Eagles Aiming For 2019 Afcon Crown - Etebo
Nigeria missed out on the last two editions of the Afcon

Nigeria head coach Gernot Rohr is confident the Super Eagles will beat South Africa to qualify for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

The three-time African champions, who lead Group E on nine points, will take on Bafana Bafana on 17 November in Johannesburg.

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The Super Eagles will earn a berth at next year’s tournament if they draw with South Africa, who are one point adrift of Nigeria; while Libya and Seychelles are tied to third and fourth spots respectively.

“We want to qualify from this group if possible in the next game away to South Africa in Johannesburg which means we will do the same thing that we did for the qualification for the 2018 World Cup held in Russia that is to be qualified for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations before our last match is played against Seychelles in Nigeria,” brila.net quoted Rohr as saying.

“If we have a point in South Africa we have qualified even if Libya win in Seychelles and also win at home against South Africa, Libya will get 10 points.

”With our 10 points, we will still qualify for 2019 Afcon. But our ambition and resolve is to win in South Africa but a draw would be enough.”