DAKAR, Nov. 14, 2017 (AMP) — Russia 2018 (African Qualifiers) : Senegal defeated South Africa by a score of 2-1 (halftime: 0-0), in a World Cup qualifying game on Tuesday night at the Leopold Sedar Senghor Stadium in Dakar.
Both teams held off against each other during the first 45 minutes of the game. 0-0 at half time. Everything was decided in the second period with goals by Nguette ('55) and Mbodji ('90).Senegal secured their ticket to the World Cup finals. South Africa is eliminated.
Fixtures and Results : Third Round Group D
Senegal at the World Cup
- 1 appearances (2002)
- 12 participations in the qualifications (first in 1970)
South Africa at the World Cup
- 3 appearances (first in 1998)
- 7 participations in the qualifications (first in 1994)