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Live stream, TV channel, team news and start time for the big match AFCON 2022

EGYPT takes on Nigeria in the first tough clash in the Cup of African Nations with Mohamed Salah set to appear for the Pharaohs.

Nigeria has won against its opponent three times before but all against AFCON the kings of Egypt, who overcame it seven times.

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Mohamed Salah is hoping to win his first AFCON trophy with Egypt

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Mohamed Salah is hoping to win his first AFCON trophy with EgyptCredit: AFP

Egypt is also expected to have the best player in the world in pursuit of Mohamed Salah, who has been in brilliant form for Liverpool this season.

But Nigeria itself has its own, and the Super Eagles will be looking to use the stacked roster to their advantage against the group favorites.

What time is the Nigeria vs Egypt match?

  • Nigeria’s big clash with Egypt will kick off at 4pm UK time on Tuesday, January 11.
  • The game will take place at the Estadio Roumde Adjia in Garoua, Cameroon.
  • There will be 60% crowd capacity inside the stadium for the match.

What channel is it and can it be streamed?

  • Nigeria vs Egypt will be shown live for FREE on BBC iPlayer and on the BBC Sport website.
  • You can also watch the match on Sky Sports Premier League and the main Sky Sports event.
  • The event is available to stream from the BBC iPlayer, NOW TV and Sky Go apps, which you can download to your mobile device or tablet.

Can I watch it for FREE?

Yes, the game is available for FREE on BBC iPlayer, provided you have a TV license.

Team News

Leicester pair Kelechi Iheanacho and Wilfred Ndidi are both set to start for Nigeria, with Alex Iwobi likely to also start.

Porto’s Zaidu Sanusi and former Chelsea player Olaoluwa Aina are likely to start at the back for the Nigerian.

One notable absence, however, was qualifying scorer Victor Osimhen, who has Covid-19.

Mohamed Salah will be the spearhead of Egypt’s attack, but Mohamed Abogabal and Ibrahim Adel have tested positive for coronavirus.

The odds

Nigeria – 2/1
Draw – 13/5
Egypt – 8/13

* Odds provided by Betfair and correct at time of publication.

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