Several South Africans on social media are happy they didn’t qualify for 2018 World Cup that kicked off yesterday in Russia.
Following the tweets some of the South African cizitens shared on Twitter it appers that some of them are somewhat happy not to have qualified for 2018 World Cup tournament in Russia which is suprising to many football lovers all over the world.
The SouthAfricans took to social media to share their thoughts after Saudi Arabia lost 5 – nil to Russia yesterday at the World Cup opening match.
These SouthAfricans are of the notion that it’s better not to go than to be disgraced while the world watches.
Some of them likened Saudi Arabians to their team, But Is it possible that South-Africans have lost hope in their national team?
See some of their Tweets below:
The Russian team defeated their opponent Saudi Arabia in front of an ecstatic crowd in Moscow after President Vladimir Putin officially declared the tournament open yesterday.
Starting line-ups for the opening match of the World Cup between hosts Russia and Saudi Arabia in Group A in Moscow yesterday.
Igor Akinfeev (capt), Mario Fernandes, Ilya Kupetov, Sergey Ignashevich, Iury Gazinsky, Alan Dzagoev, Roman Zobnin, Aleksandr Golovin, Yury Zhirkov, Alexander Samedov, Fedor Smolov
Coach: Stanislav Cherchesov (RUS)
Abdullah Al-Muaiouf, Osama Hawsawi (capt), Omar Hawsawi, Mohammed Al-Burayk, Yasser Al-Shahrani, Salman Al-Faraj, Yahia Al-Shehri, Abdullah Otayf, Taiseer Al-Jassam, Salem Al-Dawsari, Mohammed Al-Sahlawi
Coach: Juan Antonio Pizzi (ESP)
Referee: Nestor Pitana (ARG)
Saudi Arabia didn’t score any goal against the host country. The five goals in the match were scored by;