FT: Nigeria 1-1 South Africa, Super Eagles Salvage DRAW! (VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS)

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The Super Eagles of Nigeria were held to a 1-1 draw at home against South Africa for the World Cup qualifications match, MySportDab report.

Finidi George started his first competitive match as coach in a draw which could have ended up with something more.

Both teams ended their rivalry with another draw as they will carry on looking forward to their next games for the qualifiers.

Full Match Report 

Both teams came with so much expectations to ensure they were able to make something of the game from kickoff.

South Africa had so much confident knowing they were unlucky to have been beaten by the Super Eagles during the AFCON.

Nigeria did started well but unfortunately they went down after a wonderful finish from Themba Zwane in the 29th minutes making things 0-1.

It was a close match between the teams who had match each other for everything they had to offer going forward and at the back.

South Africa took a 0-1 lead unto the break against Nigeria who couldn’t manage to make any of their effort count for something after 45 minutes.

The second half was good for the Super Eagles who were able to mount a comeback that was well deserved despite the end result.

Nigeria wasted no time in equalizing the game after a stunner from Fisayo Dele-Bashiru netted in the 46th minutes to ensure it was 1-1.

After the leveler, there was nothing more South Africa could do than to ensure they had to organize themselves well for the remaining minutes.

Nothing was coming through from both sides as they created numerous opportunities which poor finishing let them down on many occasions while others were stopped.

The match ended with Nigeria and South Africa settling for a 1-1 draw after 90 minutes which both gave them one point each in the World Cup qualifiers encounter.

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