#AFCON: Nigeria Know Opponents As CAF Releases Knockout Stage Fixtures


Africa Cup of Nations last-16 fixtures (all times GMT):

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will face Tunisia in the Africa Cup of Nations last-16 stage.

Nigeria finished Group D with a third successive win as they beat Guinea-Bissau 2-0, leaving runners-up Egypt to face Ivory Coast in the next round.

Three-time former winners Nigeria continued their fine start to the competition by sweeping aside Guinea-Bissau courtesy of second-half goals from Umar Sadiq and Captain William Troost-Ekong.

The Super Eagles will stay in Garoua to play third-placed team Tunisia in the last 16 on Sunday.

Cape Verde will take on Sadio Mane’s Senegal in Bafoussam on January 25, while Malawi will meet Morocco on the same day in Yaounde after reaching the knockout rounds for the first time.

Africa Cup of Nations last-16 fixtures (all times 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


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