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2023 Africa Cup of Nations: See full list of confirmed round of 16 fixtures

The group stage of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations Cote d’Ivoire 2023 reached its conclusion on Wednesday night, setting the stage for highly anticipated knockout clashes in the upcoming rounds.

Throughout the group stage, the AFCON showcased its trademark grit with stellar shocks, an abundance of goals, shattered records, moments of history, and passionate fans filling match venues.

In a marquee matchup of the round, defending champions Senegal are set to face tournament hosts Cote d’Ivoire. Despite a shocking 4-0 defeat by Equatorial Guinea in their final group game, the Elephants advanced to the knockout stage.

Now, they face the formidable task of overcoming an in-form Senegalese side that has yet to drop any points in the tournament.

Two more African heavyweights are poised for a collision as Nigeria and Cameroon square off. Despite uneven performances in the group stages, both teams remain continental powerhouses, setting the stage for an intense encounter in the knockout phase.

In another fixture, Morocco emerged as group toppers without conceding a goal and will aim to continue their fine form against South Africa in the upcoming knockout stage.

The stage is now set for thrilling encounters as the AFCON 2023 progresses towards determining the next continental champion.

Below are the interesting fixtures to look out for:

Nigeria v Cameroon

The game is on Saturday, January 27 at the Felix Houphouet Boigny Stadium in Abidjan

Cape Verde v Mauritania

The game is on the Monday, January 29 at the Felix Houphouet Boigny Stadium.

Equatorial Guinea v Guinea

The game is at the Alassane Ouattara Stadium on Sunday, January 28.

Angola v Namibia

The game is scheduled to take place at Stade de la paix in Bouake on January 27.

Mali v Burkina Faso

The game is on the January 29 at the Amadou Gon Coulibaly Stadium.

Egypt vs D.R Congo

The game will be played on January 28 at the Laurent Pokou Stadium.

Senegal vs Côte d’lvoire

The game will be played at the Charles Konan Banny Stadium on January, 29.

Morocco vs South Africa

The game is on January 30 at the Laurent Pokou Stadium.

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