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African Cup Of Nations

Afcon 2023 round of 16 fixtures revealed

The group stage of the TotalEnergies CAF Africa Cup of Nations Cote d’Ivoire 2023 has concluded, paving the way for thrilling knock-out stage clashes.

Following Wednesday night’s last group phase matches, the stage is set for several highly anticipated Round of 16 clashes.

Defending champions Senegal, who are yet to drop a point, will take on tournament hosts Côte d’Ivoire

Two more African heavyweights, Nigeria and Cameroon will play a thrilling encounter on 27 January.

Morocco, who topped their group after conceding just one goal, will next face South Africa.

After winning Group A undefeated, Equatorial Guinea will aim for another upset against Guinea. First-time knockout stage qualifiers Namibia have a stern test against two-time quarterfinalists Angola.

Despite a quiet group stage performance, Egypt’s status as the most successful TotalEnergies CAF AFCON nation makes them dangerous opponents for DR Congo.

Other intriguing match-ups include Mali vs Burkina Faso and Cape Verde vs Mauritania.

 Full fixtures

Credit: CAF

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