Nigeria vs Algeria: Where to Watch, Live Stream, Kick Off Time & Team News
Nigeria face Algeria in the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals, hoping to draw level with Egypt and Ghana with the joint-highest appearances in the final of the competition.
Algeria conceded their first goal of the tournament in the quarter-finals against Ivory Coast, proving to be a resilient outfit throughout the AFCON.Nigeria, meanwhile, have sailed relatively smoothly to this stage, with a shock loss to minnows Madagascar in the group stage the only blip on their record.
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When Is Kick Off? Sunday 14 July
What Time Is Kick Off? 20:00 (BST)
Where Is It Played? Cairo International Stadium
TV Channel/Live Stream? Eurosport & Fubo TV
Algeria right back Youcef Atal picked up a shoulder injury in their the quarter-final clash with Ivory Coast and is a doubt for the game. Mehdi Zeffane is expected to take his place.
Nigeria, meanwhile, are expected to remain unchanged, with Samuel Chukwueze likely to remain in the starting XI, after scoring in the 2-1 quarter final victory over South Africa – previously Moses Simon was in the team ahead of him.
Algeria M’bolhi; Zeffane, Mandi, Benlamri, Bensebaini; Mahrez, Guedioura, Bennacer, Feghouli; Belaili, Bounedjah.
Nigeria Akpeyi; Awaziem, Troost-Ekong, Omeruo, Collins; Chukwueze, Etebo, Ndidi, Iwobi; Musa, Ighalo.
Head to Head Record
In all competitions, Algeria have beaten the Super Eagles seven times, losing nine and drawing three – making the clashes between the two sides extremely competitive.
In recent years the two have met twice, with Nigeria winning 3-1 in 2016 and Algeria scoring three without reply a year later – again demonstrating how closely the teams are matched historically.
Algeria vs. Nigeria: AFCON semifinal prediction, pick, TV channel, live stream, watch online, time
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Two of the more talented teams in Africa face off on Sunday in the Africa Cup of Nations semifinals as Algeria and Nigeria face off, with the winner moving on to face either Senegal and Tunisia in the final on Friday. Nigeria got a 2-1 win over South Africa in the quarterfinals, while Algeria got by Ivory Coast on penalty kicks to make it here:
Here’s how you can watch the match and what to know:
AFCON: Algeria vs. Nigeria
Date: Sunday, July 14
Time: 3 p.m. ET
Location: Cairo International Stadium
TV channel: beIN Sports
Streaming: fuboTV (Try for free)
Algeria: A hectic match against Ivory Coast saw this team put just six of its 21 shots on frame. With Riyad Mahrez and Sofiane Feghouli, there is so much speed and creativity, but the production from the strikers has to improve, or their run will end here.