Under-23s complete stroll into Afcon finals
David Notoane, coach of South Africa Under-23 team (Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix)
The South African Under-23 side picked up a goalless draw in Bulawayo against Zimbabwe on Tuesday complete a 5-0 aggregate win and qualify for the Under-23 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt later this year.
The Under-23 Afcon will be an eight-team competition, from which the top three sides will qualify for the Olympic Games in Tokyo in 2020.
The Afcon is scheduled to take place in Egypt from November 8-22.
SA Under-23 coach David Notoane’s side had basically wrapped up the Zimbabwe tie on Friday with a 5-0 first leg win at Orlando Stadium, making the return leg basically a formality.
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