As the Super Eagles of Nigeria prepare to battle with the Bafana Bafana of South Africa in Saturday’s Africa Cup Of Nations qualifier in Johannesburg, GoalBall takes a look at the head-to-head records of the Eagles against Bafana.
Nigeria have lost only two matches against South Africa, but just one came in a competitive match.
However, Nigeria have a bigger edge over their hosts in terms of facts, statistics, and records, having won seven games against The Rainbow Nation, while four matches between them have ended in draws.
|10 Oct 1992||Nigeria v South Africa||W||4-0||FIFA World Cup|
|16 Jan 1993||South Africa v Nigeria||D||0-0||FIFA World Cup|
|10 Feb 2000||Nigeria v South Africa||W||2-0||Africa Cup of Nations|
|31 Jan 2004||Nigeria v South Africa||W||4-0||Africa Cup of Nations|
|17 Nov 2004||South Africa v Nigeria||L||2-1||International Friendly|
|01 Jun 2008||Nigeria v South Africa||W||2-0||FIFA World Cup|
|06 Sep 2008||South Africa v Nigeria||W||0-1||FIFA World Cup|
|14 Aug 2013||South Africa v Nigeria||W||0-2||International Friendly|
|19 Jan 2014||South Africa v Nigeria||W||1-3||African Nations Championship|
|10 Sep 2014||South Africa v Nigeria||D||0-0||Africa Cup of Nations|
|19 Nov 2014||Nigeria v South Africa||D||2-2||Africa Cup of Nations|
|29 Mar 2015||South Africa v Nigeria||D||1-1||International Friendly|
|10 Jun 2017||Nigeria v South Africa||L||0-2||Africa Cup of Nations|
Games won: 7
Games drawn: 4
Games lost: 2