The Nigeria Super Eagles and Bafana Bafana of South Africa will once again resume their rivalry today for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations .
The kick off time is 5pm at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo.
Accoridng to the eagles media officer, Toyin Ibitoye , everything is going on well according to plan in Uyo as there were no injury worries in the team ahead of the game against the Bafana Bafana.
“All the players are in and raring to go, we have no injury worries all the players are fine,” he stated.
“The training is going on fine; we are gradually crossing the tees and dotting the i’s,” the Eagles spokesperson added.
For the record, the Nigeria super eagles have never lost a competitive match to South Africa at senior level, and the Super Eagles are confident that record will not only be sustained, but will be surpassed with a convincing win.
Records: Nigeria vs South Africa
Games won: 7
Games drawn: 4
Games lost: 1
10 Oct 1992 Nigeria v South Africa W 4-0 FIFA World Cup
16 Jan 1993 South Africa v Nigeria D 0-0 FIFA World Cup
10 Feb 2000 Nigeria v South Africa W 2-0 Africa Cup of Nations
31 Jan 2004 Nigeria v South Africa W 4-0 Africa Cup of Nations
17 Nov 2004 South Africa v Nigeria L 2-1 International Friendly
01 Jun 2008 Nigeria v South Africa W 2-0 FIFA World Cup
06 Sep 2008 South Africa v Nigeria W 0-1 FIFA World Cup
14 Aug 2013 South Africa v Nigeria W 0-2 International Friendly
19 Jan 2014 South Africa v Nigeria W 1-3 African Nations Championship
10 Sep 2014 South Africa v Nigeria D 0-0 Africa Cup of Nations
19 Nov 2014 Nigeria v South Africa D 2-2 Africa Cup of Nations
29 Mar 2015 South Africa v Nigeria D 1-1 International Friendly