Super Eagles Nemesis Rantie Strikes As South Africa Inflict First Defeat On Rohr’s Eagles

Posted on Jun 11 2017 - 9:22am by admin

‎South Africa earned their first ever win over the super Eagles of Nigeria beating the Eagles 2-zero on the Godswill Akpabio Stadium within the race to be on the AFCON 2019 Qualifiers.

Nigeria rode their good fortune within the first 1/2 as regardless of their dominace the most effective likelihood of the 1/2 fell to South Africa who struck the bar minutes ahead of the 1/2 time ruin.

Oghenekaro Etebo and Ogenyi Onazi got here closest to scoring for Nigeria in a first half which as previous mentioned Nigeria had been fortunate to have gone into the break level at zero-zero.

Minutes after the restart Tokelo Rantie who used to be decisive for South Africa put the visitors beforehand with a near publish header from a well delivered move with Nigeria defence guilty of ball watching.

tremendous Eagles went up searching for an equaliser and have been badly exposed allowing Tau who used to be just coming into the sport to run unchallenge prior to rounding goalkeeper Akpeyi to slot into an empty internet to position the tremendous Eagles to the sword.

The loss was once the primary suffered with the aid of Nigeria towards South Africa, and the also the primary time they’re losing beneath Franco-German tutor Gernot Rohr.

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