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Nigeria v Egypt predictions, live stream options, team news, XIs

By Mohamed Moallim

Nigeria v Egypt predictions, live stream options, team news, XIs

Published: 17:00, 10 January 2022

Two giants of African football square off when Nigeria and Egypt meet at the Roumdé Adjia Stadium in Garoua on Tuesday afternoon (16:00 UK time).

Between the nation’s they’ve won 10 titles with Egypt the record-holders with seven crowns. However, it’s Nigeria who are the most recent winners having claimed their third championship in 2013.

How to live stream Nigeria vs Egypt online:

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Where to watch Nigeria vs Egypt on TV:

  • UK: Sky Sports (Main Event, Football and Premier League)

Nigeria team news

Since winning their most recent continental title in 2013 it’s been a mixed tournament performance for Nigeria who failed to qualify for back-to-back finals before finishing third last time out. The Super Eagles come into this championship unbeaten in three and in eight previous AFCON meetings with Egypt they ran out winners on three occasions albeit their last success came 32 years ago. If they are to record another victory then it will be without Napoli marksman Victor Osimhen who left Nigeria’s squad due to medical protocol.

Nigeria predicted XI: Okoye; Sanusi, Troost-Ekong, Omeruo, Aina; Onyeka, Ndidi, Aribo; Chukwueze, Iwobi, Iheanacho.

Egypt team news

Carlos Queiroz is also missing a few players including Mohamed Abo Gabal and Ibrahim Adel but Pharaohs talisman Mohamed Salah is ready to lead Egypt’s line. Since debuting for the national team Salah hasnt tasted international success thus adding to his nation’s record seven AFCON titles. Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny is also expected to feature in the opener. Egypt also won the last head-to-head battle in January 2010 when they secured a 3-1 triumph enroute to lifting their most recent title.

Egypt predicted XI: El-Shennawy; Daoud, Hegazi, Fatouh, Ashraf; Fathi, El-Sulya, Elneny; Mohamed, Sherif, Salah.

Scoreline prediction: Nigeria 1-1 Egypt

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