Nigeria 1-1 South Africa As it happened: Super Eagles suffer World Cup Qualification setback

Nigeria 1-1 South Africa LIVE


Nigeria 1-1 South Africa LIVE

Nigeria 1-1 South Africa As it happened: Super Eagles suffer World Cup Qualification setback

Tunde Young 20:01 - 07.06.2024

Follow the action LIVE as the Super Eagles of Nigeria take on Bafana Bafana of South Africa in crucial 2026 World Cup Qualifier

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  • The Super Eagles are buoyed by the equaliser, a much-improved performance from the first half, still 1-1 in Uyo!

  • The Super Eagles equalise 37 seconds into the second half and it's Fisayo Dele-Bashiru with a fantastic finish to draw the game level.

  • 45' GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! NIGERIA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


  • 40' CHANCE! The Super Eagles come close as Paul Onuachu forces a good save from Ronwen Williams with the header.

  • 31' BIG CHANCE MISSED!!! South Africa almost double their lead but Khuliso Mudau spurned the one-on-one opportunity.

  • Mamelodi Sundowns forward finishes off a superb team move to silence the Godswill Akpabio Stadium!

  • 29' GOALLLLLLLLL!!! BAFANA BAFANA TAKE THE LEAD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! THEMBA ZWANE SCORES!!!

  • 17' South Africa come close to opening the scoring through Teboho Mokoena who clips the top of the crossbar with his brilliant freekick attempt.

  • 10' Still no goals scored but a very active start for both teams in Uyo, Ademola Lookman has looked particularly bright for Nigeria.

  • 1' KICKOFF!!! Nigeria in their new dark green while South Africa don their trademark golden jerseys, this one promises to be a cracker!!!

  • The national anthems ring out which means kick-off is imminent in Uyo! Can the Super Eagles secure their first win of this qualifying campaign after two draws against Lesotho and Zimbabwe?

  • The Nigeria XI has got people talking as coach Finidi George decided to spring a few surprises on his competitive debut as Super Eagles manager.

  • Hello and welcome to Pulse Sport Nigeria's coverage of the FIFA World Cup Qualifying game between Nigeria and South Africa as we bring you the play-by-play from the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo.