AFCON Qualifier: SuperSport to Show Nigeria vs South Africa Match

By Modupe Gbadeyanka

Lovers of football can be rest assured to see the Africa Cup of Nations’ (AFCON) qualifying match between Nigeria and South Africa live on SuperSport tomorrow, Saturday, June 10, 2017.

Super Eagles will play their Bafana Bafana opponent at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo, Akwa-Ibom State in a bid to book a spot in the continental tournament slated for 2019.

All active DStv Premium, Compact Plus and Compact subscribers have been urged to take the front row seats to catch the exciting line up LIVE on SS4 and GOtv Plus subscribers on SS9 at 4:30 pm.

Preparations have reached a feverish pitch for the match at the stadium fondly called the Nest of Champions.

Both teams are in Group E along with Seychelles and Libya for the 32nd Cup of Nations which will hold in Cameroon in 2019.

Tunisia’s Youssef Essrayri has been appointed as the referee for the match.

With over 25 years of football rivalry, the Super Eagles of Nigeria leads against Bafana Bafana of South Africa with eight wins, three draws and one loss in 12 matches.

It is important to note that Nigeria is yet to lose a competitive match against South Africa.

Modupe Gbadeyanka is a fast-rising journalist with Business Post Nigeria. Her passion for journalism is amazing. She is willing to learn more with a view to becoming one of the best pen-pushers in Nigeria. Her role models are the duo of CNN's Richard Quest and Christiane Amanpour.

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