AFCON 2019: Super Eagles stroll into semi-final defeat South Africa 2-1
William Troost Ekong scored last minutes all-important strike that guided the Super Eagles of Nigeria to the semifinals of the 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nation against South Africa at Cairo international stadium Egypt
Super Eagles have picked one of the semis tickets following their 2-1 win over South Africa,
Super Eagles took the lead in the 27 minutes when Ahmed Musa’s low pass found Alex Iwobi whose cross landed on unmarked Samuel Chukwueze foot before taken on two defenders inside their own 18 yard box and unleashed his low shot that beat South African goalkeeper.
Substitute Moses Simon’s corner kick was well connected by Troost Ekong who tapped in to give Super Eagles the needed lead after South Africa had canceled out Eagles first half lead.
With the victory Super Eagles of Nigeria will slug it out with Teranga Lion of Senegal in the semi-finals encounter as team continue it hunt for the 4th AFCON title.