The Super Eagles of Nigeria and the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia will clash tonight in the round of 16 of the ongoing 33rd Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON.
Nigeria and Tunisia are meeting for the sixth time at the Africa Cup of Nations, with four of the previous five matches being played in knock-out games. Nigeria were unbeaten in all five Winnning 3 and Drawing 2, excluding shoot-outs.
Nigeria have won 12 of their last 14 Africa Cup of Nations games Losing 2, winning each of their last four in a row.
Tunisia’s only successful Africa Cup of Nations meeting with Nigeria came in 2004, when they progressed via penalties in the semi-finals after the match finished level, going on to win the competition that year.
Nigeria have had more different goal scorers (6) than any other team so far at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, with Kelechi Iheanacho, Moses Simon, Simon Chukwueze, Taiwo Awoniyi, William Troost-Ekong and Umar Sadiq each scoring once.
The Nigeria Tunisia match comes at 8pm at the Roumde Adjia Stadium, Garoua.