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Nigeria vs South Africa – Afcon 2023 semi-final: Super Eagles look to book spot in huge final – stream, TV, team news

NIGERIA will face South Africa in the semi-final of Afcon 2023 on Wednesday night.

The Super Eagles booked their place in the last four with a 1-0 win over Angola on Friday.

Ademola Lookman was the difference maker against Angola

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Ademola Lookman was the difference maker against AngolaCredit: GETTY
Ronwen Williams was the hero for South Africa against Cape Verde with four penalty saves in the shootout

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Ronwen Williams was the hero for South Africa against Cape Verde with four penalty saves in the shootoutCredit: AP

Former Premier League star Ademola Lookman was the difference maker with a thumping strike on 40 minutes.

Nigeria have won the Nations Cup three times, with their last tournament triumph coming in 2013 when they beat Burkina Faso 1-0 in the final.

The Super Eagles will face South Africa in this year’s semi-final after the latter booked their spot in the last four with a win over Cape Verde.

Bafana Bafana shot-stopper Ronwen Williams was the hero after he became the first goalkeeper to save four penalties in an Afcon shootout.

When is Nigeria vs South Africa?

  • Nigeria vs South Africa will take place on Wednesday, February 7th.
  • The match will kick off at 5pm GMT.
  • The Stade de la Paix in Bouake will host.

What TV channel is Nigeria vs South Africa on and can it be live streamed?

  • Nigeria vs South Africa will be broadcast live on BBC Two and Sky Sports Main Event.
  • You can live stream the match for FREE on BBC iPlayer, providing you have a valid TV license.
  • Alternatively, you can keep up to date with all the action by following SunSport’s live blog.

Team news

Nigeria striker Victor Osimhen was taken off late on against Angola on Friday night with an apparent injury.

However, the Napoli striker was pictured walking freely away from the stadium after the match.

Hugo Broos will be hoping his South Africa side came through their gruelling 120-minute quarter-final unscathed.

What are the odds?

Match result

  • Nigeria – 3/5
  • Draw – 5/2
  • South Africa – 6/1

*Odds courtesy of Ladbrokes and are correct at the time of publication.

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