The stage is set for the Teranga Lions of Senegal and Blue Sharks of Cape Verde for the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations round of 16 knockout.
Senegal is tipped as favourite to win the AFCON title and the chances seem to be even more glare following the premature exit If defending champion, Algeria.
Senegal is yet to concede a single goal but that feat will be put to test today.
Aliou Cisse men will play a 4-4-2 formation with Sadio Mane and Famara Diedhou up front.
Their opponent Cape Verde will enter the game as spoiler as they enter the game with no pressure.
The Blue Sharks performance was remarkable, having picked up four points in the group.
They rounded up with a 1-1 draw against hosts Cameroon.
Cape Verde will going to play a 3-4-3 formation with Stopira, Pico and Steven Fortes as central back .
Here is how both teams line-up.
Senegal Starting XI
ÉDOUARD MENDY (GK)
KALIDOU KOULIBALY (C)
SENY DIENG (GK)
PAPE ABOU CISSÉ
ALFRED GOMIS (GK)
Cape Verde Starting XI
KENNY ROCHA SANTOS
RYAN MENDES (C)
MÁRCIO ROSA (GK)
KÉVEN SOUSA (GK)