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Round 3 completes the Group Stage of the Total Energies Africa Cup of Nations 2021 tournament, with the 12 matches across the following four days set to decide the shape of the Round of 16, which begins on Sunday 23 January.

Competent sources hinted that talks are on going between the Lagos State Government and the Nigeria Football Federation to host the game at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Surulere.

Mane, who also scored last Wednesday when Senegal beat Guinea Bissau 2-0 at home, netted with eight minutes remaining to ensure they maintained their 100 percent record in Group I where they are guaranteed a top-two finish and therefore a place at the finals in Cameroon in January 2022.

Super Eagles’ manager, Gernot Rohr, kept to his starting line up in the opening group game against Benin in Uyo, with South Africa-based Daniel Akpeyi in goal, while Chidozie Awaziem, Ola Aina, Wilfried Ndidi, William Troost-Ekong and Semilogo Ajayi provided him with cover in the defence