Nigeria AFCON squad 2022… Fixture dates, UK kick-off times, groups, venues, and full match schedule

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Nigeria invited 28 players from overseas and the local league, we have the list of names of each player below. These players will represent Nigeria in this year’s African Cup of Nations match that starts on Sunday, January 9th, 2020 in Cameroun.

Goalkeepers:

Francis Uzoho 23
John Noble 27
Daniel Akpeyi 16
Maduka Okoye 1

Defenders:

Chidozie Awaziem 20
Kenneth Omeruo 22
William Ekong 5
Semi Ajayi 6
Olaoluwa Aina 2
Jamilu Collins 3
Zaidu Sanusi 12
Olisa Ndah 26
Chidozie Awazien 20
Tyronne Ebuehi 21

Midfielders:

Frank Onyeka 8
Joseph Ayodele-Aribo 10
Wilfred Ndidi 4

Chidera Ejuke 13
Kelechi Nwakali 25

Forwards:

Ahmed Musa 7
Samuel Chukwueze 17
Moses Simon 15
Sadiq Umar 24
Taiwo Awoniyi 19
Odion Jude Ighalo 9
Alex Iwobi 18
Kelechi Iheanacho 14
Henry Onyekuru 11
Peter Olayinka 28

Nigeria AFCON 2022 game schedule

Fixture dates, UK kick-off times, groups, venues, and full match schedule

AFCON 2022 Stadiums

  • Olembe Stadium, Yaounde
  • Stade Ahmadou Ahido, Yaounde
  • Japoma Stadium, Douala
  • Roumde Adija Stadium, Garoua
  • Kouekong Stadium, Bafoussam
  • Limbe Stadium, Limbe

AFCON 2022 Groups

Group A: Cameroon (hosts), Burkina Faso, Cape Verde Islands, Ethiopia

Group B: Guinea, Malawi, Senegal, Zimbabwe

Group C: Comoros Island, Gabon, Ghana, Morocco

Group D: Egypt, Guinea Bissau, Nigeria, Sudan

Group E: Algeria, Equatorial Guinea, Ivory Coast, Sierra Leone

Group F: Gambia, Mali, Mauritania, Tunisia

AFCON 2022 Group Stage fixtures, dates, and UK kick-off times

Sunday, January 9

Cameroon vs Burkina Faso – 4 pm GMT kick-off

Ethiopia vs Cape Verde – 7 pm GMT kick-off

Monday, January 10

Senegal vs Zimbabwe – 1 pm GMT kick-off

Guinea vs Malawi – 4 pm GMT kick-off

Morocco vs Ghana – 4 pm GMT kick-off

Comoros vs Gabon – 7pm GMT kick-off

Tuesday, January 11

Algeria vs Sierra Leone – 1 pm GMT kick-off

Nigeria vs Egypt – 4 pm GMT kick-off

Sudan vs Guinea-Bissau 7 pm GMT kick-off

Wednesday, January 12

Tunisia vs Mali – 1 pm GMT kick-off

Mauritania vs Gambia – 4 pm GMT kick-off

Equatorial Guinea vs Ivory Coast – 7 pm GMT kick-off

Thursday, January 13

Cameroon vs Ethiopia – 4 pm GMT kick-off

Cape Verde vs Burkina Faso – 7 pm GMT kick-off

Friday, January 14

Senegal vs Guinea – 1 pm GMT kick-off

Malawi vs Zimbabwe – 4 pm GMT kick-off

Morocco vs Comoros – 4 pm GMT kick-off

Gabon vs Ghana – 7 pm GMT kick-off

Saturday, January 15

Nigeria vs Sudan – 4 pm GMT kick-off

Guinea-Bissau vs Egypt – 7 pm GMT kick-off

Sunday, January 16

Gambia vs Mali – 1 pm GMT kick-off

Ivory Coast vs Sierra Leone – 4 pm GMT kick-off

Tunisia vs Mauritania – 4 pm GMT kick-off

Algeria vs Equatorial Guinea – 7 pm GMT kick-off

Monday, January 17

Burkina Faso vs Ethiopia – 4 pm GMT kick-off

Cape Verde vs Cameroon – 4 pm GMT kick-off

Tuesday, January 18

Malawi vs Senegal – 4 pm GMT kick-off

Zimbabwe vs Guinea – 4 pm GMT kick-off

Gabon vs Morocco – 7 pm GMT kick-off

Ghana vs Comoros – 7 pm GMT kick-off

Wednesday, January 19

Egypt vs Sudan – 7 pm GMT kick-off

Guinea-Bissau vs Nigeria – 7 pm GMT kick-off

Thursday, January 20

Ivory Coast vs Algeria – 4 pm GMT kick-off

Sierra Leone vs Equatorial Guinea 4 pm GMT kick-off

Gambia vs Tunisia – 7 pm GMT kick-off

Mali vs Mauritania – 7 pm GMT kick-off

AFCON 2022 round-of-16 fixtures, dates, and UK kick-off times

Sunday, January 23

Group A runner-up vs Group C runner-up – 4 pm GMT kick-off (Game 1)

Group D winner vs Group B/E/F third-place – 7 pm GMT kick-off (Game 2)

Monday, January 24

Group B runner-up vs Group F runner-up – 4 pm GMT kick-off (Game 3)

Group A winner vs Group C/D/E third-place – 7 pm GMT kick-off (Game 4)

Tuesday, January 25

Group B winner vs – Group A/C/D third-place – 4 pm GMT kick-off (Game 5)

Group C winner vs Group A/B/F third-place – 7 pm GMT kick-off (Game 6)

Wednesday, January 26

Group E winner vs Group D runner-up – 4 pm GMT kick-off (Game 7)

Group F winner vs Group E runner-up – 7 pm GMT kick-off (Game 8)

AFCON 2022 quarter-final fixtures, dates, and UK kick-off times

Saturday, January 29

Quarter-final 1: Winner of Game 4 vs Winner of Game 3 – 4 pm GMT kick-off

Quarter-final 2: Game 1 vs Game 2 winner – 7 pm GMT kick-off

Sunday, January 30

Quarter-final 3: Game 7 winner vs Game 6 winner – 4 pm GMT kick-off

Quarter-final 4: Game 5 winner vs Game winner – 7 pm GMT kick-off

AFCON 2022 semi-final fixtures, dates, and UK kick-off times

Wednesday, February 2

Semi-final 1: Quarter-final 1 winner vs Quarter-final 4 winner – 7pm GMT kick-off

Thursday, February 3

Semi-final 2: Quarter-final 2 winner vs Quarter-final 3 winner – 7pm GMT kick-off

AFCON 2022 third-place play-off date and UK kick-off time

Sunday, February 6, 4 pm GMT kick-off.

AFCON 2022 final date, venue, and UK kick-off time.

Sunday, February 6, 7 pm GMT kick-off at the Olembe Stadium, Yaoundé.