The Super Eagles of Nigeria ended their impressive Group stage phase at the ongoing African Cup of Nations with a 2-0 victory over Guinea Bissau. It obvious that next in the journey to clinch the coveted African Cup of Nations title is the round of 16 tie.
Checkout the Teams That Nigeria Could Face In The Round Of 16.
According to the draw that took place prior to the football event, the winner of Group E which is Nigeria will play with the highest ranked team among the third placed teams which will emerge from Groups B, E and F.
Looking at Group B table after team had played their entire group games, Malawi came third on the log with 4 points after scoring 2 goals and conceding 2. This places the Malawi as a possible opponent for the Super Eagles of Nigeria.
In Group E, the 4 teams which are Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Sierra Leone and Algeria, are all possible opponents of the Super Eagles. No one from this group has neither qualified nor been eliminated from the competition. So it boils down to their match day 3 games.
Group F is the next on the line. From this group, Gambia, Mali and Tunisia are the teams which could face Nigeria in the Round of 16. The final decision will be made after their match day 3 fixture.