Nigeria vs South Africa: Don’t be distracted by VAR, fans advise Super Eagles

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As the quarter-finals of the ongoing African Cup of Nations get underway, football fans in Nasarawa State have advised the Super Eagles to focus on their encounter against South Africa.

The fans said they should not be distracted by decisions made by the Video Assistant Referee which is to be used in the encounter.reports that Nigeria takes on South Africa in one of the two 2019 AFCON quarter-finals matches on Wednesday and VAR is expected to be used from this stage of the competition till the end.

“Players get jittery over the decision of VAR. I don’t want that to be the case for our boys. They should concentrate and not be distracted irrespective of what VAR decides. I am happy many of our players are already exposed to VAR. “VAR has worked in other continents but in Africa, it is either one problem or the other. So, I want CAF to go the extra mile to ensure that there are no shortcomings this time,” he said.

He also questioned some reviews called by VAR in the just-concluded FIFA Women World Cup and called on CAF to appoint trusted officials to handle the VAR so that only genuine cases were reviewed.


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Oready I told Nig 2 South Africa 1

..After today's match, we will start to hear the followings ' let's go back to the drawing board' 'There are several stars in our local league' ' We don't need foreign coach' ' Buhari's bad luck affected the team' ' We didn't put on our shine shine jersey' Add yours😂🤣😂😅

Wish you guys the best. I expect N 2: S 0 win today!!

Wish them all the best

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