Ghana come into this match knowing they need victory to secure their berth in the last-eight, while Niger must win to have any hope of progressing.
It was a pretty humdrum affair in Port Elizabeth, as Niger and DR Congo played out a goalless draw in this 2013 AFCON Group B encounter.
The DR Congo will be hopeful of earning their first win of AFCON 2013 when they take on Niger in Group B on Thursday.
Seydou Keita netted an 84th minute goal to secure a 1-0 win for Mali in their opening Africa Cup of Nations encounter.
West African neighbours Mali and Niger meet in Port Elizabeth for their first Group B match on Sunday at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.
Here we take a look at the path travelled by Niger on their way to the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations finals in South Africa.