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Senegal Sends Bafana Bafana Packing: Goodbye Russia 2018🇷🇺 🏆

"Even Zorro (Itumeleng Khune) couldn't save Bafana Bafana..."

11/11/2017 10:33 SAST | Updated 11/11/2017 10:33 SAST
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Bafana Bafana's 2-0 loss to Senegal on Friday night smashed hopes the team would qualify for the Russia World Cup in 2018.

The equation was simple: win both games, and Bafana Bafana would be on its way to Russia next year.

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The South African national team hasn't qualified for a World Cup in 15 years since the 2002 World Cup in Japan/Korea.

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South Africans, and football supporters in particular, took to social media, largely expressing disappointment: