AFCON 2021: Nigeria Tackles Tunisia In Knockout Round

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will trade tackles with the Tunisian national team in the second stage of the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations involving 16 countries that qualified from the first round..

Nigeria finished at the top of the table in Group D beating Egypt 1-O, Sudan 3-1 and Guinea-Bissau 2-0, leaving runners-up Egypt to face Ivory Coast in the round of 16 teams.

The three times champion will remain in Garoua venue to play Tunisia in the last 16 on Sunday.

In other groupings, Cape Verde will take on Sadio Mane’s Senegal in Bafoussam on January 25, while debutantes, Malawi will meet Morocco on the same day in Yaounde.

All the 16 fixtures and kick off time (GMT):
Sunday, Jan 23
Burkina Faso v Gabon, Limbe, 1600
Nigeria v Tunisia, Garoua, 1900

Monday, Jan 24
Guinea v Gambia, Bafoussam, 1600
Cameroon v Comoros, Yaounde (Olembe), 1900

Tuesday, Jan 25
Senegal v Cape Verde, Bafoussam, 1600
Morocco v Malawi, Yaounde (Ahmadou Ahidjo), 1900

Wednesday, Jan 26
Ivory Coast v Egypt, Douala, 1600
Mali v Equatorial Guinea, Limbe, 1900

Saturday, Jan 29
Burkina Faso or Gabon v Nigeria or Tunisia, Garoua, 1900

Sunday, Jan 30
Ivory Coast or Egypt v Morocco or Malawi, Yaounde (Olembe), 1600
Senegal or Cape Verde v Mali or Equatorial Guinea, Douala, 1900

Wednesday, Feb 2
Burkina Faso, Gabon, Nigeria or Tunisia v Senegal, Cape Verde, Mali or Equatorial Guinea, Douala, 1900

Thursday, Feb 3
Guinea, Gambia, Cameroon or Comoros v Ivory Coast, Egypt, Morocco or Malawi, Yaounde (Olembe), 1900

Third place:
Sunday, Feb 6
Losing semi-finalists, Yaounde (Ahmadou Ahidjo), 1600

Sunday, Feb 6

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