Nigeria v South Africa, 01 June 2008

Score2-0 to Nigeria
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Africa 1st round group 4
VenueAbuja National Stadium, Abuja
Attendance60,000
Although South Africa qualifield for the 2010 FIFA World Cup finals as hosts, this matched doubled as qualification for the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations in Angola.

2  Nigeria

Manager: Shuaibu Amodu

0  South Africa

Manager: Joel Santana

Goals:

Ikechukwu Uche 10 G
Obinna Nwaneri 44 G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama
Defender Obinna Nwaneri
Defender Taye Taiwo
Defender Mohamed Yusuf
Defender/Midfielder Joseph Yobo
Midfielder Yussuf Ayila
Midfielder John Obi Mikel
Midfielder Kalu Uche
Midfielder/Forward John Utaka
Forward Yakubu Ayegbeni
Forward Ikechukwu Uche

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Rowen Fernandez
Defender Bevan Fransman
Defender Tshepo Masilela
Defender Bryce Moon
Defender/Centre back Aaron Mokoena
Midfielder Lance Davids
Midfielder Kagisho Dikgacoi
Midfielder Surprise Moriri
Midfielder Steven Pienaar
Midfielder Macbeth Sibaya
Forward Delron Buckley

Substitutions:

Victor Anichebe for Yakubu Ayegbeni 60
Seyi Olofinjana for Yussuf Ayila 68
Nwankwo Kanu for Kalu Uche 69

Substitutions:

Thembinkosi Fanteni for Delron Buckley 60
Excellent Walaza for Steven Pienaar 77
Innocent Mdledle for Tshepo Masilela 82

Cards:

Cards:

Kagisho Dikgacoi 25 Y
Aaron Mokoena 52 Y
Macbeth Sibaya 70 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Greg Etafia
Midfielder Victor Obinna
Midfielder Chidi Odiah
Midfielder Seyi Olofinjana
Forward Victor Anichebe
Forward Nwankwo Kanu

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Moneeb Joseph
Defender Bongani Khumalo
Defender Innocent Mdledle
Defender/Midfielder Siboniso Gaxa
Midfielder Simphiwe Tshabalala