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Afcon 2021: Big Match Stats Pack - Guinea-Bissau vs Nigeria

10:53 PM IST 18/01/22
Iheanacho Nigeria 2022
GOAL brings you the facts and stats ahead of the final Group D match between the Super Eagles and the Djurtus in Garoua on Wednesday.

  • Frederic Mendy of Guinea-Bissau reacts in disappointment after referee Pacifique Ndabihawenimana.

    Form

    The Djurtus are winless in their last five games in all competitions while Nigeria maintain a five-game unbeaten streak, having started the tournament with back-to-back wins.

  • Nigeria football supporters' club

    Fifa Ranking

    According to the latest ranking in December, Guinea-Bissau are 106th in the world and they are 24th on the continent.

    Nigeria, on the other hand, are ranked 36th on the global standings and fifth in Africa.

  • Kelechi Iheanacho, Super Eagles - Nigeria

    Head-to-head

    Wednesday's night encounter at the Roumde Adjia Stadium will be the first match between the two countries on the international scene.

  • Balde og Guinea-Bissau.

    Guinea-Bissau's goal drought

    The West Africans are without a goal after playing two games in Group D.

    Unfortunately for them, Mama Balde thought he had scored an 84th-minute equaliser against Egypt on Saturday but it was ruled out by VAR for an infringement in the build-up.

    Guinea-Bissau have not scored a goal since September 2021 when they defeated Sudan 4-2 in a Fifa World Cup qualifying match.

  • Nigeria, Super Eagles

    Afcon Record

    The Djurtus are making their third appearance on the Afcon stage in Cameroon and they have not progressed beyond the group stage in their history.

    Meanwhile, the Super Eagles are three-time champions and they are playing in their 19th Afcon tournament.

  • Al Gazoli Hussein Nooh Fali Cande Sudan Guinea-Bissau Afcon 2022

    Group standings

    After winning their first two matches, Nigeria lead Group D with six points after two matches while the Djurtus sit in the third position with just a point which they got after a goalless draw against Sudan on January 11.