Frank Onyeka declares Nigeria Super Eagles ‘ready’ for South Africa


Super Eagles dynamo Frank Onyeka teases epic showdown between Nigeria and South Africa in AFCON 2023 semifinal.

Brentford midfielder Frank Onyeka has revealed the mood in the Super Eagles camp as they prepare to face rivals South Africa in the Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON 2023, semifinals. 

Pulse Sports Nigeria reports that Onyeka has declared the team ‘ready’ for the clash that has been tagged the ‘amapiano derby’ on Wednesday in Cote d’Ivoire. 


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Onyeka on Nigeria 

The talented Super Eagles midfielder took to his social media account on Instagram to react after helping Nigeria overcome a stubborn Palancas Negras of Angola.

Onyeka noted that the team is set for the next game in a rallying call for the keenly anticipated crunch clash in the last four.

Frank Onyeka during the game against Angola in the AFCON quaterfinal.

Frank Onyeka during the game against Angola in the AFCON quaterfinal. (Photo Credit: Onyeka/IG)

Atlanta BC forward, Ademola Lookman, grabbed the headlines again with the decisive only goal of the clash against Angola. However, Onyeka was instrumental again from midfield.

Now he has sent an upbeat message ahead of the semi-final against Bafana Bafana, saying: “We’re ready for the next chapter of this adventure!” on his Instagram page. 

Onyeka says Nigeria is ready to take on South Africa in the semis.

Onyeka says Nigeria is ready to take on South Africa in the semis. (Photo Credit: Onyeka/IG)

The 26-year-old has been a constant feature for the Nigeria Super Eagles having featured in all five matches so far in the 34th AFCON.

Onyeka went about his job quietly against the Palancas Negras, winning 100% of his tackles, 100% of his aerial duels, and eight recoveries in addition to creating two chances and making two key passes. 

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