Nigeria beats South Africa to advance to AFCON semifinals

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CAIRO, Jul. 10, 2019 (AMP) — Cameroon 2019 : Nigeria reached the semifinals of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations with a 2-1 win against South Africa (halftime: 1-0) on Wednesday night at the Cairo International Stadium.

Fixtures and Results : Second Round

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Overview

Nigeria at the AFCON

  • 3 titles (1980, 1994, 2013)
  • 18 appearances (first in 1963)
  • 25 participations in the qualifications (first in 1962)
  • Statistics: Champions (1980, 1994, 2013) Runners-up (1984, 1988, 1990, 2000) Third Place (1976, 1978, 1992, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2010)

South Africa at the AFCON

  • 1 title (1996)
  • 10 appearances (first in 1996)
  • 13 participations in the qualifications (first in 1994)
  • Statistics: Champions (1996) Runners-up (1998) Third Place (2000)
2019 AFCON Poster
Nigeria
2:1
South Africa
2:1 (1:0)
  • 10 July 2019
  • 21:00
  • Cairo

AFCON History

Africa Cup of Nations History

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