Super Eagles of Nigeria will slug it out with Tunisia Eagles of Carthage in the knock stage of round 16 at the ongoing African Cup of Nations in Cameroon,Felele247.com confirm.
While the manner of Nigeria’s performance in the group stages of the Africa Cup of Nations will have the Super Eagles in full confidence, they were somewhat unlucky to draw Tunisia in the round of 16.
Now, their opponents barely made much of a statement during their opening three games but still represent a difficult tie, particularly considering some of the other minnows who have progressed.
Still, if Nigeria are going to win the AFCON on Cameroonian soil, these are exactly the kind of games they need to win.
With that in mind, here’s everything you need to know about the game
Date, kick-off time and venue
The AFCON round of 16 clash is scheduled for a 7pm GMT kick-off time on Sunday January 23, 2022.
The Round Adija Stadium in Garoua will host it.
Nigeria vs Tunisia team news
As it stands, neither team have fresh injury concerns.
Nigeria vs Tunisia prediction
Frankly, it’s too hard to look past the Super Eagles following their performances in the group stage.
Nigeria to win 2-0.
Head to head (h2h) history and results
Nigeria wins: 6
Tunisia wins: 6
Other round of 16 games and venues (local time):
Sunday 23 January 2022
17:00 – Burkina Faso v Gabon (Limbe Stadium, Limbe)
20:00 – Nigeria v Tunisia (Roumde Adjia Stadium, Garoua)
Monday 24 January 2022
17:00 – Guinea v Gambia (Kouekong Stadium, Bafoussam)
20:00 – Cameroon v Comoros (Olembe Stadium, Yaounde)
Tuesday 25 January 2022
17:00 – Senegal v Cape Verde (Kouekong Stadium, Bafoussam)
20:00 – Morocco v Malawi (Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium, Yaounde)
Wednesday 26 January 2022
17:00 – Cote d’Ivoire v Egypt (Japoma Stadium, Douala)
20:00 – Mali v Equatorial Guinea (Limbe Stadium, Limbe)