South Africans on Thursday hailed Nigeria’s Samuel Chukwueze and Winfred Ndidi for his or her excellent performances of their 2-1 quarter-final overcome Bafana Bafana on the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Chukwueze was in blistering type scoring the sport’s opener earlier than William Troost-Ekong sealed the hard-fought win with a late striker to ship Nigeria to the semi-finals.
The South Africans took to social media to specific their delight on the shows of each gamers, who performed main roles within the victory.
Xolani Yamani stated, “The game was not for Thamsanqa Mkhize, and other players. They find it difficult to mark the Nigerian wingers. Ndidi took over the midfielder.”
“The pace from Nigerian wingers was too much. Even Sifiso Hlanti struggled against Chukwueze,” Itist Shego added.
The South Africans additionally blamed coach Stuart Baxter for taking part in “wrong tactics” within the recreation.
One among them, Zukisani stated, “We never looked like the team that wanted to win. Honestly, I didn’t see where the goal could come from.”