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#AFCON2019: Nigeria beats South-Africa 2-1, set to face Senegal

Nigeria’s Super Eagles vs. South African’s Bafana Bafana had a tough time today with Nigeria winning the game with two goals to one.

The game ended 2-1, at the Cairo International Stadium.

A semi-final spot is guaranteed for Nigeria’s Super Eagles after beating South Africa in the second quarter-final of AFCON 2019. Nigeria took the lead in the game but were pegged back.

A late goal at the Cairo International Stadium meant that the match was not going into extra-time..

27’ – Chukwuez strike
70’ – Bongani equalize with VAR validation
89’ – Ekong strikes, Nigeria holds on for qualification

There are four trophies between the two sides. Nigeria is chasing a fourth whiles South Africa were looking to add onto their 1996 win.

The next day in line for Nigeria’s team is Senegal!

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