AFCON 2019: Troost-Ekong Shoots Nigeria To Semis
By Niyi Busari
Super Eagles have picked one of the semifinal tickets following their 2-1 win over South Africa, BSNSports.com.ng can report.
Super Eagles took the lead in the 27 minutes when Ahmed Musa’s low pass found Alex Iwobi whose cross landed on unmarked Samuel Chukwueze foot before taken on two defenders inside their own 18 yard box and unleashed his low shot that beat South African goalkeeper.
Substitute Moses Simon’s corner kick was well connected by Troost Ekong who tapped in to give Super Eagles the needed lead after South Africa had canceled out Eagles first half lead.