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Nigeria Suffer Shock Loss

Just four days after drawing with Bafana Bafana, Nigeria suffered a shock 2-1 defeat to Benin as their 2026 FIFA World Cup qualification continues to stutter. The Super Eagles scored the opener via Raphael Onyedika after 27 minutes, but found themselves trailing at half-time. Goals from Jodel Dossou after 37 minutes...

Broos Calls For VAR After Nigeria Clash

Bafana Bafana head coach Hugo Broos has rallied behind calls for the introduction of Video Assistant Referee (VAR) during the ongoing 2026 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers. Broos' charges held the Super Eagles of Nigeria to a hard-fought 1-1 draw at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo on Friday night. Themba...

Nigeria Coach Not Happy With Bafana Draw, Claps Back At Journos

Nigeria coach Finidi George says he wasn't happy with his side's 1-1 draw in their 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifier at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo on Friday, and clapped back at journalists questioning his substitutions. The Super Eagles were held to a 1-1 draw after Themba Zwane had...

Broos Reacts To Nigeria Draw

Bafana Bafana head coach Hugo Broos has reacted to his side's 1-1 draw with Nigeria at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo on Friday night. Broos' men got the opener in the first half via Themba Zwane, who was superbly set up by Sphelele Sithole before going passed two Nigerian...

Bafana Earn Hard-Earned Point In Nigeria

Bafana Bafana earned a point away as they and Nigeria drew 1-1 in their World Cup Group C game at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo on Friday night. Group C has been thrown wide open after this week’s results, with Rwanda, who were the group leaders before these fixtures,...

Bafana Announce Starting XI For Nigeria Clash

Bafana Bafana coach Hugo Broos has announced his starting XI to face Nigeria in their 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifier on Friday night in Uyo. Nigeria host South Africa at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium at 21:00 on Friday, with the game hugely important in Group C of the World Cup...

Doc Picks His Bafana XI For Nigeria

South Africa and Kaizer Chiefs legend Theophilus Doctor Khumalo has revealed the Bafana Bafana starting XI he would pick to face Nigeria. Both rivals face each other at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo on Friday night, with the match kicking off at 21:00 SAST. ALSO READ: Doctor - Broos has...

How To Watch Bafana Vs Nigeria

With Bafana Bafana taking on Nigeria in Uyo this evening, the public broadcaster SABC has confirmed they will be showing the match live. It is a highly-anticipated clash between the AFCON silver and bronze medal winners, who met at the semi-final of the continental showpiece. ALSO READ: NFF blames SAFA as...

NFF Blames SAFA, As Broos Admits Awful Trip To Uyo

Bafana Bafana head coach Hugo Broos admitted the trip to Uyo was awful, but feels it won't be an issue ahead of the 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Nigeria tonight. South Africa travelled by charter to Nigeria on Wednesday but ended up with a delayed flight and spent 18...

Broos – World Cup Qualification Is Important For SA Players Future

Bafana Bafana head coach Hugo Broos says qualifying for the FIFA World Cup for the first time in over a decade is important for the future of South African football. Bafana has yet to feature at a World Cup since hosting the tournament in 2010, which has been three consecutive...

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