South Africa v Nigeria, 06 September 2008

Score1-0 to Nigeria
RefereeVerson Lwanja
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Africa 1st round group 4
VenueTelkom Park Stadium, Port Elizabeth
Attendance25,000
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.

0  South Africa

Manager: SANTANA Joel

1  Nigeria

Manager: AMODU Shaibu

Goals:

Goals:

Ikechukwu Uche 69 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune
Defender Nasief Morris
Defender/Centre back Mbulelo Mabizela
Defender/Midfielder Siboniso Gaxa
Midfielder Bradley Carnell
Midfielder Kagisho Dikgacoi
Midfielder Teko Modise
Midfielder Siyabonga Nkosi
Midfielder Macbeth Sibaya
Midfielder Simphiwe Tshabalala
Forward Benni McCarthy (captain)

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Dele Aiyenugba
Defender Obinna Nwaneri
Defender Taye Taiwo
Defender/Centre back Danny Shittu
Midfielder Chidi Odiah
Midfielder Seyi Olofinjana
Midfielder Kalu Uche
Midfielder Ayila Yussuf
Midfielder/Forward John Utaka
Forward Ikechukwu Uche
Forward Yakubu (captain)

Substitutions:

Surprise Moriri for Simphiwe Tshabalala 75
Sibusiso Zuma for Macbeth Sibaya 75

Substitutions:

Christian Obodo for Kalu Uche 68
Joseph Akpala for Ikechukwu Uche 80

Cards:

Bradley Carnell 61 Y

Cards:

Kalu Uche 56 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Moneeb Joseph
Defender Innocent Mdledle
Defender Bryce Moon
Defender/Centre back Matthew Booth
Midfielder Lance Davids
Midfielder Surprise Moriri
Forward Sibusiso Zuma

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Greg Etafia
Defender Mohamed Yusuf
Midfielder Christian Obodo
Forward Joseph Akpala