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AFCON 2022 soccer games today: Times, TV schedule, scores for matches in USA & Canada

AFCON 2022 soccer games today: Times, TV schedule, scores for matches in USA & Canada

Two more African heavyweights went head-to-head on the third matchday of AFCON 2022 as Nigeria beat Egypt and its celeb Mohamed Salah 1-0 within the community-stage opener for every countries. A purpose by Leicester Metropolis’s Kelechi Iheanacho proved the incompatibility.

The 2 powerhouses are notion about among the pre-tournament contenders for the Africa Cup of International locations title, though Senegal and defending champion Algeria were the overwhelming favorites within the lead-up. 

Algeria made its 2022 tournament debut earlier Tuesday, and whereas the Fennec Foxes ripped off 19 shots and held 66 p.c possession, they were surprisingly held scoreless by Sierra Leone which pulled off a colossal result that muddies the waters in Neighborhood E. 

MORE:AFCON 2022 updated community standings

Amongst the many teams anticipated to manufacture deep runs, Morocco beat Ghana on a unhurried purpose by Sofiane Boufal, Senegal won courtesy of a stoppage-time penalty kick conversion by Liverpool valuable particular person Sadio Mane, and host nation Cameroon emerged with a 2-1 come-from-within the encourage of utilize thanks to 2 penalty kicks.

The true technique to see AFCON 2022

  • Dates: Jan. 9 through Feb. 6 (52 suits)
  • Events: 8 a.m., 11 a.m., 2 p.m. ET
  • TV Channels: beIN Sports, beIN Sports XTRA
  • Spanish-language TV: beIN Sports en Espanol, beIN Sports XTRA en Espanol
  • Streaming: fuboTV, beIN Sports Connect and numerous platforms

The AFCON tournament would perchance be carried by beIN Sports within the USA and Canada, and coverage would perchance be accessible in every English and Spanish.

Cable and satellite tv for computer TV channels beIN Sports and beIN Sports en Espanol will elevate suits, as will free channel beIN Sports XTRA. Fans can catch entry to all of them on fuboTV, which is accessible for original customers by strategy of a free trial.

beIN streams are also accessible for customers of Fanatiz and YouTube TV. And since beIN XTRA is free, it be accessible on a bunch of numerous streaming platforms in conjunction with Roku and Pluto TV.

MORE: Most modern AFCON community standings, time desk & highlights

AFCON 2022 suits on the present time

The main round of community play wraps up on Wednesday as the closing three suits are scheduled to happen. Neighborhood E sees title hopefuls Ivory Wing starting up up with Equatorial Guinea, hoping to resolve abet of Algeria’s stride on Tuesday. Furthermore, Neighborhood F begins play as Tunisia meets Mali, whereas Mauritania takes on Gambia.

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Nigeria’s utilize over Egypt will manufacture the headlines at AFCON on Tuesday’s slate, whereas a pair of 0-0 attracts also slogged to a conclusion.

AFCON upcoming time desk: Wednesday, Jan. 12

Match Time (ET) TV channels Movement
Tunisia 0, Mali 1


(Neighborhood F)
Highlights    
Mauritania vs. Gambia


(Neighborhood F)
11: 45 a.m. beIN Sports


beIN Sports Espanol
fuboTV
Equ. Guinea vs. Ivory Wing


(Neighborhood E)
2 p.m. beIN Sports


beIN Sports Espanol
fuboTV

AFCON upcoming time desk: Thursday, Jan. 13

Match Time (ET) TV channels Movement
Cameroon vs. Ethiopia


(Neighborhood A)
11 a.m. beIN Sports


beIN Sports Espanol
fuboTV
Cape Verde vs. Burkina Faso


(Neighborhood E)
2 p.m. beIN Sports


beIN Sports Espanol
fuboTV

AFCON results: Tues, Jan. 11

There were three low-scoring affairs on Tuesday as the needs remained mighty to salvage on the Africa Cup of International locations. Nigeria won a heavyweight bout with Egypt 1-0, whereas Sierra Leone surprisingly held Algeria to a scoreless plot, and Sudan and Guinea-Bissau also shared the aspects and neat sheets.

MORE: Up up to now AFCON 2022 time desk, results & highlights

AFCON 2022 tournament structure

The same to numerous continental championships and World Cup tournaments, the Africa Cup of International locations begins with a community stage, followed by knockout rounds the complete technique to the closing. 

  • Neighborhood stage: Jan. 9-20
  • Round of 16:  Jan. 23-26
  • Quarterfinals:  Jan. 29-30
  • Semifinals:  Feb. 2-3
  • Third plight:  Feb. 6
  • Closing:  Feb. 6

The 24 countries are divided into six teams of 4 countries every. On the conclusion of round-robin community play — with three aspects awarded for a utilize, one for a plot and none for a loss — the high two teams in every community in accordance to aspects (and tiebreakers, if critical) come to the knockouts. The leisure slots within the Round of 16 would perchance be stuffed out by the four most attractive third-plight finishers.

A predetermined knockout bracket would perchance be completed out the complete blueprint through to the closing. If any knockout match ends in a tie after 90 minutes, the teams will play 30 minutes of time beyond legislation. If the plot persists, a penalty-kick shootout will resolve the team to transfer on. The third-plight match is the appropriate one which would skip time beyond legislation and transfer straight to the shootout in case of a plot. 

For the first time within the opponents’s historical previous, all 52 suits will feature the utilize of a Video Assistant Referee (VAR).

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Who will utilize AFCON 2022?

Judging by BetMGM’s odds, we would perchance be in for one other Senegal-Algeria closing. The countries were given the shortest odds to put it to use all and their odds most attractive shortened within the week sooner than the AFCON kickoff. Senegal is given a tiny edge over defending champion Algeria.

Or no longer it is rarely a shock to glimpse one of the critical numerous aged African powers on the listing of 10 countries presumably to put it to use, nevertheless in accordance to the odds circulation it appears to be like as if bettors were fading Nigeria, Egypt, Ghana and Tunisia within the lead-up. 

Nation BetMGM Odds
Senegal +350 (from +550)
Algeria +450 (from +600)
Ivory Wing +750 (unchanged)
Egypt +800 (from +600)
Cameroon +850 (from +800)
Morocco +850 (from +900)
Nigeria +1000 (from +800)
Mali +1600 (from +2200)
Ghana +1800 (from +1400)
Tunisia +2200 (from +1600)