AFCON U20: Nigeria, South Africa clash again
By Sampson Adedeji
The rivalry between Nigeria and South Africa on the field of play will continue in 2019 as Nigeria’s Flying Eagles has again been drawn against their counterpart from South Africa.
Nigeria’s Super Eagles clash with Bafana Bafana in the AFCON 2019 qualifier, while Super Falcons also clashed with Bayana Bayana twice at the just concluded AWCON 2018 with Nigeria clinching the trophy at their expense.
On the draw conducted on Thursday, Flying Eagles were draw against South Africa, Burundi and host Niger in the upcoming 2019 U20 African Cup of Nations slated for Niger.
They will be based in Niamey for their matches.
Group B consist of Ghana, Senegal, Burkinafaso and Mali and play their matches in Maradi.
The competition will start on February 2nd to 17th 2019 with the Semi finalists representing Africa in the FIFA U20 World Cup.