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As it happened: Super Eagles draw Tunisia

22 January 2016, 13:35Israel Ojoko

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

- News24


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