Nigeria vs South Africa lineups: Super Falcons match time and where to watch live

All eyes will be on the Moshood Abiola Stadium as Nigeria's Super Falcons and South Africa's Bafana Bafana battle for a place in the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris.

Nigeria vs South Africa: Super Falcons match time

These teams will square off against each other on Friday April 5. Kick-off time is 17:00 WAT.

Nigeria

The Super Falcons earned a place in the last qualifying round by defeating Cameroon and Ethiopia. They've enjoyed some fine form lately, stringing up a six-match unbeaten run (W4, D2).

However, Randy Waldrum will have his work cut out for him, as his troops will need to get past an in-form Banyana Banyana.

South Africa

On the other hand, Banyana Banyana defeated Tanzania and DR Congo in the previous qualifying rounds.

Like the Super Falcons, they've been a tough team to beat, with no losses in their last eight games (W6, L6). Desiree Ellis' side won their last two encounters with Nigeria, and they'll fancy their chances of a third consecutive victory.

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Super Falcons vs Banyana Banyana head to head

This will be the 13th encounter between these teams. The Super Falcons currently lead the head-to-head with a 6-2-4 win-draw-loss record.

Interestingly, Banyana Banyana won three of the last four skirmishes between these sides. They defeated the Super Falcons en route to their first Women's Africa Cup of Nations (WAFCON) title two years ago.

Probable Nigeria vs South Africa lineups

These are our probable Super Falcons vs Banyana Banyana lineups:

Nigeria

Goalkeeper: Chiamaka Nnadozie.
Defenders: Osinachi Ohale, Ashleigh Plumptre, Michelle Alozie, Nicole Payne.
Midfielders: Christy Ucheibe, Halimatu Ayinde, Jennifer Echegini, Toni Payne.
Forwards: Asisat Oshoala, Uchenna Kanu.

South Africa

Goalkeeper: Kaylin Swart.
Defenders: Karabo Dhlamini, Noko Matlou, Bongeka Gamede, Bambanani Mbane.
Midfielders: Linda Motlhalo, Refiloe Jane, Sibulele Holweni.
Forwards: Jermaine Seoposenwe, Hildah Magaia, Thembi Kgatlana

Nigeria vs South Africa lineups: Super Falcons match time
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Nigeria vs South Africa analysis

We've established that these teams have not lost many games in recent months. This is because they've both been able to rely on their solid defences.

In fact, both teams kept four clean sheets in their last five respective matches, conceding just once in that stretch.

Conversely, both teams have not had too much trouble finding the net. The Super Falcons registered 12 goals in their last five matches, while Banyana Banyana scored nine times in that five-game stretch.

Nigeria vs South Africa prediction

Considering both teams conceded just once in their last five respective matches, we are fairly confident that this match will go below the 2.5 goal mark.

Where to watch Super Falcons vs Banyana Banyana live

Nigerians can catch all the action live on NTA Sports 24, while fans from South Africa can tune into SABC Sport for live coverage of this match.

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