana Bafana, the only unbeaten team in Group E of the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers 2019, head into their final group match needing only a single point to qualify for AFCON Egypt 2019.
The squad has assembled in Tunis, Tunisia to prepare for this all-important match, and go into the clash as one of the very few unbeaten teams on the African continent over the past 18 months.
The team is well versed with what is expected of them, and they all know that they carry the hopes of a very supportive nation and the dreams of an upcoming generation of footballers, aspiring to follow in their footsteps as QATAR 2022 approaches.
The AFCON 2019 finals present an ideal opportunity to allow the team to map their path towards reclaiming their place in the top ranks of African and world football.
With the qualification of the u20 Men (Amajita) and Senior Women’s National Team (Banyana Banyana) for their respective FIFA World Cups in the middle of this year, the u23 Men beginning their CAF u23 AFCON campaign (in two-legged encounter against Angola) and Bafana Bafana’s immediate quest for a place in the AFCON 2019 finals, there is no better time to make a call to the nation to start Football Friday . Fans all across South Africa are asked to show their support by wearing their Yellow Bafana Bafana / Banyana Banyana / u23 Men / Amajita jerseys this coming Friday.
This also includes showing their support this coming Friday for the u23 Men in Angola and this weekend for Bafana Bafana on Sunday in Sfax at 18h00 (19h00 SA time).
The effects of the 12th man is well known in sporting circles, and with the players knowing that they have the support of an unwavering nation behind them, they can only elevate their game to a level that would resonate with the support of the nation.
So get your jerseys on this Friday and tweet your pictures and message of support for Bafana Bafana using the hashtag #BAFANABAFANA2019 and tagging @bafanabafana or for u23 Men using the hashtag #u23TEAM and tagging @bafanabafana. You will stand a chance to win a trip to the AFCON2019 finals in Egypt. (TCs will apply). Watch out for the details on winning with Banyana Banyana on Monday 25th March 2019 and later with the u20 Men.