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VIDEO: S’Africa can’t beat Eagles at the AFCON semis, says Saudi ’89 hero



Samuel Elijah KFA

Ex international and Dammam, Saudi 89 hero, Samuel Elijah, MON, believes that current squad of the Bafana Bafana of South Africa, will find beating the Super Eagles of Nigeria difficult.

He says that the Nigerian national team at the ongoing African Cup of Nations, AFCON, a has evolved a new playing technique that is not only unique but also a world beater.

Elijah was part of the record making Flying Eagles who in Saudi Arabia won silver at the FIFA Under 21.

Hallmark of the competition was the team’s match with the defunct soviet union.

Flying Eagles from four goals down fought back and won the match after Elijah, a defender scored the third goal after overlapping, while also scoring the final goal in the penalty shoot out.

Ahead the semi final debacle in Cote de’Ivoire, Elijah, now the technical director at the Kwara Football Academy, broke down the Super Eagles formation in an interview with DDM Youtube channel. [Watch]

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