Sporting activities News of Sunday, 30 June 2019
The final round matches of the Team stage of the 2019 AFCON commences today with hosts, Egypt and three-time champions Nigeria in action.
Both international locations have now experienced to the future spherical but they have their glory and perfect document to safeguard when they meet Madagascar and Uganda in their respective team matches.
Our initially activity of the day is amongst the Tremendous Eagles and Madagascar. Madagascar have been a surprised component in the event, drawing just one and successful a person of their very first two online games.
With their four details, the workforce is in pole position to make the last 16 but a gain right now will assure them a area in the subsequent spherical.
The Super Eagles have a 100 p.c report in the event, successful two and conceding no intention in individuals matches.
The bonus difficulty has last but not least been solved so Rohr and his fees have no motive to falter this time all-around.
Burundi and Guinea will square it off in the other Group B sport with every facet needing a gain to stand a likelihood of skills.
Madagascar could come to be the seventh country to go unbeaten in their to start with a few Africa Cup of Nations matches, and the to start with since Cape Verde in 2013.
Nigeria have gained their last 6 game titles at the Africa Cup of Nations – only Egypt have enjoyed a greater operate in the historical past of the match.
Nigeria have now experienced for the knockout rounds, this getting the 13th successive situation in which they have sophisticated further than the group stage.
Each matches kick off at the same time at 4:00 pm