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Nigeria vs South Africa: Osimhen Starts as Osayi Replaces Zaidu in AFCON Semi-final

How to Watch Nigeria vs South Africa AFCON Semi-Final, Head To Head, Kick-Off Time

Nigerian striker, Victor Osimhen Shook off a scare to make the starting eleven for Jose Peseiro’s side.

The Napoli frontman was reportedly down with a stomach upset and failed to travel with the rest of the team for the semifinal venue.

Nigerians were left in worry if the reigning African Footballer of The Year will be able to make the team for the all important cracker.

As expected by Super Eagles fans, the towering striker was listed in the starting eleven to face the Bafana Bafana.

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Meanwhile, Peseiro replaced Zaidu Yusuf with Osayi Samuel in the left back position.

The Super Eagles will are hoping yo extend their unbeaten run against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa and for a place at the AFCON final on Sunday.

Aside Zaidu, Peseiro listed an unchanged team for the encounter.

Nigeria vs South Africa starting XI

Nigeria vs South Africa: Osimhen Starts as Osayi Replaces Zaidu in AFCON Semi-final

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Written by Tare Magbei

Tare Magbei is a media practitioner with Daily Report Nigeria.

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