Ivory Coast vs South Africa: National Football Team Friendlies 17/10/2023

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National Football Team: Ivory Coast vs South Africa, Lineup Preview, Live Score, Results, Information for this friendly match.

National Football Team: Ivory Coast vs South Africa, Lineup Preview, Live Score, Prediction of the Results, and Important Information for this friendly match.

 

Match Preview

At the Stade Félix Houphouet-Boigny on Tuesday, Ivory Coast(Côte d’Ivoire) will welcome South Africa in a friendly match between the two teams.

For the first time since 1984, the home team will host the Africa Cup of Nations in 2019 and has started getting ready for the international competition. In a friendly encounter on Saturday, they played to a 1-1 draw with Morocco. Sebastien Haller scored the first goal late in the first half, but the other team equalized in the closing 10 minutes.

Ivory Coast will now try to get back to winning ways at home this week and finish the international break strong.

South Africa will take part in the 2023 AFCON as well after winning their qualifying group. Last Friday, they participated in a friendly match at the FNB Stadium against Eswatini, which went scoreless despite the Bafana Bafana controlling possession for the majority of the game.

Also, check: Senegal vs Cameroon: National Football Team Friendlies 16/10/2023

 

Ivory Coast vs South Africa Head-to-Head: Key Numbers

There have been seven meetings between South Africa and Ivory Coast. The visitors have won twice whereas the hosts have only won one of those games. Four draws have occurred between the two sides.

 

At the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, the two teams last squared off in a group-stage matchup that the Elephants won 1-0 thanks to a goal from Jonathan Kodija, a former Aston Villa player.

 

In their last four contests, South Africa has only recorded one clean sheet.

 

In the most recent FIFA rankings, Ivory Coast was rated 50th; now, they are 15 places ahead of their opponents for the next match.

Also, check: Botswana vs Eswatini: National Football Team Friendlies 16/10/2023

 

Ivory Coast vs South Africa: National Football Team Prediction

Ivory Coast has won their last two games without losing, and they have only lost one of their last five games overall. Prior to the midweek match, they will be confident in their chances because they haven’t lost in their last seven home games.

South Africa has lost only one of their last 15 games and has gone undefeated in their last four matchups. Although they have recently played well on the road, this week’s opponents could easily overcome them due to their superior strength.

Prediction: South Africa 2-0 Ivory Coast

Also, check:

 

Ivory Coast vs South Africa: Live Score and Lineups

Côte d’Ivoire – South Africa Live Score

 

Ivory Coast National Football Team Predicted Starting Lineup

  • C. Folly
  • S. Deli
  • E. Bailly
  • S. Aurier
  • G. Konan
  • I. Doumbia
  • 1. Sangaré
  • F. Kessié
  • J. Bamba
  • J. Krasso
  • C. Kouame

Also, check Zambia vs Ivory Coast Lineups: Preview Jun 17 2023

 

Predicted Starting lineup for South Africa National Football Team

Starting lineup for South Africa National Football Team vs Zambia National Football Team, Timeline and Standings for this COSAFA Semi-final 2023.

 

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