Madagascar v Nigeria: Team news, predictions & likely lineup
Posted By: Dj Devoskid
on June 29, 2019
Madagascar will play Nigeria on Sunday in their last Group B match of the AFCON tournament with the hope to make the knockout stage of the competition after securing a draw and a win in their last two games which is against Guinea and Burundi respectively.
Madagascar coach Nicolas Dupuis has all his men fit for the clash against group leader Nigeria on Sunday.
NIGERIA:The Nigeria Super Eagles might be without William Troost Ekong, Sheu Abdullah and Jamiu Collins when they play against Madagascar in their last group game.
HEAD TO HEAD:
The match between these two teams will be the fifth meeting between the two nations.Madagascar is yet to get a win against Nigeria.Nigeria played a goalless draw with Madagascar back in 2000.The last time they met was eight years ago when they met in 2012 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying.
The Barea has achieved their main aim by qualifying for the AFCON tournament for the first time in their history.They draw their first game against Guinea with a 2-2 scoreline and won their second game against Burundi with a lone goal.
Gernot’ Rhor’s men have lived up to the expectation having recorded two wins in their two opening matches but they have failed to score more goals as expected.In general context, The Super Eagles have been solid in their display.
MADAGASCAR:Adrien; Metanire, Razakanantenaina, Fontaine, Mombris; Andriamahitsinoro; Nomenjanahary, Ilaimaharitra; Andrianantenaina, Amada; Andriatsima
Akpeyi; Awaziem, Troost-Ekong, Omeruo, Aina; Mikel, Etebo; Simon, Iwobi, Musa; Onuachu
PREDICTION:Madagascar 0-2 Nigeria
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