The super eagles of Nigeria defeated the South Africans yesterday in Cairo to set up a clash between either Algeria or Ivory Coast.
South Africa’s Bafana Bafana team were literally seconds away from extra-time when a goalkeeping error from Ronwen Williams gifted Nigeria a late win in Cairo.
Nigeria took a step closer to becoming Africa Cup of Nations’ champions after Ronwen Williams’ late error gifted William Troost-Ekong a late win in a 2-1 triumph over South Africa in Wednesdays’ quarter-final.
Bafana Bafana, who shocked hosts Egypt in the previous round, had equalized with 19 minutes remaining in Cairo when Bongani Zungu headed home and the match was seemingly headed for extra-time.
Here are dutiful photos from the match below,