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Afcon 2019: Nigeria Vs South Africa Line-Up





The Super Eagles of Nigeria are set to take on Bafana Bafana of South Africa in the Quarter Finals of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).

Naija News reports that the clash between the Super Eagles and Bafana Bafana will be played at the Cairo International Stadium, Egpyt.

Ahead of today’s game the Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr had disclosed that he will make defensive changes against South Africa.


The match is a rematch of Super Eagles vs Bafana Bafana, not more than eight months after both teams played out a 1-1 draw in Johannesburg during the AFCON qualifiers.

Earlier, the South Africans had beaten Nigeria 2-0 in the first leg on June 2017.

See Starting XI:



South Africa


Ronwen Williams(G), Thamsanqa Mkhize, Sfiso Hlanti, Buhle Mkhwanazi, Thulani Hlatshwayo (C), Dean Furman, Kamohelo Mokotjo, Bongani Zungu, Thembinkosi Lorch, Percy Tau, Lebo Mothiba

Subs: Darren Keet, Bruce Bvuma, Ramahlwe Mphahlele, Daniel Cardoso, Innocent Maela, Hlompho Kekana, Tiyani Mabunda, Sbusiso Vilakazi, Thulani Serero, Lars Veldwijk, Lebogang Maboe, Themba Zwane.

George Oshogwe Ogbolu is a Digital Media Strategist | Content Writer | Journalist | New Media Influencer | Proofreader and Editor at Naija News.

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