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Bafana WILL qualify

2014-10-17 08:44
Lindokuhle Mbatha (Supplied)

Cape Town - Mamelodi Sundowns midfielder Lindokuhle Mbatha is confident that Bafana Bafana will qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations next year.

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Having played out to a 1-1 draw with Congo in Polokwane on Wedensday, South Africa are top of Group A with eight points, one ahead of Congo in second.

The 29-year-old Mbatha, who is currently sidelined by injury, believes without a doubt that Shakes Mashaba's side will make it to next year's showpiece.

Speaking to Football411, he said: ”We will definitely beat Sudan and Nigeria next month, because the boys are doing well at the moment.

"In my opinion I think it was not the best game but all that matters is we did not lose, maybe the bad weather also contributed. I am 100 percent sure that we will go through.”

Mbatha is taking his recovery one day at a time, and revealed he is edging towards a return.

“I am one or two weeks away from a full recovery and hopefully when I do I will have game time," he explained.

"At the moment we are busy at training preparing for our next opponent.”

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