Bafana Bafana knocked out of AFCON by Nigeria

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Bafana Bafana has been knocked out of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) quarterfinals by Nigeria when they lost by 2 goals to 1.

Their loss comes after the shocking win against Egypt on Saturday when Thembinkosi Lorch scored on the 85th minute.

Also read: Bafana Bafana beats Egypt and through to the quarterfinals

Fans watched the Nigeria game with high hopes as the boys shocked us with their performance against Egypt.

Bafana didn’t play with the same passion they did when they were playing against Egypt, hence Chukwueze managed to score on the 27th minute.

Zungu managed to equaliae on the 70th minute but Troost-Ekong scored the goal that sealed the deal for Nigeria on the 89th minute from a corner kick.

Bafana Bafana players will be heading home with R520k bonus each for making it to the quarterfinals.

Also read: Here is how much bonus Bafana players will get for reaching the AFCON quarterfinals

Nigeria has registered their 50th victory in AFCON and are in their 14th semi finals.

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Siphiwo Mabaso

Siphiwo is a Sports reporter for Mzansi News Live and is based in Durban, South Africa.