Goalkeeper of the Bafana Bafana of South Africa, Itumeleng Khune has mocked the Super Eagles gamers, describing them as very tall, huge and really gradual.
Khune mentioned they don’t seem to be fearful of the intimidating profile of gamers of the Super Eagles of Nigeria forward of their conflict on Saturday.
Khune who’s but to concede a aim within the AFCON 2019 qualifying collection, mentioned he was eyeing one other clear sheet in opposition to the Nigerian facet as they’ve resolved to defend as a staff in tomorrow’s sport.
“They are going to want to bully us, so the only advantage we have is that we have players with small frames but are much faster on the ball,” he mentioned on the pre match convention.
“They are very tall and big, and very slow. So what we need to capitalise on is moving the ball around quickly and getting into small pockets of space, and even utilising the spaces behind their defence and then converting our chances.”
A win for Bafana Bafana will seal their qualification for subsequent yr Africa Cup of Nations whereas a draw will nonetheless preserve their hope of qualifying intact forward of their final group sport in opposition to Seychelles.
In the reverse tie of this fixture, South Africa defeated Nigeria 0-2 in Uyo.