SPORTS DAY: Bafana have to tune out Nigeria mind games
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Baxter dismisses Bafana favourite tag
Stuart Baxter is not buying Nigeria counterpart Gernot Rohr’s assertion that Bafana Bafana are now the Africa Cup of Nations favourites after shocking hosts Egypt in the last-16 on Saturday. Baxter said Rohr was playing mind games. “Not at all. I think the Nigerians are absolutely one of the best teams on the continent. They have been for a long time‚” Baxter said. “They have been a powerhouse of African football for a long time. And one game doesn’t make us favourites.”..