Senegal vs Benin
Coming up later tomorrow is the first quarterfinal showdown of the ongoing Africa cup of nations tournament. Senegal who are also one of the strong favorites in this tournament will be locking horns Benin at the 30 June Stadium later tomorrow.
Senegal have shown so far that they are not only strong favorites on paper, but also on the pitch. They doing great at the moment and will be looking to book their spot in the semi-final round. The Senegalese are expected to come out on top in this fixture which put them in a bit of pressure as lots of expectations are on them to get the job done. Nevertheless, they will be confident for this game and will be hoping to get the job done.
Going into this game, they will most likely setup in a 4-2-3-1 formation, and will be looking to put in a quality performance.
Benin have also shown that they have their eyes on the cup and will be doing everything within their capabilities to achieve their aim. They will be going up against a very strong Senegal side which makes this tie a very difficult battle for them. However, for them to have gotten to this stage means that they have what it take to get to the finals and will be looking forward to upsetting Senegal tomorrow.
Going into this game, they will most likely setup in a 5-4-1 or a 4-1-4-1 formation and will be hoping to put in a top quality performance if they are to go through to the next round.
Nigeria vs South Africa
This is an exciting battle, the second quarter-final showdown kickoff tomorrow. The super eagles of Nigeria who are one of the strong favorites will be battling it out against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa at the Cairo International Stadium, for a chance to claim a spot in the semi-final round.
Nigeria are without a doubt huge favorites to win this competition and they already showed that so far that they have their eyes on the Africa nations cup ultimate prize. They are is good form at the moment, beating a very strong Cameroun side to book their spot in this stage and will he looking forward to progressing to the next round by getting the job against the Bafana Bafana later tomorrow.
The Super Eagles are going into this game with a little bit of pressure on their shoulders as they are favorites in this fixture on paper. Nevertheless, they will also be confident that they can see off South Africa if they put up a good performance.
Going into this game, Nigeria will most likely setup in a 4-2-3-1 formation like they have done so far. Their gameplan will be to play their football, control the game and try to utilize their qualities to hurt South Africa.
South Africa on the other hand, are a bit of an in-between team in this tournament, they are neither one of the strong favorites, not one of the underdogs as they are just there in the middle. They have proven so far that they are in this competition for some real business and have shown that they have what it takes to reach the end of the competition. They have done pretty well so far and will be looking to get past a difficult encounter against The Super Eagles in order to book their spot in the semi-final.
The South Africans will be fully motivated going into this fixture, knowing fully well that they can upset the super eagles if they put up a top quality performance like they did against Egypt. However, they know that it will be a very difficult task for them, but for them, reaching this stage means that they mean business and will be hoping to put up a heroic performance later tomorrow.
Going into this game, they will most likely setup in a 4-3-3 formation. Their gameplan for this game will be to exploit any loopholes and also capitalize on counter-attacking and set-piece opportunity to hurt the Super Eagles.
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