Sport24.co.za | LIVE: Bafana Bafana 1-1 Nigeria

  • 77′

    YELLOW! Another booking for Bafana Bafana and Mkhize is booked for a foul on Musa.

  • 74′

    GOAL, SOUTH AFRICA, ZUNGU! Initially the set-piece amounts to nothing. They find the back of the net, but Bongani Zungu is ruled offside. However after checking VAR, the goal is allowed and VAR rules that the ball came off a Nigerian player. Goal South Af

  • 69′

    A good through-ball from Furman just cannot be controlled by Mkhize. Zwane then secures a free-kick after a foul by Ndidi.

  • 68′

    A good patient build-up by South Africa ends in a Percy Tau shot at goal, which is easily collected by the keeper. There was no one on the other end to fight for the ball. Poor!

  • 66′

    A big problem this evening is that South Africa have not really tested the Nigerian keeper thus far.

  • 65′

    South Africa make their way into the Nigerian half and Kamohelo Mokotjo finds Thamsanqa Mkhize, but the final shot is just to the right of goal.

  • 63′

    YELLOW! The frustration is showing now and Percy Tau is booked for a silly foul on Musa. They need to keep their cool.

  • 62′

    Wilfred Ndidi fouls Bongani Zungu and South Africa have a free-kick in their own half. Relief!

  • 60′

    South Africa have 30 minutes left to react and come up with some goals.

  • 60′

    South Africa have 30 minutes left to react and come up with some goals.

  • 58′

    SUBSTITUTION: South Africa make a change and Themba Zwane replaces Thembinkosi Lorch.

  • 56′

    Furman tries a shot at goal, but he was not even sure where that was going. Poor!

  • 53′

    Dean Furman clears some danger and concedes a corner for South Africa after a superb Nigerian counter-attack. They manage to clear the corner.

  • 51′

    YELLOW! Thulani Hlatshwayo is booked for a silly foul on Odion Ighalo and he will miss the next match for South Africa. Nigeria have a promising free-kick and what a save by Williams to push it wide. Nigeria have a corner. What a set-piece that was!

  • 49′

    A good start by Bafana Bafana, as they make their way into the Nigerian penalty area before being dispossessed. Etebo then fouls Mokotjo and South Africa have a good set-piece.

  • 46′

    Kick-off! We are back underway in the second half.

  • 45′

    We will have one minute of time aded on for stoppages.

  • 45′

    NIGERIA 1-0 SOUTH AFRICA. The Super Eagles go into the break with a one goal lead. They have pressed Bafana Bafana and have always looked dangerous on the counter-attack. Can the men in gold hit back?

  • 43′

    Peter Etebo concedes a corner and Lorch takes it, but Nigeria clear. Tau is taken out on the edge of the box and we have another set-piece. The shot from Mothiba hits the wall!

  • 41′

    South Africa have a set-piece after a foul by Troost-Ekong, but a hand-ball by Mothiba ends a promising move.

  • 39′

    Great work by Mkhize, who shuts out Iwobi near the penalty area. Nigeria is all over South Africa at the moment.

  • 37′

    Nigeria counter-attacks after the Bafana Bafana set-piece, but the final finish by Samuel Chukwueze is dreadful!

  • 35′

    YELLOW! Ahmed Musa is booked for a dangerous foul on Mkhize.

  • 32′

    Wilfred Ndidi fouls Sfiso Hlanti and South Africa have a free kick in their own half.

  • 30′

    Everything went right for Nigeria there and after the deflection they are jumping for joy.

  • 27′

    GOAL, NIGERIA, CHUKWUEZE! 1-0: Musa sends the ball into the penalty area after a patient build-up and Samuel Chukwueze is there to find the back of the net after a deflection. Great goal!

  • 26′

    Percy Tau is guilty of a hand-ball and Nigeria have a set-piece near the halfway line.

  • 23′

    OFFSIDE! Ahmed Musa sends a through-ball into the box, but Odion Ighalo is ruled offside. Relief for Bafana Bafana.

  • 19′

    A good run by Mkhize after a through-ball from Lorch amounts to nothing for Bafana Bafana, but they have looked promising thus far.

  • 17′

    We have a stoppage in play due to an injury to South Africa’s Thamsanqa Mkhize.

  • 15′

    YELLOW! Lebo Mothiba now fouls Awaziem and Nigeria have another set-piece in the Bafana Bafana half and his name is in the book. That is the first booking!

  • 12′

    SHOT! Percy Tau finds Thembinkosi Lorch, and his right footed shot at an acute angle flies away to the right.

  • 10′

    A late foul by Hlanti means Nigeria have a free-kick on the right. It is good to see that South Africa are not sitting back against the Super Eagles. They are defending with intent now.

  • 8′

    South Africa must be aware of the speed of the Nigerian forwards.

  • 6′

    Wilfred Ndidi makes his way into the Bafana Bafana area and his right-footed shot is just a tad too high. That was a patient Nigerian build-up!

  • 3′

    A few early fouls from Nigeria, as they try to stamp their authority on this game.

  • 1′

    Kick-off! We are underway here at the Cairo International Stadium, as Nigeria get us going!

  • 0′

    Welcome to the Cairo International Stadium for our live coverage of this Africa Cup of Nations Quarter-final between Nigeria and South Africa.

  • 0′

    South Africa caused a major upset by eliminating the hosts Egypt in the Round of 16, courtesy of a late goal by Thembinkosi Lorch. Nigeria disposed of Cameroon 3-2 in an all West Africa Round of 16 encounter.

  • 0′

    These teams met in the qualifying rounds for this tournament, where Bafana Bafana shocked the Super Eagles in Uyo by beating them 2-0, while the return leg in Johannesburg ended 1-1.

  • 0′

    The South Africans will be weary of the Nigerian forward Odion Ighalo, who is currently sharing the lead for the Golden Boot with Sadio Mane, Cedric Bakambu and Adam Ounas.

  • 0′

    Team South Africa: Williams, Mkhize, Hlanti, Mkhwanazi, Hlatshwayo, Furman, Mokotjo, Zungu, Lorch, Tau, Mothiba. Subs: Keet, Bvuma, Mphahlele, Cardoso, Maela, Kekana, Mabunda, Vilakazi, Serero, Veldwijk, Maboe, Zwane.

  • 0′

    Team Nigeria: Akpeyi, Awaziem, Ekong, Omeruo, Collins, Ndidi, Etebo, Musa, Iwobi, Chukwueze, Ighalo.

  • 0′

    The teams are out on the park and it is now time for the National Anthems.

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