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Nigeria next match: Date, time for Super Eagles vs Angola in AFCON 2023 quarterfinals

Nigeria are competing at the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations hoping to become continental champions for the fourth time in their history.

The Super Eagles began the tournament in the Ivory Coast as the sixth-highest-ranked nation and without a trophy win since 2013, yet expectations were still high for a squad spearheaded by Napoli star striker Victor Osimhen.

They successfully navigated a potentially difficult group phase without losing a game to qualify for the knockout rounds. With Tunisia and Algeria having surprisingly been eliminated already, and with the likes of Egypt and the host nation struggling for top form, Nigeria have found themselves looking like real contenders to win the title.

Of course, the competition now begins in earnest  with the Round of 16, with single-elimination ties to decide which eight teams progress to the quarterfinals. Nigeria defeated Cameroon 2-0 in arguably the pick of the matchups, and they will now contest a quarterfinal against Angola.

Below, The Sporting News has details of their next AFCON match in early 2024.

Nigeria’s next match: Date, time of Super Eagles vs Angola

Nigeria’s next match at the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations is in the quarterfinals against Angola.

The fixture takes place at the Felix Houphouet Boigny Stadium in Abidjan, Ivory Coast and kicks off on Friday, February 2 at 5 p.m. local time.

Here’s how the date and time translate to some of the major territories:

Date Kickoff time
USA Fri, Feb. 2 1:00 p.m. ET
Canada Fri, Feb. 2 1:00 p.m. ET
UK Fri, Feb. 2 5:00 p.m. GMT
Australia Sat, Feb. 3 4:00 a.m. AEDT
India Fri, Feb. 2 10:30 a.m. IST

Nigeria vs Angola live stream, TV channel

Here’s how to watch this match across selected areas of the world’s major regions:

Region TV Streaming
USA BeIN Sports BeIN Sports Connect
Canada BeIN Sports

Fubo, BeIN Sports Connect, Fanatiz

UK Sky Sports Football, Sky Sports Main Event Sky GO, Now TV
Australia BeIN Sports Connect
India FanCode

 

Nigeria AFCON 2023 schedule, results

Nigeria were drawn in Group A of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations alongside host nation Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, and Guinea-Bissau.

The Super Eagles started their campaign with a draw against Equatorial Guinea before defeating the hosts 1-0 thanks to William Troost-Ekong’s penalty. They then beat Guinea-Bissau by the same scoreline through an own goal from Opa Sangante.

In the Round of 16, they defeated Cameroon 2-0 thanks to two goals from Ademola Lookman.

Date Opponent Competition phase Result
Sun, Jan. 14 Equatorial Guinea Group stage MD1 1-1 D
Thurs, Jan. 18 Ivory Coast Group stage MD2 1-0 W
Mon, Jan. 22 Guinea-Bissau Group stage MD3 1-0 W
Sat, Jan. 27 Cameroon Round of 16 2-0 W
Fri, Feb. 2 Angola Quarterfinal TBD

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