AFCON 2021: Nigeria Take On Tunisia In Second Round

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will on Sunday clash with Tunisia in the second round of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) being held in Cameroon.

Naija News reports that fixtures for the second round was disclosed today after the final group game.

Tunisia, who lost to Gambia 1-0 on Thursday, will play highflying Nigeria as one of the four third-placed countries.

The Super Eagles topped their group, claiming the maximum nine points after winning all three matches, a feat they last achieved in 2006.

Meanwhile, Egypt, who finished second in Nigeria’s group will have to step up and beat Ivory Coast for a place in the Quarter-Finals.

Tournament host Cameroon will take on giant killers Comoros, who beat Ghana last time out.

The full fixtures:

23 JAN

Burkina Faso v Gabon – 17:00
Nigeria v Tunisia – 20:00

24 JAN

Guinea v Gambia – 17:00
Cameroon v Comoros – 20:00

25 JAN

Senegal v Cape Verde – 17:00
Morocco v Malawi – 20:00

26 JAN

Ivory Coast v Egypt – 17:00
Mali v Equatorial Guinea – 20:00

This article was originally published on Naija News

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