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AFCON 2019: Super Eagles overpower Bafana Bafana

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Isaac Kaledzi is an experienced and award winning journalist from Ghana. He has worked for several media brands both in Ghana and on the International scene. Isaac Kaledzi is currently serving as an African Correspondent for DW.
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Nigeria’s Super Eagles on Wednesday overpowered South Africa’s Bafana Bafana in their Quarter-final clash.

The Super Eagles beat the Bafana Bafana by 2-1 in a very close match in Egypt’s capital, Cairo.

Samuel Chukwueze put Nigeria ahead in the first half before Bongani Zungu levelled on the 70th minutes.

Zungu’s leveler was a looping header but it was awarded after a VAR review.

The game had looked set for extra time but that was not meant to be thanks to a last minute winner from Nigeria.

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Nigeria’s Troost-Ekong struck from a corner to set up a last-four meeting with Algeria or Ivory Coast who play on Thursday.

Nigeria now looks one of the favourites to win the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).

In the previous quarter-final match Senegal beat Benin 1-0. Senegal will now play either Madagascar or Tunisia in the other semi-final match.

 

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Source: Africafeeds.com

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