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Nigeria Crashes Out of AFCON

Nigeria Crashes Out of AFCON
  • PublishedJanuary 23, 2022

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have been dumped out of the ongoing TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Cameroon.

The Eagles suffered a 0 -1 defeat in the hands of the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia in the Round of 16 knock-out phase.

The match started slowly with the first half ending goalless. At the resumption of hostilities, Yousseff Msakni gave Tunisia the lead after a fine effort from outside the box.

Everton winger, Alex Iwobi received a red card for a dangerous tackle in the 66 minutes.

Nigeria threw everything at Tunisia to find an equalizer all to no avail.

Tunisia will play Burkina Faso in the quarter-final of the competition.

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