AFCON2019: South Africa breaks jinx, defeats Nigeria [NGR 0-2 RSA]
It is victory for South Africa’s Bafana Bafana on Saturday, as the team humbles Super Eagles of Nigeria.
Despite battling a comeback to the Africa Cup Nations after missing out on two sucessive editions, Super Eagles suffered their first competitive loss to South Africa, falling 2-0 at home in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier.
Nigeria were stunned by South Africa’s two second half goals at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo.
Bafana Bafana Starting:
Itumeleng Khune, Ramahlwe Mphahlele, Tebogo Langerman, Erick Mathoho, Thulani Hlatshwayo (captain), Dean Furman, Bongani Zungu, Themba Zwane, Keagan Dolly, Sibusiso Vilakazi, Tokelo Rantie.
Substitutes: Darren Keet, Andile Jali, Percy Tau, Tiyani Mabunda, Lorenzo Gordinho, Lebogang Manyama, Abubbaker Mobara.
The Super Eagles starting:
Daniel Akpeyi (GK); Shehu Abdullahi, Elderson Echiejile, William Troost-Ekong, Chidozie Awaziem; Oghenekaro Etebo, Ogenyi Onazi, Wilfred Ndidi; Moses Simon, Alex Iwobi, Kelechi Iheanacho.