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NIGERIA AND ALGERIA ON THE PITCH FOR AFRICA

7PM – NIGERIA vs FRANCE

The two teams have only met once on a friendly game which the super eagles won 1-0.

France is ranked 17th in the FIFA rankings. They have appeared in the World Cup 14 times and won the cup once in 1998.

Nigeria who are the underdogs in this fixture have appeared 5 times in this competition and ranked 45th position. The current African champions are looking to break the jinx and qualify for the quarter finals for first time.

ALGERIA vs GERMANY

The two sides have only met once in the World Cup, back in 1982 at the group stages where Algeria won the game 2-1.

Germany are the second best team in the world according to FIFA ranking and have won the cup three times.

The desert foxes on the other hand are playing in the round of 16 for the first time, but the 1990 African champions look to pull the biggest surprise of the World Cup tournament tonight if they eliminate German.

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