Nigeria Vs Sudan Match – The Super Eagle will today 15th January take his counterpart Sudan in their second leg stage group D on ongoing Afcon 2022. Nigeria and Sudan will meet on Saturday at Roumde Adjia Stadium in Matchday 2 of Group D of the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations, Cameroon 2021.
Nigeria Vs Sudan Match Date, Time, Line Up and Scores
Date: January 15, 2022
Time : 17:00 local time (16:00 GMT) 5pm Nig. Time
Venue: Roumde Adjia, Garoua
Match: Nigeria – Sudan
Following are the match facts from Opta:
Nigeria and Sudan are meeting for the third time at the Africa Cup of Nations, but it’s their first encounter at the tournament for 46 years. Sudan won the first match 4-0 in the 1963 group phase whilst Nigeria won the second 1-0 in 1976.
● Nigeria have won 10 of their last 12 Africa Cup of Nations games (L2), keeping six clean sheets.
● Following a draw in their opening match against Guinea-Bissau (0-0), Sudan have managed just one win in their last 14 Africa Cup of Nations games (D6 L7), dating back to the 1972 edition.
● Nigeria won their opening game (1-0 against Egypt) to an Africa Cup of Nations for the second tournament running, having failed to win their first match in four of their previous five appearances (W1 D1 L3). The Super Eagles are looking to win their opening two matches to an Africa Cup of Nations in consecutive tournaments for the very first time.
● After scoring in his very first Africa Cup of Nations game, Kelechi Iheanacho could become the first Nigerian player to score in his first two AFCON appearances since Emmanuel Emenike in January 2013.
Sudan play Guinea-Bissau, Nigeria, and Egypt in Group D of the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon from January 11.
In their first match, Sudan drew against Guinea-Bissau 0-0 as Judilson ‘Pele’ Gomes missed a penalty.
Falcons of Jediane (Sudan)’s next opponents are the super Eagles of Nigeria. The match is expected to be played on Saturday at the Stade Roumdé Adjia in Garoua.
Popular name: Jediane Falcons
Rankings: 33 Africa, 125 world
Captain: Salah Nimr
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