AFCON 2019 Qualifiers: Bafana Bafana Beat Super Eagles 2-0

Tau, Erasmus and Manyama to lead Bafana attack

Nigeria's Super Eagles fell 0-2 to South Africa in Uyo in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match on Saturday.

He disclosed that his side knows what to do and will exploit the lack of pace in the Eagles' defense to get a result against the three-time African champions.

"We should not hold back and should turn the screws on them early on".

Tau's strike ensured they would be going home victorious.

As Tau replaced Rantie in the 79th minute as a like-for-like forward expected to run at the Nigerians and keep them pinned back‚ he stood alone‚ unnoticed and unmarked on the halfway line.

"Honestly I'd be lying if I said anything much concerning this match".

"We need to be fearless and adapt but never feel inferior", he said adding it will be a tough match because the hosts have gone for experience and called up most of their top talent.

The South African second goal sent cold shivers on football fans while some of them left the stadium abruptly in frustration with sighing on their lips. "If we put up a team effort, we will most likely come up with a good result in the end", Manyama revealed.

It was Gernot Rohr's first loss in charge of the Super Eagles.

Stuart Baxter named as new Bafana coach. "This can only make us stronger".

This chance, their only one in the half, gave them confidence as they played with more goal and determination when they returned from the break.

"We were compact in the opening 20 minutes but once we realized we can open them up, we went for the jugular and boy". And in the second half, we knew that the experienced South Africans could be risky on counters and that happened, " Rohr told the media after the game.

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