Nigeria have been spectacular on the AFCON, and Hugo Broos is cautious of the risk that they possess
South Africa coach Hugo Broos has acknowledged that he’s cautious of the risk that the Tremendous Eagles possess forward of their essential semi-final conflict within the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations, Soccernet.ng.
South Africa and Nigeria rekindle their rivalry this Wednesday in a winner-takes-all semi-final conflict. Each international locations have loved a considerably comparable development up until this level, as they’ve solely conceded as soon as for the reason that begin of the 2023 AFCON.
Nonetheless, Nigeria have been a bit higher, as they’ve gained all however one of many video games on the AFCON regardless of dealing with robust opponents like Cameroon and Ivory Coast.
They’ve additionally scored in all their video games, not like South Africa, who’ve scored in solely two of their 5 video games.
Forward of the conflict between South Africa and Nigeria, Bafana Bafana boss Broos has acknowledged that he’s cautious of the Tremendous Eagles’ risk, however they’re planning to curtail their advances.
“Nigeria are a staff who’ve change into higher and higher with each recreation at this Afcon,” Broos mentioned per Supersport.
“It’s a very good staff and an excellent aspect with a number of good gamers just like the one, what’s his title? Look … (Ademola Lookman). The one who scored the objective.
“He’s an excellent participant. We’ve got to analyse them just a little bit extra now that we all know we’re taking part in towards them within the semifinals.
“We are going to see how we will use the weaknesses on this staff and pay attention to the qualities of this staff. It’s going to be just a little bit particular as a result of, in a number of months, we’re taking part in within the World Cup qualifiers. So, it may be a check for the each of us.”
The Bafana Bafana have all the time proved to be a troublesome nut to crack for Nigeria, and at this AFCON- which has had many surprises- the Tremendous Eagles must work arduous to earn a win.