Nigeria – South Africa soccer prediction

Match preview A goal-fest ensued in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) round-of-16, as Nigeria recovered from a losing position at half-time (2-1) to run out 3-2 victors in a thrilling encounter with Cameroon. Now, the ‘Super Eagles’ look to carry on an impressive quarter-final run, which has seen them go further than this stage in six of their last seven AFCON appearances. Notably, four of Nigeria’s six victories in AFCON quarter-finals since the turn of the century have come

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Senegal – Benin match prediction

Defeat to Algeria earlier in this tournament is the only blemish on a near-perfect record for Senegal across their previous ten matches (W9, L1). Eight of those wins were accompanied by a clean sheet illustrating how dominant they have been across this period. However, any switch off in terms of concentration does tend to come after the break – eight of the last ten goals they have conceded arrived in the second half. Key to their recent success has been

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