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AFCON 2019: Nigeria face Cameroon in Round of 16

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Nigeria will face defending champions Cameroon in the Round of 16 of the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt.

The Super Eagles qualified for the knockout phase after finishing as Group B runners-up following their 2-0 defeat to Madagascar.

They now face the Indomitable Lions who booked their place in the knockout phase after Benin Republic held them to a 0-0 draw at Ismailia Stadium, Ismailia on Tuesday.

Fairytale qualifiers Madagascar stay in Alexandria, where they stunned three-time former champions Nigeria to win Group B, for a showdown with DR Congo.

Tunisia have been a major disappointment so far under French coach Alain Giresse, failing to win any of three group matches.

ROUND OF 16 MATCHES

Morocco vs Benin

Uganda vs Senegal

Nigeria vs Cameroon

Egypt vs South Africa

Madagascar vs DR Congo

Algeria vs Guinea

Mali vs Ivory Coast

Ghana vs Tunisia

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