The Bafana Bafana of South Africa, on Sunday, lost by 2-0 to Sudan in the last group C match of the African Cup of Nations 2022 qualifier.
Sudan took an early lead in the 5th minute of the encounter played at the Al Hilal staidum through Saifeldin Malik Bakhit.
Mohammed Abdel-Rahman added to the tally in he 32nd minute to make the game very difficult for the South Africans.
With the victory, Sudan qualified for the tournament alongside the Black Stars of Ghana that won the group after beating Sao Tome and Principe 3-1 on Sunday.
South Africa needed just a point to qualify after drawing 1-1 with Ghana the previous game played at home.