Paris 2024 Qualifiers: Nigeria, South Africa Clash Holds In April

Banyana Banyana forward, Jermaine Seoposenwe says South Africa will go all out against Nigeria to secure a ticket to the 2024 Olympics Women’s Football Tournament.

Speaking after the team edged Tanzania 2-0 at Mbombela Stadium on Tuesday to set up a fourth and final round qualification clash with Nigeria, the Monterrey of Mexico forward agreed that facing Nigeria will be difficult but her team will do all they can to prevail against the record nine-time African champions.

Seoposenwe, who was honoured after the match for earning her 100th cap for Banyana, hinged their hopes on unity in the team that saw them reach the knockout stages of the last FIFA Women’s World Cup, co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand.

Super Falcons defeated Cameroon 1-0 at the Moshood Abiola Stadium, Abuja, on Monday to progress to the final round of the qualification series on 1-0 aggregate after both teams battled to a barren draw in the first leg in Douala three days earlier.

The two-legged tie between South Africa and Nigeria will be played early in April, with the winner booking a spot as one of Africa’s representatives at the 2024 Olympics in Paris 

The first leg will hold on April 1 at the Moshood Abiola Stadium in Abuja while the second in South Africa eight days later. Both countries failed to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games held in 2021.

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