The Super Eagles of Nigeria have certified for subsequent yr’s AFCON after they had been pressured to a 1-1 draw by hosts South Africa in Johannesburg. Nigeria now have 10 factors from 5 matches and their last recreation at house in opposition to Seychelles will now be a mere formality.
South Africa, however, must wait until their last qualifying match in opposition to Libya in March to determine their qualification. South Africa might want to keep away from defeat within the match to additionally advance to 2019 AFCON.
The Eagles took the lead within the ninth minute when Samuel Kalu’s cross was became the web by Buhle Mkhwanazi. South Africa drew degree by means of France-primarily based striker Lebo Mothiba on 26 minutes, when he slotted house a cross by the Man of the Match Percy Tau.