Guinea-Bissau vs Nigeria: Predictions, H2H, lineups and match preview of the AFCON 2023 fixture
The AFCON 2023 stage is set for the Super Eagles to have a grand finale in the group stages of the tournament, as the final group A fixtures, one of which is Guinea-Bissau vs Nigeria, will be played today, Monday, January 22, 2024.
The Super Eagles of Nigeria will be looking to secure at least a point in the fixture against Guinea-Bissau to ensure qualification into the round of 16 of AFCON 2023, and Guinea-Bissau has confirmed that the team will be playing for pride in today's fixture.
As far-fetched as it may sound, Guinea-Bissau has consistently been a thorn in the flesh of Nigeria on the biggest of stages, and as such, this will be a tricky tie for Nigeria to ensure their AFCON 2023 qualification.
Team News for Guinea-Bissau vs Nigeria AFCON 2023
With the entirety of the Nigeria squad available for selection for the Guinea-Bissau vs Nigeria fixture, the Super Eagles head coach Peseiro might be looking to give some players who have not played so far a few minutes on the ball with this fixture.
Alhassan Yusuf has not been confirmed as a selection for this fixture but fans can't rule out the probability of him missing this as well in a bid to get him fully fit for the round of 16 if Nigeria progresses.
Guinea-Bissau's head coach, Juan Micha will be looking to pull all the stops in ensuring that his country gets at least one point from the fixture.
Guinea-Bissau vs Nigeria predicted lineups
Goalkeeper: Ouparine Djoco.
Defenders: Fali Candé, Sori Mané, Marcelo Djaló, Jefferson Encada.
Midfielders: Moreto Cassama, Janio Bikel, Alfa Semedo.
Forwards: Mama Baldé, Franculino Dju, Mauro Rodrigues.
Goalkeeper: Francis Uzoho.
Defenders: Calvin Bassey, Kenneth Omeru, Semi Ajayi, Ola Aina,
Midfielders: Kelechi Iheanacho, Aribo.
Forwards: Ademola Lookman, Victor Osimhen, Moses Simon.
Date, kick-off time and venue
Guinea-Bissau vs Nigeria is scheduled for a 6 pm WAT kick-off time today, Monday, January 22, 2024, at the Felix Houphouet-Boigny Stadium in Abidjan, Ivory Coast
Where to watch Guinea-Bissau vs Nigeria
The highly anticipated fixture can be watched on the following channels based on your location Supersport, NTA Sports 24, Sky Sports, StarTimes, New World Sport and Canal+.
Guinea-Bissau vs Nigeria head-to-head (h2h) history
Guinea-Bissau wins: 1
Nigeria wins: 2
Nigeria is expected to secure a comfortable victory over Guinea Bissau but with the possible changes that might occur in the squad, we predict a 3-1 scoreline in favour of Nigeria.