Saturday, 10 June 2017

Nigeria vs South Africa: Super Eagles humiliated in Uyo

AFCON 2019 may be a mirage again for Nigeria as Super Eagles started its campaign very very poor   with a 2-0 defeat to South Africa, at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium on Saturday.

Recall that the Super Eagles have missed the last two edition of the tournament and were looking for a fine start to their qualifying game, so they can feature in Cameroon in 2019.
However, Gernot Rohr’s men failed to capitalize on their first-half domination of the game, with Bafana Bafana hitting the post following a defensive mix-up.
South Africa came out after the break more purposeful.
Two second half goals courtesy of Tokelo Rantie and Percy Tau, saw the South Africans claim a famous away victory.
Libya top Group E with three points, following their 5-1 win over Seychelles. Baxter’s men are in second place on goals difference, while Nigeria is third with no points.

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