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No chance Bafana Bafana will qualify for Afcon, says diski guru David Kekana

Soccer expert David Kekana says it's virtually impossible for Bafana Bafana to qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) after they drew 0-0 against Cameroon on Tuesday night.

The national team has drawn in two out of their three games and the mathematical odds are not in their favour.

Kekana says the team's poor performance does not necessarily warrant coach Shakes Mashaba's dismissal.

It's been the pattern over the years that when a national team coach has not fulfilled his mandate, we always say he must go.

David Kekana, SABC football analyst

According to Kekana, Mashaba needs to focus on the 2018 Fifa World Cup and make changes in within team and the assistant coaches.

Listen to the full conversation from The Midday Report with Stephen Grootes:

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