Chukwueze, Dia and Aurier know their next AFCON opponents

21 / 01 / 2022

Aïssa Mandi’s participation in the tournament has ended after Algeria were knocked out

Samu Chukwueze, Boulaye Dia and Serge Aurier have reached the last 16 of the Africa Cup of Nations. Nigeria will face Tunisia, Senegal will play Cape Verde and Côte d’Ivoire will come up against Egypt.

Aïssa Mandi’s participation in the prestigious continental tournament has ended after Algeria were knocked out, losing their last game of the group stage 3-1 to Côte d’Ivoire. The defender who player the entirety of the match against The Elephants will return to Villarreal in the coming days.

The matches that the Villarreal players will be involved with are the following (times in CET).

Samu Chukwueze (Nigeria)

Group stage:

  • Nigeria 1-0 Egypt.
  • Nigeria 3-1 Sudan.
  • Guinea-Bissau 0-2 Nigeria.

Round of 16:

  • Nigeria vs Tunisia: Sunday 23rd January, 8pm, Roumde Adjia Stadium.

Serge Aurier (Côte d’Ivoire)

Group stage:

  • Equatorial Guinea 0-0 Côte d’Ivoire.
  • Côte d’Ivoire 2-2 Sierra Leone.
  • Côte d’Ivoire 3-1 Algeria.

Round of 16:

  • Côte d’Ivoire vs Egypt: Wednesday 26th January, 5pm, Douala Stadium.

Boulaye Dia (Senegal)

Group stage

  • Senegal 1-0 Zimbabwe.
  • Senegal 0-0 Guinea.
  • Malawi 0-0 Senegal.

Round of 16:

  • Senegal vs Cape Verde: Wednesday 25th January, 5pm, Kouekong Stadium.

Aïssa Mandi (Algeria)

Group stage:

  • Algeria 0-0 Sierra Leone.
  • Algeria 0-1 Equatorial Guinea.
  • Côte d’Ivoire 3-1 Algeria.

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