Algeria and Nigeria will face off in the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) semifinals. The winner will play against the either Senegal or Tunisia in the finals. Algeria has not made it to the finals since 1990 when they beat Nigeria 1-0 at this very stage of the competition.
The is still undefeated in this year’s competition with four wins and a draw. Nigeria has managed to reach the semifinals in 12 of their last 13 AFCON appearances. In this article, we’ll be providing you with every detail you need to know about this match.
Algeria vs Nigeria Match Info
- Date: Sunday 14 July
- Time: 20:00 (BST)
- Venue: Cairo International Stadium
Algeria vs Nigeria Predicted Lineup
M’bolhi; Zeffane, Benlamri, Mandi, Bensebaini; Mahrez, Guedioura, Bennacer, Feghouli; Belaili, Bounedjah.
Akpeyi; Awaziem, Troost-Ekong, Omeruo, Collins; Chukwueze, Etebo, Ndidi, Iwobi; Ighalo, Musa.
Algeria vs Nigeria Head to Head meetings
Algeria and Nigeria clashes have always been extremely competitive. Both nations have played each other 19 times in all competitions. Algeria won 9 games, Nigeria won 7 games while the remaining 3 games ended on a draw.
In recent years though, they only played twice. They met in 2016/2017 at the qualification stage for the World Cup, Nigeria were 3-1 winners at home while they travelled to Algeria to play a 1-1. Like I said in the introduction, Algeria won 1-0 last time they played Nigeria at the African Cup of Nations tournament.
Algeria vs Nigeria Live Stream
This semifinals match can be live streamed on most platforms online. On social media, you can watch it on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube in HD quality.
Interestingly DSTV subscribers can also live stream using the app on their mobile. This is made possible via the DSTV now app. You can download from here. Please note that you must have active subscription on your DStv to be able to use the DStv Now app.
If you have active subscription on DStv, you can pay watch the Nigeria vs Algeria match live on Super Sports Channels.
Also if you are a Gotv subscriber, all the matches of the ongoing AFCON 2019 can be watched on Gotv Select Channel 2, 3 and 4.
Towards kick-off, the internet will be flooded with live broadcast links for the match.
How to watch Algeria vs Nigeria match for Free
You can watch the match free in different ways. There will be lots of people spamming social media apps like Facebook and Twitter with links where you can watch the match. But here I will show you how to watch the match for free on hesgoal.
Hesgoal.com is an illegal live streaming website where you can watch virtually every football match in this world. The website even offers live chat support for fans to engage in conversation.
- Go to www.hesgoal.com on your browser about 5 minutes before the kick-off time.
- At the left side, you’ll see the available matches for live streaming. Most matches are usually listed more than once. They have the English commentary and commentary in another language.
- Select your preferred language option of the match which is probably English. You should see something like this ‘Algeria vs Nigeria (ENG)’.
- This website is free to live stream but you will be greeted with ads which can be annoying.
How to watch Algeria vs Nigeria match in the UK
UK residents can live stream this match with Eurosport player. The channel on Eurosport that will be broadcasting the match is ‘Eurosport 1‘. You can follow this link www.eurosportplayer.com for live stream.
How to watch Algeria vs Nigeria match in the USA
People living in the United States of America can watch this semifinals match on beIN Sports. You can download their official app here www.connect.beinsports.com/us