Found August 14, 2013 on Afrikan Soccer:
PLAYERS: Nelson Mandela
South Africa vrs Nigeria VVV Venlo striker Uche Nwafor came off the bench to score a brace to hand Nigeria 2-0 victory over South Africa in the Nelson Mandela Challenge at the Moses Mabhida Stadium on Wednesday night. The game was full of goal scoring chances for both sides but the Super eagles proved to be stronger in the second half after Coach Steve Keshi introduced Nwafor, Victor Moses and Ahmed Musa coming at the break to reinforce the attack. The match got off to a slow start but in the 11th minute Itumeleng Khune was forced to come out of his line to intercept a long pass that was destined for Nnamdi Oduamadi, while Tshepo Masilela fired wide at the other end three minutes later. Bernard Parker then managed to get behind the defence of the Super Eagles on the left in the 24th minute, but his low cross fizzed across goal despite Siphiwe Tshabalala’s diving attempt at the far post. Three minutes later, John Ogu came closer to opening the crossbar with a brilliant curled effort ...
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