Nigeria’s Super Eagles cruise to AFCON 2023 final after defeating South Africa
The Super Eagles of Nigeria have qualified for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations final in Ivory Coast.
Nigeria advanced to the final after defeating South Africa on penalties in the semi-final at the Stade de la Bouake on Wednesday, February 7.
The game was decided on penalties after 120 minutes of football finished 1-1, with both countries scoring in the second half.
The Super Eagles converted four of their penalties, while Bafana Bafana missed two.
Super Eagles goalkeeper Stanley Nwabali was the hero of the night, saving two penalty shots during the shootout.