Lineup for Nigeria vs Equatorial Guinea Live Score 14/01/2024

Lineup for Nigeria vs Equatorial Guinea Live Score 14/01/2024

Follow the starting Lineup for Nigeria National Football Team vs Equatorial Guinea National Football Team and Live Match Score Results, AFCON 2023.

Match info: Nigeria will host Equatorial Guinea at the Group Stage of the Africa Nations Cup on January 14. The match will kick off at 14:00 UTC, 17:00 EAT.


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Lineup for Nigeria vs Equatorial Guinea, Live Score

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Nigeria National Football Team vs Equatorial Guinea National Football Team Match Preview

Nigeria’s Pre-Match Analysis:

The Nigeria national football team enters the upcoming match on the heels of a recent defeat in a friendly against Guinea last Monday, extending their winless streak to three games. This setback likely motivates the coach and players to intensify their efforts, particularly in defense, considering they have conceded goals in their last five consecutive matches. The team will be keen to address defensive vulnerabilities and strive for a more resilient performance in the upcoming fixture.

Also, check: Equatorial Guinea vs Namibia: National Football Team 15/11/2023 WCQ CAF


Equatorial Guinea’s Form Ahead of the Match:

Contrastingly, the Equatorial Guinea national football team approaches the fixture in a more positive light. They recently played to a draw against Djibouti last Tuesday, extending their impressive unbeaten streak to 12 matches. This commendable record speaks to their consistency and resilience on the field. Equatorial Guinea aims to carry this momentum into the upcoming clash against Nigeria, providing them with confidence as they face a team currently grappling with a challenging stretch of results.

As the teams gear up for the match, the dynamics of Nigeria’s defensive focus and Equatorial Guinea’s unbeaten run add an intriguing layer to the upcoming encounter. Stay tuned for further updates on the match, including confirmed line-ups and in-game developments.

Also, check: Nigeria vs Lesotho: National Football Team 16/11/2023 WCQ CAF


Recent Form

Nigeria’s Recent Performance Analysis:

In their recent matches, Nigeria secured a victory against Mozambique and faced a defeat against Guinea. The team engaged in three draws against Saudi Arabia, Lesotho, and Zimbabwe. Nigeria showcased a balanced offensive and defensive performance, scoring a total of 7 goals and conceding 8 goals, resulting in a goal difference of 7-8.

However, Nigeria has encountered challenges in ball possession, with an average possession percentage currently labeled as To Be Announced (TBA%).

Also, check: Starting Lineup for Nigeria vs Lesotho National Football Team 16/11/2023


Equatorial Guinea’s Recent Form:

Equatorial Guinea heads into this match with a commendable record, having won two of their last five encounters against Namibia and Liberia. The team maintained an unbeaten streak, securing three draws in fixtures against Togo, Burkina Faso, and Djibouti. In terms of goals, Equatorial Guinea scored 4 goals while conceding an equal number, resulting in a balanced goal difference of 4-4.

As the match unfolds, keep an eye on how both teams adapt to their recent performances, and stay tuned for updates on possession statistics for Nigeria in this season.

Also, check: Nigeria NPFL Live Scores, Table, Fixtures And Top Scorers


Head-to-Head Record: Nigeria vs. Equatorial Guinea

Date Competition Match Result
23 Jan 2018 Africa Nations Cup Equatorial Guinea 1-3 Nigeria
21 Jun 2008 FIFA World Cup Qualifying Nigeria 2-0 Equatorial Guinea
15 Jun 2008 FIFA World Cup Qualifying Equatorial Guinea 0-1 Nigeria

In their recent encounters, Nigeria has dominated the head-to-head record against Equatorial Guinea. The most recent meeting on 23 Jan 2018 in the Africa Nations Cup saw Nigeria secure a convincing 3-1 victory.

The FIFA World Cup qualifying matches on 21 Jun 2008 (Nigeria 2-0 Equatorial Guinea) and 15 Jun 2008 (Equatorial Guinea 0-1 Nigeria) also favored Nigeria, demonstrating their historical advantage in these matchups.

Also, check: Mozambique vs Nigeria: National Friendlies 16/10/2023


Predicted Starting Lineup

As of now, the official starting line-ups for the Nigeria vs. Equatorial Guinea match are eagerly awaited. Stay tuned for live updates as we announce the confirmed line-ups once they are made available.

In their recent match, Nigeria initiated with the following starting players:

  • Chidozie Awaziem
  • Samuel Chukwueze
  • Kenneth Omeruo
  • Raphael Onyedika
  • Samuel Bright Osayi
  • Umar Sadiq
  • Zaidu Sanusi
  • Moses Simon
  • William Ekong

As the teams prepare for the upcoming clash, the anticipation is high to discover who will be featured in the starting XI for Nigeria in this encounter. Keep an eye on this space for the latest updates on the confirmed line-ups for both Nigeria and Equatorial



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