While the Super Eagles endured a chaotic preparation for the tournament, there appeared to be few problems in their opening game, a win against fellow Egyptian heavyweights.
Moses Simon, Joe Aribo and Kelechi Iheanacho all impressed and a win against Sudan on Saturday would put them safely into the knockout stage.
Sudan, meanwhile, were lucky to avoid defeat against Guinea-Bissau in their opening game after their opponents missed a penalty.
Kick-off date, time and location
The CAN meeting is scheduled to kick off at 4 p.m. GMT on Saturday, January 15, 2022.
The Stade Omnisport Roumde Adjia in Yaoundé will host.
Where to watch Nigeria vs Sudan
TV channel: The match will be shown on Sky Sports Premier League.
Direct: Sky Sports subscribers will be able to watch the game via the Sky Go app.
Live Blog: Follow all the action LIVE with the Standard Sport match blog.
Nigeria vs Sudan Team News
Captain Ahmed Musa could get a run for the Super Eagles although their attacking line impressed last time out. Indeed, in tournament football it is important to keep the players fresh before the round of 16 and maybe they can afford to rotate.
For Sudan, no major changes are expected.
Nigeria vs Sudan Prediction
Nigeria may not have as much open space against Sudan but, frankly, their attack looks among the best in the competition.
History and results of face to face (h2h)