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Breaking: Nigeria to play tough opponent in AFCON round of 16 march

Tunisia, who lost to Gambia 1-0 on Thursday, booked their place to the AFCON knockout phase as one of the four third-placed countries.

Super Eagles of Nigeria
Super Eagles of Nigeria

Prior to their last Group F head to head against the Scorpions, Tunisia needed a win to finish second as runners-up which.

In the closing stages of the first half, they were awarded a penalty as Pa Modou of Gambia was penalised for a foul on Seifeddine Jaziri.

This eventually got Tunisia to finish second on the group stage. Now ready to play the Super Eagles of Nigeria.

On the other hand, the Super Eagles topped their group AFCON game, claiming the maximum nine points after winning all three matches.

Meanwhile, Egypt, who finished second in Nigeria’s group will have to step up and beat Ivory Coast for a place in the AFCON Quarter-Finals.

Nigeria Vs. Tunishia
Nigeria Vs. Tunishia

Nigeria is set to play Tunisia on Sunday being 23rd of January, 2022 in the second round of the Africa Cup of Nations being held in Cameroon.

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