- The South African national team have arrived in Uyo ahead of AFCON qualifiers against Super Eagles at the Godswill Akpabio stadium
- NAIJ.com can confirm the Bafana Bafana players and technical crew landed at the airport in Uyo at 12.38pm on Thursday, June 8, 2017
- The Nigerian national team are set to face South Africa in the opening game of the 2019 AFCON qualifers on Saturday, June 10, 2017
The Super Eagles of Nigeria are set to face South Africa in the opening game of the 2019 AFCON qualifers at the Godwill Akpabio stadium on June 10.
NAIJ.com can confirm that the Bafana Bafana players and technical crew have arrived in Uyo ahead of the crucial encounter.
The South African national team landed at the airport in Uyo at 12.38pm on Thursday, June 8, 2017.
NAIJ.com earlier reported that the Eagles arrived at the Le Meridien Hotel and Golf Resort in Uyo on Monday, June 5 and training sessions began in earnest on Tuesday ahead of AFCON Qualifiers against Bafana Bafana.
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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.
NAIJ.com understands that prior to the game, Nigeria have never lost a competitive match to South Africa at senior level.
Meanwhile, you can see NAIJ.com's video of the Super Eagles training ahead of the World Cup qualifiers;