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Calvin Bassey: Super Eagles defender downplays pressure talk ahead of South Africa match

Super Eagles defender Calvin Bassey says the team is not under any pressure despite sitting in fifth place ahead of Friday's FIFA World Cup qualifying fixture against South Africa in Uyo. Nigeria are second from bottom after Benin defeated Rwanda on Thursday and Lesotho got the better of Zimbabwe earlier on Friday. Bassey, who played a pivotal role as the Super Eagles finished second at the...

2026 World Cup Qualifiers: South Africa release final squad for Nigeria & Zimbabwe ties

‘South Africa will put up a fight against the Super Eagles’ – Daniel Akpeyi

South Africa-based Daniel Akpeyi believes Bafana Bafana will put up a fight when they take on the Super Eagles of Nigeria in Friday's 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifier in Uyo. Speaking exclusively with Afrosport, the former Kaizer Chiefs shot-stopper asserted that the West African giants still have what it takes to claim the needed victory after picking up only two points in their first two Group...


Ex-Super Eagles midfielder Onazi optimistic ahead of South Africa clash

Former Super Eagles Midfielder Ogenyi Onazi has expressed optimism that the three-time African Champions will conquer South Africa ahead of Friday's 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifier at the Godswill Akpabio stadium in Uyo. Onazi in an exclusive interview with Afrosport however, acknowledged that the game will be tough but believes Nigeria has an edge heading into the game. He said "Nigeria versus South Africa is not...