Head-To-Head: History favours Nigeria ahead of South Africa clash

Head-To-Head: History favours Nigeria ahead of South Africa clash

The Super Eagles of Nigeria are set to battle South Africa in the opening game of the 2019 AFCON Qualifiers at the Godswill Akpabio stadium in Uyo on June 10, 2017.

NAIJ.com can authoritatively report that both teams are not new to each other as they have previously met at the senior level 12 times.

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History favours the Eagles ahead of the mouthwatering clash as they have won seven of those encounters, drawing 4, and losing 1 to Bafana Bafana.

Head-To-Head: History favours Nigeria ahead of South Africa clash

The Super Eagles of Nigeria.

The last time both teams met was an international friendly in March, 2015 which ended 1-1.

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Recall that South Africa denied Nigeria a place at the 2015 AFCON at the same venue in November, 2014. That game ended 2-2.

Checkout the head-to-head stats between both African nations as shown below;

October 10, 1992 Nigeria v South Africa W 4-0 FIFA World Cup

January 16, 1993 South Africa v Nigeria D 0-0 FIFA World Cup

February 10, 2000 Nigeria v South Africa W 2-0 Africa Cup of Nations

January 31, 2004 Nigeria v South Africa W 4-0 Africa Cup of Nations

November 17, 2004 South Africa v Nigeria L 2-1 International Friendly

June 01, 2008 Nigeria v South Africa W 2-0 FIFA World Cup

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September 06, 2008 South Africa v Nigeria W 0-1 FIFA World Cup

August 14, 2013 South Africa v Nigeria W 0-2 International Friendly

January 19, 2014 South Africa v Nigeria W 1-3 African Nations Championship

September 10, 2014 South Africa v Nigeria D 0-0 Africa Cup of Nations

November 19, 2014 Nigeria v South Africa D 2-2 Africa Cup of Nations

March 29, 2015 South Africa v Nigeria D 1-1 International Friendly

Source: Sports.naija.ng

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