Tunisia and Nigeria battle for third place

in sportstalk •  7 months ago 

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After been knocked out in the semi finals in Egypt, super eagles of Nigeria and the Carthage eagles of Tunisia will battle it out for a third place medal in Egypt after not making it to the finals.
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The Carthage eagles of Tunisia were knocked out by Senegal after a hard fought . Both teams played a 90 minutes goaless draw but the tunisians eventually conceded a goal in extra time that lead to their defeat.

However, their opponent too experienced the same defeat after losing 2-1 to Algeria.
William troost ekong put their oponent ahead with an own goal that made the Algerians lead at half time. But the super eagles levelled the scoreline in the second half after been awarded a penalty to make it 1-1 thanks to goal from odion ighalo making it is fourth goal of the tournament so far.
images (11).jpegsourcebut the Algerians eventually won the game at the 90th minutes with a superb free kick from Riyad mahrez that sent them to the finals in Egypt.

So both teams now look to battle it out for a bronze medal in Egypt to finish in a high note.
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The two nation's have met 17th times in senior level. The super eagles of Nigeria however have won six of their third place matches while the tunisians have won only one in their three apprearance in the afcon nation's cup so far.

This would be a very entertaining match to watch as both teams are looking forward to end their campaign in a high note.

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