AFCON: Super Eagles qualify for semi-finals

.Send Bafana Bafana back to S’Africa with 2-1 victory
By Valentine Amanze

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have sent the Bafana Bafana back to South Africa with a 2-1 victory at the ongoing African Nations Cup in Egypt.
The dazzling Nigerian winger, Sam Chukwuezi, made the difference in the 27th minute, when he intercepted a pass inside the 18 yard box of the South African side from Jude Ighalo’s pass via Alex Iwobi.
In the second half saw a more determined South African side, who pushed forward with more ball possession which eventually resulted in the equalizer through Sungu in the match played in Cairo.
Sungus’s goal in the second half was contested as the linesman ruled it off-side, while the Video-Assisted-Referee confirmed it as goal.
Nigeria pulled out Musa and brought in Moses Simon, whose corner kick in the 89th minute resulted in Nigeria’s winning goal through Troost Ekong.
Chukwuezi won the man of the match.
Earlier, Senegal defeated Benin Republic 1-0 to book a place in the semi-final stage.

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