By Rasaq Oboirien

The Super Eagles will battle familiar foes Guinea Silly National who defeated Jose Peseiro’s team 2-0 in a pre-AFCON friendly in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates or Cameroon Indomitable Lions in the Round of 16 fixture of the 2023 African Cup of Nations in Cote d’Ivoire.

Nigeria, three-time AFCON champions qualified to the knockout phase with a 1-0 win over the Djurtus of Guinea-Bissau, to finish Group A on the second spot despite being level on 7points with Equatorial Guinea on stayed top of the Group with a +4 goal difference after their shocking 4-0 win over host Cote d’Ivoire.

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SportingSun sourced from the AFCON 2023 Round of 16 pairings, that the Super Eagles having finished second in the group would lock horns against the second placed team from Group C.

As of Monday, either Guinea or Cameroon is likely to finish the group as the second best team after the final Group C matches today.

Meanwhile, Nigeria’s Round of 16 tie will be hosted on Saturday at the Felix Houphouet Boigny Stadium, Abidjan.