POLL RESULTS: Fans back Nigeria to defeat South Africa

A look at the AFCON 2019 quarter-finals

A look at the AFCON 2019 quarter-finals

Strasbourg striker Lebo Mothiba, 23, is another South African attacker with the potential to upset the Super Eagles, though he's yet to score despite starting all four of their matches. Initially flagged for offside, it's given after a review!

Peep! We are underway in Cairo! Will Banafa Banafa make the semi-finals?! No changes from the side that stunned Egypt!

There is more good news for Nigeria with Shehu Abdullahi in contention after recovering from a hamstring issue suffered against Burundi.

Yusuf said Nigerians were ready to support the team with prayers but appealed to the Federal Government to give them necessary encouragements to boost their morale.

South Africa are participating in their 10th Africa Cup of Nations, appearing in the final in both of their first two editions in 1996 and 1998, winning it on their debut.

South Africa know how to arrive in style!

Nigeria has only won the Cup of Nations on two occasions.

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"They have been for a long time".

He first surfaced in South African football when he took the national team job in 2004, resigning the following year after a failed World Cup qualifying bid and returning to Vissel Kobe - a decade after his arrival for a first spell at the Japanese club coincided with the aftermath of an natural disaster that devastated the city.

"No‚ we'll go into the game as we do every game".

The Africa Cup of Nations quarterfinal clash between the Super Eagles and Bafana Bafana will start at 9pm. This is special now, we are getting to the sharp end of the competition and people who think like winners end up winning.

He's going to be accompanied by Ola Aina while from South Africa we have the lone selection in the form Buhle Mkhwanazi wrapping up this segment of our side. "The players were inspired by the crowd the other evening, but I hope they don't need that sort of crowd to find that sort of inspiration".

Pinnick, who is also the 1st Vice President of CAF, then presented the sum of $75,000 promised the team by NFF's Official Optimum Partner, AITEO Group, for their three goals against Cameroon in Saturday's Round of 16 in Alexandria, while assuring them that the $20,000 per player promise made by Captain Hosea Wells Okunbo would be redeemed before Wednesday's match. As ever, join me for all the build-up, team news and goals as they go in!

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