South Africa vs Nigeria LIVE 0-0 (0-1 Agg FT): Olympic '24 Qualifier, Match Stream and Latest Update

South Africa vs Nigeria LIVE 0-0 (0-1 Agg FT): Olympic '24 Qualifier, Match Stream and Latest Update journalist Ridwan Adeola Yusuf has over 9 years of experience covering sports and football.

Pretoria, South Africa - A pleasant day to you and welcome to's coverage of the Olympic 2024 qualifying game match between the Super Falcons of Nigeria and the Banyana Banyana of South Africa at the Loftus Versfeld Stadium in Pretoria.

Seeking to end a 16-year Olympic absence, Nigeria edged the first leg in Abuja by a slim one-nil victory last Friday, April 5.

Nigeria vs South Africa match today Tuesday April 9
The Super Falcons of Nigeria and the Bayana Bayana of South Africa slug it out in an Olympic Games Paris 2024 qualifier. Photo credit: @Banyana_Banyana
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Should Nigeria avoid a defeat away from home, the team qualifies for the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris, France, slated to begin in July 2024.

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Nigeria breaks Olympic jinx!

Nigeria breaks the Olympic jinx since 2008 with a 1-0 aggregate victory over South Africa, securing qualification.

The West Africans are through to Paris 2024!

Thanks for joining us. These were the updates from South Africa. Bye.

Banyana Banyana vs Super Falcons: Nigeria wins on aggregate!

It's full-time in Pretoria.

Nigeria successfully hold on to their first-leg victory to seal passage to the Olympics.

Nigeria vs South Africa: 3 additional minutes announced

South Africa have three minutes of additional time to get back into the contest.

The Nigerians have been resolute.

Nigeria vs South Africa: Nnadozie with a decent save

With just four minutes to the end of full-time, Nnadozie, the current CAF women's goalkeeper of the year, denied the South Africans.

The Paris FC shot-stopper was at her best yet again to deny the hosts.

South Africa vs Nigeria women: Into the final 10 minutes

83' Super Falcons coach, Randy Waldrum, throws in Oshoala who replaces Chinwendu Ihezuo.

As things stand, Nigeria will qualify for Paris 2024.

Nigeria vs South Africa: Banyana Banyana applying more pressure

A chance for the South Africans! But Sinoxolo Cesane’s ball is collected by Super Falcons' goalie, Chiamaka Nnadozie.

So far, Banyana Banyana have been unable to get that final product right.

Referee decides against awarding penalty to South Africa

Substitute Hildah Magaia is brought down inside the box. However, no penalty given.

Half an hour to go. Still no goal.

South Africa getting better

Improved second-half display from Banyana Banyana.

They push up to try and get a goal.

Nigeria vs South Africa: Second half resumes

Back for the second half.

Big 45 minutes coming up!

Nigeria vs South Africa: First half over

It's half-time in Pretoria. The status of the tie has not changed.

Nigeria should have been ahead but were undone by some wrong decisions from Racing Louisville's Uchenna Kanu.

Defensively, the Falcons have been astute. For Bayana Bayana, one of their star forwards, Thembi Kgatlana, has been quiet.

Nigeria vs South Africa: Added time in Pretoria

Two minutes added by the match officials.

Super Falcons crucially still leads.

Nigeria vs South Africa: Banyana Banyana ineffective

South Africa are yet to create any threatening opportunities.

The first half coming to an end.

Nigeria vs South Africa: Still no goal

35 minutes of action seen in Pretoria.

Both teams giving their all, but no goals yet.

Nigeria vs South Africa: Super Falcons looking dangerous

As of 27 minutes, Nigeria are seeing more of the ball.

They are also getting into a few dangerous positions, but no breakthrough goals yet.

South Africa star reaches 100 caps

Meanwhile, South African defender, Lebohang Ramalepe, reached 100 caps for the Banyana Banyana on Tuesday, April 9.

The 32-year-old first became part of the national team 10 years ago when she was named to the roster for the 2014 African Women's Championship in Namibia.

South Africa vs Nigeria: Intensity building up

Intensity is building up in the opening first half.

The West Africans still have the lead. But goalless in South Africa. 14 minutes played.

Nigeria vs South Africa match stream

The match can be streamed live here.

The visuals are courtesy SABC Sport Live via Gaantfootball on YouTube.

Super Falcons vs South Africa: Nigeria creates chance

Captain Rasheedat Ajibade crosses the ball into the area. Chinwendu Ihezuo meets the cross with a header, but it goes straight into the arms of Kaylin Swart in goal for the South Africans.

Four minutes on the clock.

Super Falcons vs South Africa: Match starts

The match is underway at the Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria.

Nigeria in all green; South Africa in yellow.

Super Falcons vs Banyana Banyana: Nigeria releases line-up

The Nigerian team has released their starting XI.

Reigning African Player of the Year, Asisat Oshoala, is on the bench again — just like the last time in Abuja. Apparently, she is not fully fit.

Banyana Banyana vs Super Falcons: Home team, South Africa arrive stadium

The South African ladies have arrived at Loftus Versfeld Stadium in Pretoria, venue of the crucial tie.

The players stormed the stadium in bullish mood, singing and dancing.

Watch the video below:

Banyana Banyana vs Super Falcons: South African star eyes win

Banyana Banyana midfielder, Linda Motlhalo, believes that South Africa can knock off the Super Falcons to get the Paris Olympic football ticket.

The South African No.10 was in action against the Nigerians in Abuja last week.

Super Falcons won’t be intimidated by South African fans — Toni Payne

Super Falcons forward, Toni Payne, has declared her team’s readiness to cope with the expectedly hostile environment in Pretoria.

Payne said the team is beaming with confidence. Watch her speak below:

Nigeria vs South Africa: How to watch match

Viewers at home can watch the match live on DStv channel 204. confirmed this after checking the TV guide.

Nigeria vs South Africa: Students to watch match for free

Students who produce their cards at the gates will be able to enter the stadium for free before 7 pm.

Match tickets to the game are still available and will be on sale at Loftus Stadium.

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