The group stage matches of the African Cup of Nations concluded on Wednesday, with surprising outcomes as underdog teams exited the tournament and unexpected teams advanced to the Round of 16.
Host nation Cote d’Ivoire secured the fourth third-place spot after Morocco defeated Zambia 1-0, maintaining their lead in Group F with seven points.
Among the Northern African teams, only former champions Algeria managed to advance, securing just two points in the tournament.
Tunisia, on the other hand, failed to progress from their group, leading to the departure of their coach from the Carthage Eagles. Namibia and Mauritania are the most surprising teams to have advanced to the last 16 stage.
Below are the confirmed fixtures for the Africa Cup of Nations Round of 16:
Nigeria vs Cameroon
Angola vs Namibia
Equatorial Guinea vs Guinea
Egypt vs Democratic Republic of Congo
Cape Verde vs Mauritania
Senegal vs Ivory Coast
Mali vs Burkina Faso
Morocco vs South Africa