AFCON 2019 – Africa Cup of Nations ,
The Super Eagles defeated Burundi and Guinea with the same 1-0 margin which puts them top with six points.
On the other hand, Madagascar drew 1-1 with the Syli Stars and defeated the Swallows 1-0 in their second game giving have four points in total.

The three-time African champions who have already ensured their place in the next round will be looking to continue their perfect record in the group.

A draw for the tournament debutants will go also book their place in the round of 16 even if they lose to Nigeria.

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Gernot Rohr is expected to make changes in his squad as captain John Mikel Obi, Samuel Chukwueze and Paul Onuachu could return to the starting XI.

Both countries have met five times and Nigeria have won four, drawn one, as Madagascar are yet to score a goal against the Super Eagles.

Madagascar: Adrien; Metanire, Razakanantenaina, Fontaine, Mombris; Andriamahitsinoro; Nomenjanahary, Ilaimaharitra; Andrianantenaina, Amada; Andriatsima

Nigeria: Akpeyi; Awaziem, Troost-Ekong, Omeruo, Aina; Mikel, Etebo; Simon, Iwobi, Musa; Onuachu

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Date: Sunday, June 30

Time: 5pm (Nigerian time)

Venue: Alexandria Stadium, Egypt

Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Mohamed Salah did not know he was a huge admirer of some DR Congo players as they had a post-game selfie with the Egyptian striker.

The 26-year-old opened his account in the AFCON tournament with a sublime goal and assisted another as the Pharaoh’s won by 2-0.


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