Rohr cautiously optimistic of winning 2019 AFCON

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During half-time, clearly Bafana's technical team told their troops that Libya was tearing islanders Seychelles apart and had to get a win in order to avoid the delay of qualifying for next year's continental showpiece.

After missing out on back-to-back editions of the Africa Cup of Nations, the Super Eagles have booked their place at Cameroon 2019 despite playing a 1-1 draw against Bafana Bafana on Saturday at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg.

But this time around it was a different ball game all together as the Super Eagles qualified to the AFCON 2019 easily.

"The captain (Thulani Hlatshwayo) is a good player".

Mothiba might not have had the service but bustled against big, physical defenders and added to his impressive strike record with his fourth goal in five senior starts.

Ahead of today's clash between Bafana Bafana and the Super Eagles, Nigeria legend, Austine Jay Jay Okocha, has replied Baxter insisting that the hosts are not Nigeria's fiercest rivals on the field of play.

One such intricate build-up down the left flank saw the unsafe Saudi-based Ahmed Musa teed up on the edge of the area to force a diving save from Itumeleng Khune.

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However, the South Africans say Nigeria will suffer another defeat this afternoon.

Three minutes later the Eagles' pressure resulted in a goal.

Alex Iwobi and Samuel Kalu are expected to provide services to the Super Eagles sharp shooters, Musa and Iheanacho.

To everyone's disappointment, a lot was expected from him considering that he played a key role in Bafana's historic 2-0 win over the Super Eagles in the qualifiers' opener in Uyo.

Bafana: Khune, Mkhize, Hlatshwayo, Mkhwanazi, Hlanti, Kekana, Mabunda, Zwane, Serero, Mothiba, Tau.

Both teams threw everything into attack in the second half but could not be separated further. Deservedly so, he was substituted for Thembinkosi Lorch in the 60th minute.

Musa proving to be a menace for the Bafana Bafana defence, he gets another corner for Nigeria.

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