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Super Eagles land in Johannesburg for AFCON 2019 cracker against South Africa

- The Super Eagles team have arrive Johannesburg ahead of match against South Africa

- Nigeria will be without a couple of players in the squad owing to injury and suspension

- The three-time African champions have not beaten South Africa in the last four matches

The entire Super Eagles team and crew landed in Johannesburg ahead of the AFCON qualifier against South Africa on Saturday, November 17.

Both sides will clash at the FMB Stadium in a Group E clash as they battle for top spot in the group.

Nigeria are top of the log with 9 points from four matches while the rainbow nation are closely behind with eight points.

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Gernot Rohr's side were beaten by 2-0 at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo in the first leg with goals from Tokelo Rantie and Percy Tau.

Nigeria will be facing their counterparts without their highest goalscorer Odion Ighalo owing to injury problems.

Goalkeeper Francis Uzoho has also been ruled out with injury while Leicester City's Wilfred Ndidi is suspended for the crucial encounter.

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In the other group match, Libya who still stand a chance of qualification when they travel to Seychelles and a win will put them back in contention for Cameroon 2019 in their final game against South Africa.

Nigeria will play their final match against Seychelles and it would be a formality should the Super Eagles defeat Bafana Bafana in their penultimate game.

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that the much anticipated match between Nigeria and South Africa will take center-stage in Johannesburg on Saturday, November 17, 2018 in an AFCON qualifier.

Both sides are battling for who will emerge group winners as one point only separates the Super Eagles and Bafana Bafana. ( -> We keep evolving to serve our readers better.

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