Few minutes following a historic qualification for the 2016 FIFA Futsal World Cup, the attitude of Ricardo Muendane was everything but joyful.
Morocco were crowned African champions for the first time after beating Egypt 3-2 in the final on Sunday at the Ellis Park Indoor
Mozambique claimed the third and final African ticket for the FIFA Futsal World Cup in Colombia later in the year after beating Zambia 2-1 on penalties in the third-place match on Sunday at the Ellis Park Indoor Arena, Johannesburg.
Egypt maintained their unblemished record of qualifying for every edition of the FIFA Futsal World Cup since 1996 after a hard fought 5-4 win over Zambia on Friday at the Ellis Park Indoor Arena, Johannesburg
Morocco became the first team to qualify for the FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016 after a 4-1 win over Mozambique in their semi-final clash on Friday at the Ellis Park
Egypt snatched the final semi-final spot after a 3-2 win over Morocco in their ultimate Group B match on Wednesday at the Ellis Park Indoor Arena in Johannesburg whilst Libya crashed out despite a 4-2 win over Angola.
Mozambique and Zambia have qualified for the semis after a 4-4 draw in their Group A Day Three clash on Tuesday, rendering Tunisia’s 7-1 drubbing of hosts South Africa for academic purpose.
Morocco survived a late scare from Libya for a 3-2 win in their Group B Day Two clash on Monday at the Ellis Park Indoor Arena in Johannesburg, to confirm their place at the last four.
Egypt proved too strong for Angola, beating the latter 4-2 in their Group B Day Two clash on Monday at the Ellis Park Indoor Arena, Johannesburg.
Mozambique are within touching distance of a place at the last four after a 4-1 win over Tunisia in their Group A Day Two clash on Sunday at the Ellis Park Indoor Arena in Johannesburg.