Super Eagles have departed Nigeria for Johannesburg ahead of a AFCON 2015 qualifier against South Africa billed for Wednesday in Cape Town.
The Eagles, who were originally scheduled to depart Nigeria for South Africa on Tuesday, however left last night for the crunch match against the Bafana
Nigeria are in a must-win situation against South Africa after surprisingly losing their opening game 3-2 to Congo in Calabar on Saturday.
South Africa lead Group A after they won 3-0 in Sudan on Friday.
Congo will host Sudan on Wednesday in the other match in that group.