News: Nigeria Beat Tunisia To Secure AFCON 2019 Third Position

Published By KezVerified, Aug 8, 2020.
Nigeria 1 vs 0 Tunisia

Nigeria 1 vs 0 Tunisia

Tunisia 0 – 1 Nigeria AFCON 2019 Third Position Playoff 

Nigeria and Tunisia will square off play in the third placed match of AFCON 2019 as both teams play their final game of the tournament today and the Super Eagles once again proved they have upper hand as they trashed Tunisia by 1 – 0.

However, The last four meetings between the North and West African nation in an AFCON tournament has ended in four victories for Nigeria while Tunisia last recorded a win in the semi finals in 2004.

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The Super Eagles were denied going into extra time by a 94th minute winner by Riyad Mahrez which dented their hopes of winning a fourth AFCON title.

Nigerian won against Tunisia

Nevertheless, we see on the other hand, the Carthage Eagles also lost to Senegal in a painful circumstance as they scored an own goal in the first half of extra time. Which makes the final meeting of the tournament to be between Algeria vs Senegal.

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Both sides will now battle for who is the third best team in the continent as they play for pride in the third/fourth place playoffs.

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