AFCON: Nigeria to face Tunisia in round of 16

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

Morocco v Malawi, Yaounde (Ahmadou Ahidjo), 1900

Wednesday, Jan 26

Ivory Coast v Egypt, Douala, 1600

Mali v Equatorial Guinea, Limbe, 1900

Quarter-finals

Saturday, Jan 29

Guinea or Gambia v Cameroon or Comoros, Douala, 1600

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

Semi-finals

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

Final

Sunday, Feb 6

Winning semi-finalists, Yaounde (Olembe), 1900

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