Mamelodi Sundowns’ Peter Shalulile Secures Spot at AFCON 2024 as Namibia Qualifies

Mamelodi Sundowns’ Peter Shalulile Secures Spot at AFCON 2024 as Namibia Qualifies

Mamelodi Sundowns’ striker, Peter Shalulile, is set to feature in the 2024 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) as Namibia has successfully secured their place in the finals.

Namibia’s qualification was confirmed following Tuesday night’s final Group C match between Cameroon and Burundi.

Qualification Scenario

Namibia had already completed their four qualifying games and had accumulated five points.

To secure their spot in the finals, they simply needed either Cameroon or Burundi to lose, as both teams were tied with four points each.

The stakes were high, with either side requiring a victory to secure their place in the final tournament.

Cameroon’s Victory

Cameroon emerged victorious in the crucial match, defeating Burundi 3-0 at Roumdé Adjia Stadium.

This result not only secured Cameroon’s position as Group C winners but also confirmed Namibia’s qualification for AFCON.

Shalulile’s Contribution

Peter Shalulile played a pivotal role in Namibia’s successful qualification campaign, contributing with crucial goals along the way.

Notably, during these qualifiers, he achieved the status of becoming Namibia’s all-time leading goalscorer, with an impressive tally of 16 goals from 49 international matches.

Namibia’s Fourth AFCON Appearance

Namibia’s qualification for AFCON marks their fourth appearance in the tournament’s history, with their last participation dating back to 2019.


Peter Shalulile’s journey from playing for Mamelodi Sundowns to securing a spot in the 2024 AFCON with Namibia is a testament to his skill and dedication to the sport.

His prolific goal-scoring record and contribution to his national team’s success highlight his importance as a footballer.

Namibia’s qualification is a significant achievement, and they will be looking to make their mark in the upcoming tournament.

This news is not only exciting for Peter Shalulile but also for football fans in Namibia and beyond as they eagerly anticipate the AFCON finals in 2024.

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