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Stuart Baxter: "I'm disappointed a little but proud also a little. We've taken 4 points off the Super Eagles and only conceded in qualifying through an own goal.
We said we can cause them problems but we weren't brave in the second-half. I can assure everyone that we will be going all out to seal qualification against Libya."
Man of the Match: PERCY TAU
"We were trying to do everything to win this match. We gave our best and it's unfortunate that we couldn't get the win
"I just hope we can still qualify... we'll keep going."
FULL-TIME Bafana Bafana 1-1 Nigeria
Bafana Bafana held by Nigeria and need a draw away to Libya to seal qualification for AFCON 2019.
Bad move to sub Serero with Lorch ??????. #Bafana— Jama Sithole (@JamaRaju_10) November 17, 2018
Bad move to sub Serero with Lorch ??????. #Bafana
Linesman saved #Bafana there ?????? #AFCON2019Q— Simply $€££0™ (@selloAP) November 17, 2018
Linesman saved #Bafana there ?????? #AFCON2019Q
82' MAJOR LET-OFF for Bafana as Musa beats Khune but is ruled offside again by the lines-man.
Replays show Bafana got away with one again there.
61' Lorch does well to win a free-kick on the right flank.
It's the first competitive debut for the midfielder.
Dear @BafanaBafana you can not afford to drop points... As you see, ???? Libya are doing the business. #Bafana 1 - 1 #Nigeria. HT https://t.co/983JUAj0eV— Thabiso Sithole (@ThabisoSithole) November 17, 2018
Dear @BafanaBafana you can not afford to drop points... As you see, ???? Libya are doing the business. #Bafana 1 - 1 #Nigeria. HT https://t.co/983JUAj0eV
#Bafana can win this!— ???? (@Pule_S_Vic) November 17, 2018
#Bafana can win this!
Percy Tau is having a stormer, Serero needs to come to the fore we can win this one #bafana #RSANIG— Viwe D™ (@VDyanope) November 17, 2018
Percy Tau is having a stormer, Serero needs to come to the fore we can win this one #bafana #RSANIG
46' Bafana Bafana 1-1 Nigeria
We're back underway in the second-half!
HALF-TIME: Bafana Bafana 1-1 Nigeria
Nigeria took an early lead but a moment of magic by Percy Tau to set up Lebo Mothiba saw Bafana pull level!
40' Bafana Bafana 1-1 Nigeria
Ahmed Musa has been the danger-man for Nigeria so far with 5 minutes remaining!
34' Tau takes the free-kick with Nigeria conceding a corner-kick.
Nervy from Nigeria as the goalkeeper fails to collect but the Super Eagles eventually clear their lines.
Percy Tau is a magician, should be playing in LaLiga#Bafana— Future African millionaire (@khayodube) November 17, 2018
Percy Tau is a magician, should be playing in LaLiga#Bafana
Beautiful!!!!?? #Bafana— Jerooz (@GottaGlofr) November 17, 2018
Snaaaaaaaaaaaap!!!!!?????????????????????????? Tau?????????????????????????? #Bafana— OPFC log leaders?? (@Tsitsa_Lenyora) November 17, 2018
Snaaaaaaaaaaaap!!!!!?????????????????????????? Tau?????????????????????????? #Bafana
25' GOAL!!! GOAL!!! GOAL!!! MAGIC by Percy Tau who cuts through the Nigerian
defence and lays it off for LEBO MOTHIBA who pulls one back!!!
Hlanti the left back is weak. Hes been poor from the start. #Bafana— Future African millionaire (@khayodube) November 17, 2018
Hlanti the left back is weak. Hes been poor from the start. #Bafana
Iwobi showing #Bafana exactly why he plays in the Premier League#Nigeria #AFCON2019— Shazi (@NkosinathiShazi) November 17, 2018
Iwobi showing #Bafana exactly why he plays in the Premier League#Nigeria #AFCON2019
18' CHANCE for Bafana Bafana as Mkhize squares it for Mothiba who misses the ball from 5 yards out!
MASSIVE CHANCE for Bafana to hit back!
FULL-TIME: SOUTH AFRICA 1-1 NIGERIA. Nigeria have qualified because of this draw, it is a 1-1 draw in Johannesburg. South Africa will not be happy with their performance, they wanted to win to go through. A couple of poor decisions from the referee and th
Another change from Nigeria, Iwobi goes off and Adesewo comes on for a few seconds.
We are into the stoppage time and Nigeria will look to run the clock down. A foul by Tau and Nigeria will get a free kick here.
There will be three minutes of added time to this game. Nigeria need a draw to qualify.
Nigeria are making a second change, Onyekuru is coming on for Musa.
We are in the final few minutes of the game and there will be a few controversial decisions from the referee that will be debated.
Offside! This could be another poor offside call from the referee. Nigeria find the goal but the flag goes up and the goal is disallowed. Two goals to be debated now to offside, score remains on 1-1.
A couple of free kicks against both sides, a draw here will take Nigeria through to Cameroon.
We are in the final 10 minutes of the game and Tau misses another poorly made long pass.
South Africa are on the attack. They look to build but time is going against them if they are looking for a win here.
Khune is down and is clutching his calf. There will be a short delay in game.
A bit stop-start in the last few minutes with a couple of players going down and getting some treatment.
Just over 15 minutes remain, Nigeria have a free kick on the right. They drill it in the box but Omeruo heads the ball wide of goal. It was a good chance for the visitors.
Tau puts in a nice run and looks to link up with other players in the box but the defence manages to keep him quiet and clear the lines.
Success is coming on for Iheanacho for Nigeria.
Success is warming up on the sidelines. Nigeria with a couple of poor passes but they have a free kick.
The game has slowed down in this second half even though the conditions are cooler. South Africa must attack more and try to make Nigeria work hard.
The referee is having a chat with a couple of Nigerian players, making sure discipline is maintained.
Lorch is coming on for Serero as South Africa make their first change.
We are just over the hour mark and the second half has been a quiet one so far.
Nigeria have a corner and they look to head the ball into the goal but Zwane clears it from the line. Good set piece for the visitors.
Mkhize with a good run for South Africa but the pass is too heavy and it beats Mkhize to go back for a goal kick.
The free kick from Kalu is too heavy and the ball goes behind the keeper for a goal kick.
Another free kick to Nigeria as their number 14 is fouled. The hosts are not happy with the decision.
Another tight call from the linesman and Tau is caught offside.
Khune is the second most capped South African, he is on 91 caps so far.
These will be cooler conditions compared to the first half as the sun goes down and shadows grow.
The second half begins.
HALF-TIME: SOUTH AFRICA 1-1 NIGERIA. No added time to this half and a busy half comes to an end. Nigeria took the lead with an early goal and then South Africa came back to score. Tau set it up and Mothiba scored for the hosts. It should be an exciting se
Good corner from Nigeria, they look to rebuild as it is cleared. Khune makes a good save to keep the score to 1-1.
We are in the final five minutes of this half and Nigeria have another corner.
Nigeria are controlling the ball well and South Africa need to keep attacking. Nigeria only need a draw today to go through to Cameroon.
Another corner for South Africa and they are putting all the bodies in the box for this one. It goes towards the back post, the keeper gets a hand to it, but the Nigerian defence eventually clears it.
South Africa want to be a bit more attacking right now, it is a hot afternoon and they want to tire them out.
We are going into the final 15 minutes of the first half and the score is 1-1.
GOAL, SOUTH AFRICA, MOTHIBA! 1-1: Good attack from the hosts, they build well and then Tau creates the goal and Mothiba slots it into the goal. South Africa are level.
The game has slowed down after the goal and Nigeria look a lot more settled after it.
First corner for Nigeria and then the visitors look to angle the ball back into the box but Zwane pushes the ball out for another Nigerian corner.
A lot of midfield play from both sides and the Nigeria switch gears and look to attack but they manage to win a corner.
South Africa look to attack but Tau is caught offside and the move comes to nothing.
Hlanti is brought down and South Africa will win a free kick for the challenge.
Almost an immediate response from South Africa have conceding but Nigeria manage to see the threat out even after the hosts get the first corner of the game.
GOAL, NIGERIA, KALU! 0-1: It looks like it took a deflection from Khune but Nigeria find their first goal from a cross from the right. Brilliant goal!
Ezenwa makes a good save too as South Africa attack quickly on the counter.
Save! Good save from Khune as Nigeria attack and shoot but the ball goes straight to the keeper.
A free kick to Nigeria as their captain is brought down. Musa wins the free kick, but nothing comes from it.
South Africa look to build but the final cross from them is too strong and Nigeria have a throw in.
Kick-off! After the national anthems, the first half begins as the hosts kick us off.
South Africa: Itumeleng Khune, Thamsanqa Mkhize, Thulani Hlatshwayo, Buhle Mkhwanazi, Sfiso Hlanti, Hlompho Kekana, Tiyani Mabunda, Themba Zwane, Thulani Serero, Lebo Mothiba, Percy Tau
Nigeria: Ezenwa, Ajayi, Ekong, Balogun, Collins, Agu, Etebo, Ogu, Musa, Iwobi, Success.
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