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AFCON 2023: Three possible teams Nigeria will face in next round

Nigeria’s journey in the tournament has been closely watched, with performances that have led to both scrutiny and anticipation.


In the upcoming knockout stage of the AFCON 2023, Nigeria’s Super Eagles, having secured the second spot in Group A, are set to face a challenging opponent from Group C.

The potential teams Nigeria might encounter are Senegal, Guinea, or Cameroon.

Senegal
Currently leading Group C, Senegal has demonstrated formidable strength in the tournament, boasting an impressive record with victories over teams like Gambia and Cameroon.

Their final group match against Guinea is crucial as it will determine whether they maintain their top position or potentially face Nigeria if they drop to second place.

Guinea
Positioned second in Group C, Guinea has a chance to top the group if they win against Senegal. Should they remain in second place following their final group match, they are likely to be Nigeria’s opponents in the knockout stage.

Cameroon
Despite a challenging start, Cameroon still holds a chance to advance, depending on their performance in their remaining matches and other results within the group. A significant win for Cameroon, combined with a victory for Senegal over Guinea, could elevate them to the second spot, setting up a potential clash with Nigeria.

Nigeria’s journey in the tournament has been closely watched, with performances that have led to both scrutiny and anticipation.

The final fixtures in Group C will be decisive in shaping Nigeria’s path forward in the tournament. Each potential opponent presents a unique challenge, making the upcoming knockout stage a thrilling prospect for fans and teams alike​​​​.

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