The Super Eagles will face perennial rivals Cameroon in their Round of 16 fixture at the Alexandria Stadium on Saturday, Completesports.com reports.
The Indomitable Lions who are the defending champions finished in second position in Group F with five points behind the Black Stars of Ghana.
Clarence Seedorf’s men were held to a 0-0 draw by the Squirrels of Benin in their last Group F match at the Suez Stadium on Tuesday. The Black Stars of Ghana defeated Guinea-Bissau 2-0 in the other Group F match also played on Tuesday
The Cameroonians recorded one win and two draws from their three group games.
The Super Eagles also finished in second position in Group B behind the Barea of Madagascar.
Gernot Rohr’s men won their opening two games in the competition but fell to a shocking 2-0 loss to Madagascar at the Alexandria Stadium last Sunday.
The game will see both teams rekindle their rivalry in the competition with the winner guaranteed a place in the quarter-finals.
By Adeboye Amosu