SUPER EAGLES of Nigeria picked a first AFCON finals ticket since 2013 after being held to a 1-1 draw by the BAFANA BAFANA of SOUTH-AFRICA at the FNB STADIUM in JOHANESBURG on Saturday.

SAMUEL KALU put the three –time champions ahead in the 9th minute of the first half after centre referee PAPA GASSAMA had earlier ruled an AHMED MUSA  goal off-side in the 6th minute.

The SOUTH-AFRICANS were level in the 26th minute through MOTHIBA after man of the match PERCY  TAU mesmerized the Nigerian defence.

Nigeria have now joined hosts CAMEROON, MADAGASCAR, SENEGAL, TUNISIA, EGYPT, MOROCCO and UGANDA as the teams already guaranteed slots at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

In other results:

SEYCHELLES 1-8 LIBYA

COMOROS 2-1 MALAWI

UGANDA 1-0 CAPE VERDE

GABON 0-1 MALI

NAMIBIA 0-0 GUINEA-BISSAU

EQUATORIAL GUINEA 0-1 SENEGAL

GAMBIA 3- BENIN

MADAGASCAR 1-3 SUDAN

CONGO VS DR CONGO

MOZAMBIQUE 1-0 ZAMBIA

ESWATINI 1-2 NIGER

RWANDA 2-2 CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

ETHIOPIA 0-2 GHANA

TOGO 1-4 ALGERIA

ANGOLA 2-1 BURKINA FASO

LIBERIA 1-0 ZIMBABWE

LESOTHO 1-0 TANZANIA

MAURITANIA VS BOTSWANA

GUINEA VS IVORY COAST

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