South Africa vs Egypt: Match Preview and Prediction

South Africa vs Egypt
International Friendly.
Date: Tuesday; 6 September 2016
Kick-off: 18:00 UK.

Orlando Stadium Johannesburg will be filled to the brim when South Africa Take on north African side Egypt on Tuesday. An International Friendly between these two African country is scheduled to kickoff by 18:00, as the two teams aim for glory.

South Africa were unlucky not to qualify for the 2017 AFCON Championship, they were eliminated from group M. South Africa finished 3rd with 7 points in the group, behind Cameroon and Mauritania. They lost only one game during the campaign, but were unable to convert their draws into victories as they drew 4 games. Bafana Bafana will start preparing for the World Cup qualifiers Campaign coming up on October.

Egypt made it to Gabon 2017 AFCON competition, they finished 1st in group G above Nigeria and Tanzania. The Pharaohs were unbeaten in the qualifiers campaign, they won 3 games and drew 1. Egypt will now use this friendly game as an assessment for their team, as they prepare for World Cup qualifiers game coming up on October.

South Africa vs Egypt: Head to Head Statistics

Games between this two nations have been tough and entertaining, they have played 5 games against each other. The two teams have shared the win fairly and equally, South Africa have won 2 games like wise Egypt. The two teams last played together in 2011, it ended in a goalless stalemate.

South Africa vs Egypt: Prediction

Despite not making it to the AFCON, South Africa seem to be in a very nice shape. So far they are unbeaten in their last 10 games with 3 draws and 7 wins. They have scored at least 2 goals in 6 of their last 10 games.

Meanwhile Egypt are not bad either, they are unbeaten in their last 6 games, with 4 win and 2 draws. They have kept clean sheets in 4 of their last games and have conceded only twice in their last 6 games.

There are no favourites in this game, but the Pharaohs have a better team and quality than Bafana Bafana. The game will be tough but the Egyptians will come out victorious.

South Africa vs Egypt: Betting Tips

Egypt win or draw
HT draw
Over 2.5 goals