AFCON U20: Nigeria, South Africa clash again


The rivalry between Nigeria and South Africa on the field of play will continue in 2019 as Nigeria’s Flying Eagles have been drawn against their counterpart from South Africa.

The Nigeria Super Eagles clashed with the Bafana Bafana of South Africa in the AFCON 2019 qualifier, while the Super Falcons of Nigeria 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 night, the Flying Eagles were drawn 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 will have their matches played in Maradi.

The competition is scheduled for February 2nd to 17th 2019 with the Semi finalists representing Africa in the FIFA U20 World Cup.

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