Qualification for the 2019 Africa Cup Nations is still dicey for Nigeria despite the 3-0 win recorded by the Super Eagles on Saturday.

The barren draw between hosts South Africa and Libya has piled more pressure on the Super Eagles despite their 3-0 win in Seychelles.

Determined Libya stayed top of Group E with four points and a healthy goals’ difference of +4, while South Africa remain in second place, also with four points.

Nigeria are stuck in third place with three points and an improved goals’ difference of +1.

But they could well rue not running up the scores against the Pirates of Seychelles as both Libya and South Africa are also expected to win comfortably in Victoria.

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The South Africans could even build a good lead over both Nigeria and Libya after their double-header against Seychelles next month.

The Eagles have a double-header against Libya next month and the results of these two games could well determine Nigeria’s chances of qualifying for 2019 AFCON.

Libya coach Amrouche said after a well-deserved draw in Durban today that he hopes both South Africa and his team advance to the tournament proper.


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