Follow the Starting lineup for South Africa Against Nigeria National Football Team and Live Match Score Results, AFCON 2023 Semi-finals. View the confirmed and predicted lineups for each team before the kickoff.
Match info: On February 07, Nigeria is to play versus South Africa in the Playoffs of the Africa Nations Cup. The match will kick off 17:00 UTC.
Predicted South Africa Against Nigeria National Football Team Lineups
We are anticipating the team formations and line-ups for the upcoming Nigeria vs. South Africa match. While the official starting line-ups are yet to be announced, here is a probable list of players who might start:
- Goalkeeper: Stanley Nwabali
- Defenders: Calvin Bassey, William Ekong, Semi Ajayi, Zaidu Sanusi
- Midfielders: Alex Iwobi, Frank Onyeka, Ola Aina, Ademola Lookman
- Forwards: Moses Simon, Victor Osimhen
- Goalkeeper: Ronwen Williams
- Defenders: Aubrey Modiba, Mothobi Mvala, Grant Kekana, Khuliso Mudau
- Midfielders: Sphephelo Sithole, Teboho Mokoena, Percy Tau, Themba Zwane
- Forwards: Thapelo Morena, Evidence Makgopa
Please note that these are speculative line-ups, and the official formations will be confirmed once the teams are announced. Stay tuned for the latest updates on the starting line-ups.
Confirmed Starting Lineup for South Africa Against Nigeria
Preview of South Africa’s Starting Lineup Today
Thembinkosi Lorch: Navigating Tight Spaces with Grace Thembinkosi Lorch’s playing style is marked by an exceptional ability to navigate through tight defensive formations. Operating as a forward and attacking midfielder, Lorch showcases impressive dribbling skills that leave defenders trailing in his wake. His goal-scoring prowess, whether from open play or set-pieces, adds a crucial dimension to South Africa’s attacking strategies.
Themba Zwane: The Midfield Maestro At the heart of the midfield, Themba Zwane distinguishes himself with technical proficiency and creative flair. Recognized for his exquisite ball control and precise ball manipulation, Zwane brings an artistic touch to the team. His vision and passing abilities contribute to unlocking opposition defenses, establishing him as a linchpin in South Africa’s midfield.
Bradley Cross: Defensive Resilience at Its Finest As a central defender, Bradley Cross serves as a stalwart in South Africa’s defensive line. His defensive prowess includes adept tackling and intercepting opposition attacks. Additionally, Cross’s dominance in aerial duels, both defensively and offensively during set-pieces, adds a crucial layer of resilience to the team’s defensive strategy.