AFCON 2019: What South African Player Said About Super Eagles’ Attackers, Midfielders

AFCON 2019: What South Africa Player Said About Super Eagles' Attackers

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South Africa midfielder Bongani Zungu has revealed that Super Eagles attackers and midfielders are the most formidable in the squad.

Bafana Bafana will face Nigeria in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) quarter-finals on Wednesday.

Zungu, who has been a key player for his nation at the ongoing tournament, starting each of their last three games, scored the winning goal against Namibia.

He played in the side that defeated the Eagles 2-0 in Uyo two years ago and missed the return leg in November 2018 due to a knee injury.

Speaking ahead of the tie, Zangu said: “With Nigeria, they are a good team, from tomorrow we will start watching their videos and see how they play.

“For now, I am just happy with this win, we will focus on Nigeria from tomorrow.

“They have got top midfielders, they have good attackers, I can’t spot one that I can say is the best.

He added that “There is a number of them that are the best, for us it is just to have confidence because we are a good team and we showed character tonight, and hopefully we carry on from here, try to improve, be humble and take every game as it comes, and hopefully we’ll get more positive results.”

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