Nigeria vs South Africa: Atiku reacts as Super Eagles qualify for AFCON semi -finals

Nigeria vs South Africa: Atiku reacts as Super Eagles qualify for AFCON semi -finals

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has hailed Nigeria’s Super Eagles for qualifying for the semi-final stage of the Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON 2019.

They defeated South Africa 2-1 on Wednesday.

Samuel Chukwueze gave the Eagles a 1-0 lead at the break, latching onto his own rebound to slot past the goalkeeper.

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However, Bafana Bafana levelled in the second half, thanks to Video Assistant Referee (VAR) decision.

With the match looking to head into extra time, William Troost-Ekong forced the ball over the line in the final minute of play.

Reacting, Atiku said, “Congratulations @NGSuperEagles. Great play. Now we are successfully one step away from playing for gold. We are solidly behind you all the way. #NGARSA #TotalAFCON2019⁠,” he tweeted.

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