Nigeria vs Sudan: Prediction, kick off time, TV, live stream, team news h2h results - AFCON preview today

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Nigeria take on their second match of their Africa Cup of Nations campaign today with a game against Sudan.

While the Super Eagles endured a chaotic build-up to the tournament, there appeared to be few problems in their opener, a win against fellow heavyweights Egypt.

Moses Simon, Joe Aribo and Kelechi Iheanacho all impressed and a win against Sudan on Saturday would put them safely into the knockout stage.

Sudan, meanwhile, were fairly fortunate to avoid defeat against Guinea Bissau in their opening game after their opponents missed a penalty.

Date, kick-off time and venue

The AFCON meeting is scheduled for a 4pm GMT kick-off on Saturday January 15, 2022.

The Stade Omnisport Roumde Adjia in Yaounde will host.

Where to watch Nigeria vs Sudan

TV channel: The game will be broadcast on Sky Sports Premier League.

Live stream: Sky Sports subscribers will be able to watch the game through the Sky Go app.

Live blog: Follow all of the action LIVE with Standard Sport’s dedicated match blog.

Nigeria vs Sudan lineups and team news

Nigeria XI: Okoye, Aina, Troost-Ekong, Omeruo, Sanusi, Aribo, Ndidi, Chukwueze, Simon, Iheanacho, Awoniyi

Subs: Ajayi, Musa, Onyeka, Onyekuru, Ejuke, Akpeyi, Iwobi, Ebuehi, Uzoho, Umar, Nwakali, Ndah

Sudan XI: Achrine, Alfadni, Nemer, Karshom, Muhamedin, Khidir, Al Rasheed, Abbas, Hamed, Abdelrazig Omer, Ahmed

Subs: Hakeem, Hassan, Ismaeil, Hasoun, Adam, Makki, Mahjoub, Zakaria, Hussien, Mustafa, Bashir, Maki

Nigeria vs Sudan prediction

Nigeria might not be afforded so much open space against Sudan but, frankly, their attack looks amongst the best in the competition.

Nigeria to win 3-0.

Head to head (h2h) history and results

Nigeria wins: 8

Draws: 4

Sudan wins: 2

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