2026 WCQ: Super Eagles Drop Points Again After 1-1 Draw With South Africa

It was yet another drop points for the Super Eagles after they had to come back from a goal down to draw 1-1 with South Africa’s Bafana Bafana on matchday 3 of the 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.

The Eagles have now failed to win three consecutive games in the qualifiers and are in fifth place on three points while South Africa occupy fourth place on four points.

Also, they have now failed to beat South Africa in three consecutive home games.

Themba Zwane gave the South Africans the lead against the run of play before Fisayo Dele-Bashiru equalised for the Eagles early in the second half.

Up next for the Eagles is an away trip to Côte d’Ivoire where they will face third placed Benin Republic on Monday, June 10.

Paul Onuachu had the first chance on three minutes but could not direct his header on target from close

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