Egypt Predicted Lineup vs Nigeria- Preview, Prediction, Latest Team News, Livestream Details: AFCON 2022
A hotly anticipated titanic clash in the group stage of the Africa Cup of Nations this year sees a young Egypt squad take on the might of the Super Eagles- Nigeria. To see who comes out on top and increases their chances of winning the group, we at Alley Sport bring you the Egypt Predicted Lineup vs Nigeria- Preview, Prediction and Livestream Details from this exciting Group Stage clash in the AFCON 2022.
Egypt vs Nigeria Preview and Livestream
Egypt are one of the favourites coming into the competition, all thanks to their captain Mohamed Salah showing qualities of being the best footballer on the continent time and again. Despite popular contradictions, Egypt are definitely not a one man team tough and look to be in great shape under former Manchester United assistant boss Carlos Queiroz. They will be determined to make up for the disappointing showing on home soil two years ago in Cameroon this year and a relatively easy group with Nigeria the only real threat should help build up confidence for the matches ahead.
Nigeria’s preparation for this year’s AFCON have not been as smooth as many might have expected, with the questionable decision to sack manager Gernot Rohr just a few weeks ago and the loss of star strikers Victor Osimhen and Emmanuel Dennis definitely not ideal. However, they still do have a squad packed with quality and should they find the cohesion, can go a long way in the tournament.
Egypt vs Nigeria takes place at the Roumde Adjia Stadium in Garoua, Cameroon on Tuesday, 11th January 2022 at 4:00 PM GMT. This means that the game will start at 11:00 AM EST and 8:00 AM PST on the same day- 11th January. The fans in India will see the game begin at 9:30 PM IST on the same day, 11th January 2022 as well.
The AFCON matches will be broadcast live on Sky Sports and BBC channels in the United Kingdom, with live streaming on Sky Sports Go App also available. The telecasting rights of the AFCON 2022 in the USA lies with beIN Sports and for fans in India, the tournament is broadcasted on the Sony Entertainment Network, that includes the Sony TEN Sports HD channels, and will be streaming live on Sony LIV on iOS and Android.
Egypt Team News vs Nigeria
The official 25-man Egypt squad for the competition was announced as follows:
Goalkeepers: Mohamed El-Shennawy (Al Ahly, Egypt), Mohamed Sobhi (Pharco, Egypt), Mohamed Abogabal (Zamalek, Egypt), Mahmoud Gad (Enppi, Egypt).
Defenders: Ahmed Fatouh, Mahmoud Alaa, Mahmoud Hamdy El-Wensh (all Zamalek, Egypt), Ayman Ashraf, Akram Tawfik, (both Al Ahly), Omar Kamal, Mohamed Abdel-Moneim (both Future, Egypt), Ahmed Hegazi (Ittihad Jeddah, Saudi Arabia).
Midfielders: Hamdi Fathi, Amr El-Sulya (both Al Ahly, Egypt), Emam Ashour, Ahmed Sayed Zizo (both Zamalek, Egypt), Abdallah El-Said, Ramadan Sobhi (both Pyramids, Egypt), Mohamed Elneny (Arsenal, England), Omar Marmoush (VfB Stuttgart, Germany), Mohanad Lasheen (Tala’a El-Gaish, Egypt), Mahmoud Hassan Trezeguet (Aston Villa, England).
Forwards: Mostafa Mohamed (Galatasaray, Turkey), Mohamed Sherif (Al Ahly, Egypt), Mohamed Salah (Liverpool, England).
Egypt Predicted Lineup vs Nigeria
Here is our Egypt Predicted Lineup vs Nigeria:
GK: Mohamed El-Shennawy
RB: Omar Kamal
CB: Mahmoud Alaa
CB: Ahmed Hegazi
LB: Ahmed Fatouh
CDM: Mohamed Elneny
CM: Hamdi Fathi
CM: Amr El-Sulya
CAM: Mohanad Lasheen
ST: Mohamed Salah
ST: Mahmoud Hassan Trezeguet
Egypt vs Nigeria Prediction
The Super Eagles look to be a team in disarray coming into the competition, while Egypt look like a well-oiled, rugged unit under their experienced Portuguese manager. With Mohamed Salah to lead them from the front, all signs point to the Pharaohs having an easy time out, winning 2-0 against a disappointing Nigeria team.
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