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[VIDEO] AFCON: Oliseh, Babangida Optimistic Of Nigeria’s Chances Against South Africa

South Africa had late Saturday squeezed through the quarter-final after a penalty shootout win against Cape Verde to set up a mouthwatering tie with Nigeria. 


Nigeria’s forward #18 Ademola Lookman (C) celebrates scoring his team’s first goal with teammates during the Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) 2023 quarter-final football match between Nigeria and Angola at the Felix Houphouet-Boigny Stadium in Abidjan on February 2, 2024. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE / AFP)

 

Super Eagles legends Sunday Oliseh and Tijani Babangida believe Nigeria have all it takes to see off rivals South Africa in a 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) semi-final tie. 

South Africa had late Saturday squeezed through the quarter-final after a penalty shootout win against Cape Verde to set up a mouthwatering tie with Nigeria.

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Ahead of the Wednesday semi-final showdown, Babangida and Oliseh, who played in Nigeria’s victory against the Bafana Bafana at the same stage 20 years ago, have backed the Super Eagles to reach the final of the continental competition.

The duo spoke when they were featured on Channels Television’s Sunday Sports. 

Watch them below: