South-Africa

Bafana legends to face Nigeria

2014-03-10 11:36
Doctor Khumalo (Backpage)
Johannesburg - Bafana Bafana legends will travel to Nigeria later this month to take on the Super Eagles legends in Kano.

According to the Soccer-Laduma website, an old rivalry exists between the two nations, with Nigeria often claiming that the South Africans would never have won the 1996 African Cup of Nations had their country been involved.

Now, nearly two decades down the line, the two countries are hoping to put the matter to bed with a friendly legends game on March 30.

Nigerian legends such as Jay Jay Okocha, Nkwankwo Kanu, Stephen Keshi and Daniel Emunike are expected to turn out for the Super Eagles, while Doctor Khumalo, John Moeti, Eric Tinkler and Linda Buthelezi are planned to make the Bafana team.

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