2022 Schedule

2022 Schedule
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3dReuters

Tunisia bounce 10-man Nigeria from AFCON

Captain Youssef Msakni scored with a long-range shot to hand COVID-hit Tunisia an improbable 1-0 win over 10-man Nigeria in Garoua on Sunday.

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5dReuters

African World Cup playoffs: Salah vs. Mane

Liverpool teammates Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane face each other in the African World Cup playoffs, after Egypt and Senegal were drawn together.

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5dColin Udoh

Nigeria's Troost-Ekong is inspired at AFCON

Nigeria's William Troost-Ekong has recaptured his best form as the Super Eagles won all three of their group games at the Africa Cup of Nations.

Nigeria fan shows off impressive keepy-uppy skills during interview (0:19)
7d
Will Nigeria stay hot against Guinea-Bissau at AFCON? (1:22)
8d
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11dReuters

Nigeria beat Sudan, into AFCON knockouts

Nigeria recorded a comfortable 3-1 win over Sudan in Garoua at the Africa Cup of Nations finals, ensuring that they progress to the knockout phase.

Nigeria 'vibrant and aggressive' in AFCON win vs. Egypt (1:20)
15d
Will Mohamed Salah be the difference for Egypt vs. Nigeria? (1:40)
16d
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21dReuters

Nigeria's Ighalo out of AFCON over 'club issues'

Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo will not play at the Africa Cup of Nations after his club refused to let him go, officials confirmed on Thursday.

Ranieri would've been fine with Dennis heading to AFCON (0:48)
27d
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27dESPN

Dennis to miss AFCON as Watford 'baring fangs'

Nigeria striker Emmanuel Dennis has been excused from participating at the Africa Cup of Nations as his club side Watford are "baring fangs."

RankingsAfrica Cup of Nations

Goal Difference4Tied-2nd
Goals Scored6Tied-3rd
Assists3Tied-5th
Goals Conceded2Tied-6th