After defeating South Africa in penalty shootouts, Nigeria advances to the AFCON finals; Nwabali comes through big time.
Nigeria exerted great pressure on the Bafana Bafana defense despite trailing in both the first and second half.
Despite South Africa’s dominance and multiple strikes, the Super Eagles’ defensive prowess prevented the men in white from rattling the net.
Nigeria was given a penalty kick in the second half following a good VAR check that indicated a foul in the South African box warranted one.
Goalkeeper Ronwen Williams tracked the ball to the left, and William Troost-Ekong just missed the net, but the sphere got underneath the keeper, giving Nigeria a one-point advantage.
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