Eswatini vs Botswana Prediction: All eyes on Gqeberha

 | Tuesday 25th June 2024, 14:32pm

Tuesday 25th June 2024, 14:32pm

Eswatini have been one of the teams to watch in previous editions of the Cosafa Cup. They have reached the Semifinals on five occasions, cementing themselves as a team to watch. The go up against Botswana, who themselves have been a force to be reckoned with in this competition. 2019 was their second final in four years. It is going to be fireworks when these two team raise the curtain on this prestigious event. 

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Eswantini vs Botswana Betting Tips

  • 3 Way - Botswana 7/5
  • Total Goals - Over 1,5 29/50

Eswatini vs Botswana Odds

The Odds on Eswatini to win this match are set at 2/1, and the odds on a draw are 19/10 with a win for Botswana at 7/5.

3 Way - Botswana 7/5

Curtain raisers are always difficult. players, coaches and fans always feel like the world is coming to an end when their team loses the opening match of a major competition. The Cosafa Cup is no different. Eswatini and Botswana face of in the first game of this years edition and it is important to note that they will need to give this match their all in order to progress to the later stages of the competition. However, this competition has vastly improved the quality of football played by the participants of the Cosafa Cup. Angola, Namibia, and South Africa have grown in stature on the Africa's biggest stage with the last Afcon seeing all three the team mentioned progress to the knock out phases.

Eswatini have face Botswana six times in this competition over the years. They have failed to register a single win, having lost four matches and drawing two. They have only scored a single goal against Botswana in this competition and they have conceded seven. Eswantini had a bad run last time out, getting knocked out in the first stages of this competition, a shadow of their achievements from a year ago. Botswana was also knocked out in the first round of the 2023 Cosafa cup but they have been showing glimpses of brilliance in their quest to qualify for the 2026 FIFA World Cup. They sit third in Group G. Three points behind Algeria and Mozambique.

Botswana on paper are the team to back in this match. There is no doubt that they are the superior side and they will be expected to walk away with all three points.

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