AFCON 2019 Semi-Final Fixtures – Super Eagles of Nigeria has booked their place into AFCON 2019 Semi-Final after defeating Bafana Bafana of South Africa on Wednesday Evening. After AFCON 2019 Semi-Final Fixtures, Nigeria Super Eagles will face their Algeria counterpart in their next game.
Nigeria Super Eagles to Face Algeria in Semi-Final
Nigeria will take on Algeria in one of the semi-final matches of the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday in Egypt.
The Super Eagles had booked their place in the last four yesterday, following a 2-1 win over South Africa.
Algeria needed penalties to defeat Ivory Coast after the game ended 1-1 in full time.
The semi-final will be played at the Cairo International Stadium and kicks off 8 pm West African time.
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The winner of this tie will face the team that emerges from Senegal vs Tunisia half of the draw in the final.
The two semi-final fixtures at the Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, have been confirmed, following the completion of the quarter-final matches on Thursday.
In the first game, Senegal will take on Tunisia, who defeated Madagascar in the previous round.
Nigeria will clash with Algeria, who defeated Ivory Coast in the last eight, later on, Sunday in Cairo.
AFCON 2019 Semi-Final Fixtures, Date and Time
- Sunday, July 14
17:00 Senegal vs Tunisia in Cairo
20:00 Nigeria vs Algeria in Cairo
How Rohr predicted Nigeria vs Algeria semi-final clash
Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, had predicted a semi-final meeting with Algeria, even before a ball was kicked Thursday evening.
And in his opinion, the Desert Foxes are the best team at the Africa Cup of Nations.
Nigeria beat South Africa 2-1 to qualify for the last four, while the North Africans saw off Ivory Coast yesterday.
“At first we have to recover well because it was not easy, we avoided extra time. We don’t have any injuries.
“No suspension, no injury. We have to watch the game of Algeria, for the moment they are perhaps the best team in the tournament, so it will be a very big challenge to beat Algeria,” Rohr told reporters.
The game will be played on Sunday, July 12 at the Cairo International Stadium.
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