Mali vs South Africa Lineup and Live Score 16/01/2024: AFCON

starting Lineup for Mali National Football Team vs South Africa National Football Team and Live Match Score Results, AFCON 2023.

Follow the starting Lineup for Mali National Football Team vs South Africa National Football Team and Live Match Score Results, AFCON 2023.

Match info: Mali will play as host South Africa in the Group Stage of the Africa Nations Cup on January 16. The match will kick off at 20:00 UTC.


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Mali vs South Africa Head-to-Head Overview:

Mali and South Africa have faced each other three times since January 2014. Out of these encounters, one match ended in a draw, and South Africa emerged victorious twice. The most recent clash occurred on October 13, 2019, in a friendly match, where South Africa secured a 2-1 win.

In the three head-to-head matches, Mali scored a total of 2 goals, while South Africa netted 6. Consequently, South Africa holds a superior head-to-head record against Mali in their recent history.

Head-to-Head Results:

Date Competition Team 1 Score Team 2
Oct 13, 2019 Friendly South Africa 2 – 1 Mali
Jan 14, 2015 Friendly Mali 0 – 3 South Africa
Jan 15, 2014 Group A South Africa 1 – 1 Mali

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Mali vs South Africa Lineup and Live Score

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Mali vs South Africa: National Football Team Match Preview

The Mali national football team, also known as Mali, and the South Africa national football team, commonly referred to as Namibia, are set to face each other once again, marking their reunion four years after a friendly match in which South Africa emerged victorious with a 2-1 scoreline.

Mali’s national football team approaches this clash on the heels of a triumph over Guinea Bissau in a friendly match on January 6, extending their unbeaten streak to 7 matches. However, there’s a concern in the defensive department as they have conceded goals in their last four consecutive matches.

On the other side, the South Africa national football team heads into the fixture after playing two consecutive draws against Lesotho. They face the challenge of scoring goals to secure a win, especially considering they have not found the net in their previous three matches.

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Recent Form:

Mali secured a victory against Guinea Bissau in their latest match, while South Africa is currently on a drawing streak, having played draws against Lesotho in their previous two matches. In their recent 6 matches, Mali has won 5 times and drawn once.

Overall, Mali has won 10 of their last 17 matches, lost 2, and drawn 5. On the other hand, South Africa won once, lost once, and drew four times in their most recent 6 matches. Their overall record stands at 7 wins, 6 losses, and 7 draws in their last 20 matches.

Recent Match Results:


  • Win 6-2 against Guinea Bissau (6th January)
  • Win 3-1 against Chad (17th November)
  • Win 1-3 against Saudi Arabia (17th October)
  • Win 1-0 against Uganda (13th October)
  • Win 4-0 against South Sudan (8th September)
  • Draw 1-1 against Central-Africa (20th November)

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South Africa:

  • Win 2-1 against Benin (18th November)
  • Loss 2-0 against Rwanda (21st November)
  • Draw 0-0 against Lesotho (11th January)
  • Draw 0-0 against Lesotho (10th January)
  • Draw 1-1 against Cote d’Ivoire (17th October)
  • Draw 0-0 against Eswatini (13th October)

These recent performances set the stage for an intriguing match between Mali and South Africa, with both teams looking to make an impact in their upcoming encounter.

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Predicted Starting lineup for Mali vs South Africa

Live Update: Team Formations – Mali vs South Africa

As of now, the starting line-ups for Mali and South Africa in the upcoming match are yet to be announced. Stay tuned for real-time updates as we monitor and provide the latest information on the team formations.

the following players are likely to occur in the mali Line-Up:

  1. Djigui Diarra
  2. Moussa Diarra
  3. Boubakar Kouyate
  4. Falaye Sacko
  5. Yves Bissouma
  6. Amadou Haidara
  7. Lassana Coulibaly
  8. Sekou Koita
  9. Kamory Doumbia

We will provide immediate updates on the confirmed starting line-ups once they are officially announced. Keep an eye on this space for the latest information as the match unfolds.


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