In Group B, at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) U-23 tournament, Nigeria and South Africa both won their second game, beating Zambia and Ivory Coast, respectively.
Concise News reports that the continental competition, holding in Egypt, determines the three African teams for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
⚽ Day 4⃣ is over at the #TotalAFCONU23
— CAF (@CAF_Online) November 12, 2019
As things stand, South Africa top the group on four points, one more than Nigeria and Ivory Coast, with Zambia bottom on a single point.
It means all four teams can claim a place in the semi-finals, with the final Group B games taking place on Friday when Nigeria play South Africa and Zambia confront Ivory Coast.
Nigeria battled hard to seal victory over Zambia on Tuesday to keep alive hopes of qualifying for the Olympics, where they won gold in 1996 and silver in 2008.
Matchday 3⃣ is around the corner!
— CAF (@CAF_Online) November 13, 2019
When is the game?
The crucial match will kick-off at 7:00pm (West African Time) on Friday, November 14.
What channels can I watch the game on TV?
The game will not be live on television after SuperSport confirmed CAF’s blackout because of the termination of Lagardere’s media rights deal.
|November 14||7PM||South Africa U23 vs Nigeria U23||–|
Where is the game?
The game will be played at Al-Salam Stadium, Cairo where Nigeria have played their first two games.
Nigeria Possible Lineup
Adamu Abubakar, Sincere Seth, Valentine Ozornwafor, Anthony Izuchukwu, Orji Okwonkwo, Taiwo Awoniyi, Kelechi Nwakali, Stephen Bitok, Azubuike Okechukwu, Ndifreke Effiong, Ibrahim Sunusi.
South Africa Possible Lineup
Darren Johnson, Thendo Mukumela, Tercious Malepe, Sipho Percevale Mbule, Luther Singh, Katlego Mohamme, Teboho Mokoena, Kamohelo Mahlatsi, Kegan Johannes, Grant Margeman, Lyle Foster.