AFCON 2019 Quarter Final Fixtures: Nigeria to Play South Africa

AFCON 2019 Quarter Final Fixtures

AFCON 2019 Quarter Final Fixtures – Following the round-up of the knockout stage of ongoing AFCON 2019, Super Eagles of Nigeria have been confirmed to face his counterpart Bafana Bafana of South Africa on the AFCON 2019 Quarter Final Fixtures. Details Below

The AFCON 2019 Quarter Final will begin again on Wednesday evening when  Senegal will take on Benin who shocked Morocco in the previous round at 30 June Stadium on Wednesday evening before

Super Eagles of Nigeria battle with Bafana Bafana of  South Africa later same day at Cairo International Stadium.

Ivory Coast plays Algeria for a place in the semi-final at Suez Stadium why the last fixtures of the quarter-finals between debutants Madagascar and Tunisia on Thursday night.

AFCON 2019 Quarter Final Fixtures; Dates and Time

AFCON 2019 Quarter Final Fixtures

 

  • Wednesday, July 10

Senegal vs Benin  17:00
Nigeria vs South Africa  20:00

  • Thursday, July 11

Ivory Coast vs Algeria 17:00
Madagascar vs Tunisia 20:00 

 Gernot Rohr identifies a favourite team to win a trophy in Egypt, gives reasons

Head coach of Nigeria, Gernot Rohr, has identified the Bafana Bafana of South Africa as the favourite team to win the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, in Egypt.

Rohr explained that Stuart Baxter’s side is currently the favourite side to lift this year’s AFON after defeating the host nation, Egypt at the Cairo International Stadium in front of seventy-five thousand supporters.

The German tactician stated this ahead of Nigeria’s AFCON quarter-final tie against South Africa on Wednesday.

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”They have quick strikers and wingers, they have the centre-forward (Lebo Mathiba) playing in France in Strasbourg, we know him very well; they have experience in the centre defence,” Rohr was quoted by Busy Buddies as saying.

”They were the better team against Egypt so when you’re a better team than Egypt, you are becoming the favourite of the tournament because everybody said before its Egypt the favourite number one.

”They beat Egypt in Egypt so they are now the favourite number one. We are not the favourite against South Africa (because) they beat them (Egypt) in Cairo in International Stadium (in front of) seventy-five thousand people. You must be very strong to do that.

”What they did, without any help from the referee without any luck, they had the better team and so I heard some people say it’s good we don’t play Egypt, no, it’s not good because they are better than Egypt.”

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