Super Eagles of Nigeria to face Tunisia in the AFCON round of 16

Super Eagles of Nigeria to face Tunisia in the AFCON round of 16

The rounds of 16 fixtures at the ongoing Africa Cup Of Nations in Cameroon has been revealed, with the Super Eagles facing a North African rival.

The  Super Eagles of Nigeria will face Tunisia on Sunday, January 23, while host nation Cameroon will take on Comoros.

To get to the round of 16, the Super Eagles topped its group after winning all three matches.

 

See full fixtures below:

 

Burkina Faso v Gabon

Nigeria v Tunisia

Senegal v Cape Verde

Mali v Equatorial Guinea

Guinea v Gambia

Cameroon v Comoros

Ivory Coast v Egypt

Morocco v Malawi

 

AFCON2021: Super Eagles of Nigeria to face Tunisia in the AFCON round Of 16

In other football news, former Real Madrid and Manchester City striker, Robinho has been sentenced to nine years in prison for rape.

Specifically, the sentence relates to an incident in 2013.

Robinho was part of a group that gang-raped a 23-year-old Albanian woman at the Sio Cafe nightclub and was originally sentenced in 2017, but his appeal process with the Italian courts have been ongoing ever since.

Meanwhile, the Court of Cassation in Rome rejected an appeal from the former Brazil international and Ricardo Falco; a friend of the former player, relating to the incident, which occurred in 2013.

Equally important, the latest decision from the court in Rome is a final sentence; with no room for further appeals with the sentence to begin immediately.

Also Read: Mendy, City star, released on bail, faces seven counts of rape

But with the conviction, the Italian justice system can request the extradition of both Robinho and Falco; although the Brazilian constitution vetoes the extradition of Brazilians

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