Jose Peseiro, the Super Eagles’ head coach, has cautioned his players that they must perform at their peak to beat South Africa.

Nigeria’s Super Eagles will face South Africa’s Bafana Bafana in a semi-final match at the current 2023 Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday.

Despite the three-time winners impressed football fans with their brilliant display in Cote d’Ivoire, Peseiro feels it is vital for the players to offer more than 100% on the field when they meet the South Africans.

“We’re doing a good job. Good organisation and good commitment, we play like a team together,” the Portuguese coach told a press conference in Bouake on Tuesday., February 6.

“It will be a tough match against a good national team.

“We want to beat South Africa to reach the final. For that we have to play a high-level match against a South African team who eliminated Morocco, who did a fantastic World Cup.

“We must play 100% or more to beat a very good team.”

“My belief is that we can win this competition,”he added.

“But they also want to win AFCON, just like us.”



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