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Where to watch Nigeria vs Cameroon live stream, TV channel, lineups, prediction for AFCON Round of 16 match

Nigeria face Cameroon as AFCON 2024 kicks off its Round of 16 knockout stage on January 27.

The Super Eagles squeezed through in second spot in Group A with seven points from three games with Cameroon finishing second in Group C with four points picked up.

This clash has been billed as the tightest battle at this stage of the tournament with a quarterfinal against either Angola or Namibia on offer for the winner.

The Sporting News looks at the key details ahead of this game, including how to watch it across the world, kickoff times and the latest lineup news.

What time does Nigeria vs Cameroon kick off?

This AFCON 2024 clash takes place at the Felix Houphouet Boigny Stadium in Abidjan, Ivory Coast and kicks off on Saturday, January 27 at 8:00 p.m. local time.

Here’s how that time translates across some of the major territories:

  Date Kickoff time
USA Sat, Jan. 27 3:00 p.m. ET
Canada Sat, Jan. 27 3:00 p.m. ET
UK Sat, Jan. 27 8:00 p.m. GMT
Australia Sun, Jan. 28 7:00 a.m. AEDT
India Sun, Jan. 28 1:30 a.m. IST

Nigeria vs Cameroon live stream, TV channel

Here’s how to watch this AFCON 2024 match across selected areas of the world’s major regions:

Region TV Streaming
USA BeIN Sports Fubo, BeIN Sports Connect

BeIN Sports Connect

UK Sky Sports Football, BBC3 Sky GO, Now TV, BBC iPlayer
Australia BeIN Sports Connect
India FanCode

USA: This game is streamed live via Fubo, with additional options also available on BeIN Sports.

Canada: BeIN Sports will provide broadcast coverage.

Australia: Fans in Australia can stream every AFCON 2024 match live and on demand on beIN Sports.

UK: This match is available for live broadcast via Sky Sports and BBC 3 with streaming options on Sky GO, Now TV, and the BBC iPlayer.

MORE: Nigeria’s complete Africa Cup of Nations squad

Nigeria vs Cameroon lineups, team news

Nigeria will look to rotate following their final group game with Fulham’s Alex Iwobi pushing to return alongside Atalanta winger Ademola Lookman.

Nigeria (3-4-3, right to left): Uzoho (GK) — Bassey, Ajayi, Omeruo — Iwobi, Onyeka, Aribo, Aina — Chukwueze, Osimhen, Lookman.

Nigeria subs: TBC

Cameroon head coach Rigobert Song will make a late call over whether to recall Andre Onana to the starting XI with the Manchester United star unsure of his place.

Cameroon (4-3-3 right to left): Onana (GK) — Tchato, Castelletto, Wooh, Tolo — Ntcham, Anguissa, Yongwa — Toko Ekambi, Magri, N’Koudou.

Cameroon subs: TBC

Nigeria vs Cameroon prediction

This game will be crucial in deciding the path to the final with both sides yet to really hit top form at the tournament so far. Nigeria’s defensive form looks to be their strong suit, with just one goal conceded from three matches.

However, they have only scored three — with one from open play — and it could be a tight victory for Jose Pereiro’s team in Abidjan.

Prediction: Nigeria 1-0 Cameroon

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