Kigali - Nigeria will have to wait for their final group game against Guinea to guarantee a quarter final spot at the ongoing African Nations Championship after playing a 1-1 draw with Tunisia on Friday.
The latest result put Nigeria on four points following their 4-1 victory over Niger on Monday, while Tunisia are on two points after a 2-2 draw with Guinea in their first game.
Chisom Chikatara put Nigeria ahead in the 50th minute before Akaichi leveled score 20 minutes later to ensure the game ended in stalemate.
FT: Tunisia 1-1 Nigeria
90' Three minutes have been added after regulation
90' Akaichi forced a save from Ezenwa for a corner that was wasted.
87' Tunisia player down for medical attention
83' Tunisia 1-1 Nigeria as Ibenegbu fires past the goal post
77' Akaichi missed a clear chance as Nigeria defender saved the situation for the Super Eagles
72' Tunisia 1-1 Nigeria
69' GOAL Akaichi equalise for Tunisia
67' Nigeria wins a double corner, but nothing good came out of them.
60' Usman down, receiving medical attention
54' Tunisia sub. Oueslati off, Bguir on.
50' GOAL Chikatara scores for Nigeria
46' Nigeria sub: Orji on for Eze
Second half kicks off
Akaichi's goal was canceled towards the end of the first half.
HT: Tunisia0-0 Nigeria
30' Tunisia 0-0 Nigeria
27' Ezenwa saves another goal-bound shot from Tunisia
22' Both teams have done fairly well in the time played.
20' Tunisia 0-0 Nigeria
17' Ezenwa back on his feet, as Tunisia continue to dominate.
15' Ezenwa injured, needs medical attention after attempting to punch a Tunisia corner kick
14' GK Ezenwa saved Akaichi's goal-bound shot
11' Tunisia almost conceded an own goal
10' Tunisia 0-0 Nigeria
6' Tunisia puts the ball inside Nigeria's net, but that came too late as ref has sounded his whistle for an infringement.
1' Tunisia kicked off the game
Both teams file out on the pitch as they take their national anthems.
Full team sheet...
Game will kick off at the Stade Regional de Nyamirambo in less than 25 minutes.
Kickoff: 2pm Nigeria time
Venue: Stade Regional de Nyamirambo