AFCON: Nigeria vs South Africa – preview, head-to-head, kickoff time

AFCON: Nigeria vs South Africa – preview, head-to-head, kickoff time: On Wednesday, South Africa and Nigeria will square off in a match that will determine who advances to the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) final.

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The matchup between the two teams is more than just a semi-final since it reignites their rivalry on a number of fronts as they compete to dominate the playing field.

Nonetheless, this would be the fourth AFCON meeting between Nigeria and South Africa; the Super Eagles have won the previous three meetings by an overall score of 8-1.

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Both teams have made a strong run to the semifinals thus far, with Nigeria defeating South Africa to keep the Super Eagles unblemished and Bafana Bafana losing to Mali early on.

AFCON: Nigeria vs South Africa – preview, head-to-head, kickoff time
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Hugo Broos is driven to lead this generation of South African players to continental triumph, just as he did with Cameroon in 2017, and his team, which boasts outstanding players in their ranks, should produce top-notch football on Wednesday.

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For Jose Peseiro, millions of Nigerians would be disappointed if he doesn’t win the championship since they have such high expectations from home. With that determination and the team’s impressive performance in Cote D’Ivoire, the Super Eagles will be a formidable force that South Africans will either have to deal with or risk fighting for a bronze medal.

The match between South Africa and Nigeria is slated to begin at 6 p.m. Nigerian time on Wednesday, February 7, 2024, at Stade de la Paix in Bouake.

Nigeria vs South Africa – Head-to-Head:

Matches Played: 22

South Africa Wins: 7

Nigeria Wins: 9

Draws: 6

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