South Africa To Arrive Nigeria On Wednesday For Super Eagles Clash

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The Bafana Bafana of South Africa are set to arrive Nigeria today, Wednesday, 5th of June for the 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifier against the Super Eagles.

The contingent of players and officials are expected to arrive Uyo – venue of the match, via a chartered flight.

While speaking to the media before departure, coach Hugo Broos expressed his concerns and confidence ahead of the match.

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“We all witnessed the cup final (between Mamelodi Sundowns and Orlando Pirates in Mbombela) over the weekend, so it goes without saying that we have injuries. Due to a hamstring injury, Grant Kekana left the camp this morning and has been replaced by Given Msimango of Kaizer Chiefs,” he said. “We have other injuries from the Sundowns players that played, like Khuliso Mudau, Ronwen Williams and a few others. But we are confident that after the medical department’s assessment, all will be well. It is still a concern though.”

South Africa currently occupy second spot on the log with 3 points from their opening two matches while Nigeria are in third place two points from two matches.

The Bafana Bafana will come into the match with revenge on their minds after the Super Eagles defeated them in the semi-final of the Africa Cup of Nations in February.

South Africa last visit to Nigeria ended in a victory at the same venue in 2017. The Bafana Bafana won 2 nil in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.

The match will kick-off at 8 p.m Nigeria time at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium on Friday.

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