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2026 WCQ: Bafana Bafana Stranded At Port Harcourt Airport

2026 WCQ: Bafana Bafana Stranded At  Port Harcourt Airport

Players and officials of Bafana Bafana of South Africa spent the night in Port Harcourt on Wednesday after they were unable to travel to Uyo.

The contingent breezed into Port Harcourt from Johannesburg on Wednesday night.

They were however unable to travel to Uyo as the airport had closed by the time the team was scheduled to take off.

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Bafana Bafana all things being equal will make the trip to Uyo on Thursday morning.

Hugo Broos’ side are expected to have a feel of the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo later today.

The former African champions will take on the Super Eagles in a 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifier at the ground on Friday.

The highly anticipated encounter will kick-off at 8pm Nigeria time.

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  • OJON ABIODUN 7 days ago

    Its Just that in Nigeria, we are hospitable and entertain our guests well unlike other countries where they are very hostile and inimical to their guests. I would have urge the NFF to deploy the normal African antics of delaying their flights further and make them suffer. Its just that we can repay evil with evil but with good.

    • PURIFIED 7 days ago

      My brother, I feel we should be nice to them, it is sportsmanship to be nice to your opponents before and after the competitions. No need to introduce any antics against SA. Don’t forget, SP will go back there to play with them too. So do unto others what you would want them to do to you.

    • We will not repay evil with evil. The Super Falcons were completely abandoned after their win against the Banyana Banyana in the Olympic qualifiers in South Africa.
      Let it ring in their heads that we are way better than them.

    • Baba 6 days ago

      You can try that if this is the final leg with South Africa. Bear in mind the Super Eagles will still travel to South Africa sometime later for the other leg and they may want to revenge.
      So let’s just be nice to them at this stage of the competition.

      • When did we get such mentality.. do you think we will win if we play dirty. Nigerians come on stop stooping so low. If we claim to be giants then we should act like it. Giants dont play dirty tricks to win. They should want to win against full strength opponents not weakened ones.

        Be wise


    Why is the editor always saying former African champion in respect to SA, Are we not Former African Champions too. We won it 3 times while they won it just once.

    • Jide Dola 6 days ago

      I was just about to ask who’he’s referring to as formal champ.
      I wonder if that is a mockery or praise. May be he thought we’re playing Cameroon.

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