AFCON 2019: What We Will Do To Ighalo, South Africa Coach Reveals
AFCON 2019: What We Will Do To Ighalo, South Africa Coach Reveals/Soar Super Eagles Twitter

For South Africa to pull off a result against Nigeria in Wednesday’s quarter-final clash at the Cairo International Stadium, Odion Ighalo has to be stopped, says Bafana Bafana coach, Stuart Baxter.

Ighalo is one of the joint leading goal scorers in the competition with three goals alongside Senegal’s Saido Mane, Adam Ounas (Algeria) and Cedric Bakambu (DR Congo).

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“We definitely respect the Super Eagles, but not afraid of them,” Baxter said in a news conference in Cairo on Tuesday.

“We don’t make plans to stop individual players, rather we will do it as a team. We will find a way of stopping the ball from getting to him (Ighalo). It is up to our back four to do that.”