After escaping a fighting performance by minnows Burundi, Nigeria would hope to get in their rhythm and improve their performance going ahead in the tournament. The 3 time African winner is now set to compete Guinea in the team’s second Group B game.
Guinea are entering the contest after splitting points with Madagascar, where the game ended 2-2, The African nation has a lot to introspection ahead of them with games against Burundi and Nigeria remains to be played.
Venue: Alexandria Stadium, Egypt
Date & Time: 26th June 2019, 8:00 PM
Nigeria Vs Guinea: About the teams
The Nigeria national football team represents Nigeria in international association football and is controlled by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). They are three-time Africa Cup of Nations winners, with their recent title in 2013.
The Guinea national football team, nicknamed Syli nationale (National Elephants) represents Guinea and is controlled by the Guinean Football Federation. They have never qualified for the World Cup finals, and their best finish in the Africa Cup of Nations was second in 1976.
Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Ola Aina, Jamilu Collins, Wilfred Ndidi, William Troost-Ekong, Leon Balogun, Ahmed Musa, Peter Etebo, Odion Ighalo, John Obi Mikel(captain), Henry Onyekuru, Shehu Abdullahi, Samuel Chukwueze, Paul Onuachu, Moses Simon, Daniel Akpeyi, Samuel Kalu, Alex Iwobi, John Ogu, Chidozie Awaziem, Victor Osimhen, Kenneth Omeruo, Francis Uzoho
Naby Yattara, Mohamed Yattara, Issiaga Sylla, Amadou Diawara, Ernest Seka, Simon Falette, Mady Camara, Naby Keïta(captain), José Kanté, François Kamano, Idrissa Sylla, Ibrahim Koné, Ibrahima Cissé, Ousmane Sidibé, Julian Jeanvier, Ibrahima Traoré, Boubacar Fofana, Mikael Dyrestam, Bengali-Fodé Koita, Lass Bangoura, Sory Kaba, Aly Keita, Fodé Camara
Head to Head Record between Nigeria and Guinea in previous clashes
Nigeria and Guinea have never met before and have no previous head to head stats.
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Probable Playing XI for Nigeria Vs Guinea 2019
Nigeria Playing XI: Akpeyi; Awaziem, Troost-Ekong, Omeruo, Aina; Ndidi, Etebo; Chukwueze, Mikel, Iwobi; Ighalo/Onuachu
Guinea Playing XI: Aly Keita; Dyrestam, Jeanvier, Falette, Sylla; Diawara; Traore, Cisse, Naby Keita, Kamano; Kaba/Yattara