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Round of 16: Guinea Defeats Equatorial Guinea 1-0

Equatorial Guinea, the surprise package of the tournament, are ready to rumble. After topping Group A ahead of powerhouses Nigeria and Ivory Coast, and shocking the hosts with a 4-0 thrashing, they’re not done yet.

Boasting the most potent attack in the group stage with nine goals in three games, they’ve stormed into the last 16 with a swagger.

Facing them are Guinea, a team with more AFCON history but who barely squeezed in as one of the best third-place teams.

Battling through a tough group behind Senegal and Cameroon, they’re looking to prove their doubters wrong.

Emilio Nsue, Equatorial Guinea’s former Premier League striker (ex-Birmingham and Middlesbrough), has been tearing it up with the most goals in the tournament so far. 

Stopping him will be key for Guinea to pull off an upset.

The prize? A mouthwatering quarter-final clash against either Egypt or DR Congo.

With kick-off at 5pm GMT, all eyes will be on the Alassane Ouattara Stadium for this unpredictable battle.