South Africa vs Nigeria: Second leg venue confirmed, first leg time adjustment permitted for Olympic qualifiers

South Africa vs Nigeria: Second leg venue confirmed, first leg time adjustment permitted for Olympic qualifiers

The South African Soccer Affiliation has introduced the collection of the Loftus Versfeld Stadium in Pretoria because the venue for the return leg of the Girls’s Olympic Soccer Match remaining qualifying fixture towards Nigeria, Soccernet.ng reviews.

The encounter between the 11-time Girls Africa Cup of Nations champions and the Banyana Banyana is scheduled to kick off at 7:30 pm South Africa time (6:30 pm Nigeria time) on Tuesday, 9th April.

This determination comes as a part of South Africa’s preparations to host the essential match towards Nigeria, which is able to decide one among Africa’s two representatives at this yr’s Girls’s Olympic Soccer Match in France.

In the meantime, in response to considerations in regards to the scorching weather conditions in Nigeria, the Nigeria Soccer Federation (NFF) requested a change within the kick-off time for the primary leg of the fixture.

Ruth David, NFF’s Director of Competitions, confirmed that the Confederation of African Soccer (CAF) has permitted the request to maneuver the match from 4:00 pm to five:00 pm on the MKO Abiola Nationwide Stadium.

The South African Soccer Affiliation has introduced that the Loftus Versfeld Stadium in Pretoria will host the return leg of the match on Tuesday, ninth April. The sport will start at 7.30pm South Africa time, which is 6.30pm Nigerian time.

For the primary leg, Nigeria will play… pic.twitter.com/iXQitc7l8E

— Ayomide Oguntimehin (@ayo_oguntimehin) March 13, 2024

This adjustment goals to prioritize the well-being of the gamers and guarantee optimum taking part in situations for the essential encounter between Nigeria and South Africa.

NB: Nigeria and South Africa will face off within the remaining spherical of Olympic qualifiers. Who do you assume will win? Share your predictions within the feedback beneath..

Ayomide Oguntimehin


Ayomide Oguntimehin

Ayomide Oguntimehin is a CAF-accredited sports activities journalist and an Editor at Soccernet.ng, with a confirmed monitor report in conducting interviews with Tremendous Eagles stars akin to William Troost-Ekong, Taiwo Awoniyi, Vibrant Osayi-Samuel, Ademola Lookman, and plenty of others. He has additionally made a major affect in breaking switch information tales.

Grounded in video enhancing, video journalism, social media administration, and content material technique, Ayomide brings a wealth of experience to his work.

With a Bachelor’s diploma in English Language from Adeyemi School of Training and a Grasp’s Diploma in College Library and Media Know-how from the College of Ibadan, Ayomide is well-prepared to excel within the subject.

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