"We Must Settle This Score": South African Official Says as Team Congratulates Nigeria

"We Must Settle This Score": South African Official Says as Team Congratulates Nigeria

  • The Bafana Bafana of South Africa has congratulated the Super Eagles of Nigeria for reaching the final of the 2023 AFCON
  • In another video, an official of the team was seen informing the players that Nigerians would be coming to South Africa to play Bafana Bafana for a World Cup qualifier, and the score must be settled by then
  • Nigeria's Super Eagles overcame the Bafana Bafana at the semi-final of the 2023 AFCON to book a spot in the final of the competition

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The Bafana Bafana of South Africa has congratulated Nigeria for reaching the finals of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) after the Super Eagles defeated them on Wednesday, February 7.

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South Africa congratulates Nigeria, speaks on when to retaliate Photo Credit: Super Eagles, Bafana Bafana
Source: Twitter

Bafana Bafana sends message to Super Eagles

In a tweet shortly after the match on Wednesday, the Bafana Bafana congratulated the West African country for making it to the final while appreciating the South Africans' support at the competition.

The tweet reads:

“Well done to Nigeria for making it to the final of AFCON 2023
"South Africa Thank you so much for your unwavering support for @BafanaBafana throughout this tournament."

South African official speaks on retaliation

However, in another tweet, an official was seen addressing the South African players in a video.

The official noted that South Africa would soon meet Nigeria again in June and vowed that his country would avenge the AFCON defeat by then.

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The official said:

"Your performance is one of the best in many many years of Bafana Bafaba. You have established yourself now. These Nigerians are coming to us in June for a World Cup qualifier. We are meeting them again, and then, we must settle the score."

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