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Hapless Bafana crash out of Chan

Johannesburg – Nigeria beat Bafana Bafana 3-1 in their African Nations Championship match, as South Africa were eliminated from the competition, in their final group A clash in Cape Town on Sunday.

Christantus Ejike opened the scoring in the 22nd minute, before Ifeanyi Ede scored the second – from the penalty spot – eight minutes later.

Fuad Salami of Nigeria goes down under a challenge from Moeneeb Josephs. Nigeria were awarded a penalty for this challenge, resulting in a goal against Bafana. Picture: Shaun Roy/Gallo Images. Credit: Gallo Images

Ejike made it 3-0 to Nigeria in the 63rd minute to put the result beyond doubt.

Bernard Parker scored a consolation goal for the hosts, through a penalty in the 81st minute. – Sapa

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