Madagascar meets Nigeria in a match from Group B of the Cup of Nations
Madagascar meets Nigeria in a match from Group B of the Cup of Nations. Let’s take a look at this clash in the city of Alexandria in our predictions football 1×2 for today.
Madagascar are debutants in the Cup of Nations, but they are having a really positive campaign so far. After starting their participance with a 2-2 draw against Guinea, they achieved their first win in the tournament, beating Burundi with 1-0. This means that right now Madagascar are second in the group with 4 points and even a draw against Nigeria will guarantee them qualification, no matter what happens in the game between Burundi and Guinea.
In same time, Madagascar could even win this group, if they achieve a win against the Super Eagles on Sunday.
For Madagascar it was incredibly important to win against Burundi and they did it. The only goal in the game was scored 15 minutes before the end, when Marco Ilaimaharitra put the ball in the net.
Meanwhile Nigeria are currently topping the group with a perfect record of 6 wins. The Super Eagles kicked off their campaign with a win over Burundi, which was followed by another win against Guinea. In both games Nigeria won with the same result – 1-0.
The win against Guinea means that Nigeria are now in the knockout phase of the Cup of Nations. The only goal in the match was scored by Kenneth Omeruo in the 73th minute. He used an assist from Moses Simon and scored the winner.
Some might say that Nigeria are not really dominating their games so far, but despite of this they remain one of the contenders for the trophy.
These are our predictions football 1×2 for the Cup of Nations clash between Madagascar and Nigeria in Group B of the Cup of Nations. Good luck!