Tunisia dumped Super Eagles out of AFCON after Buhari’s call

Tunisia dumped Super Eagles out of AFCON after Buhari’s call

The Carthage Eagles of Tunisia has dumped Nigerian Super Eaglesk out of the ongoing African Cup of Nations (AFCON).

The Super Eagles suffer a 1-0 loss to COVID-19 ravaged Tunisian team on Sunday.

This comes a few hours after President Muhammadu Buhari called the Super Eagles, charging them to defeat their opponent.

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Nigeria had qualified as the only team with a maximum of nine points from the group stage, winning all their matches in Group D.

However, the Super Eagles couldn’t make it beyond the round of 16.

Both teams went into the first-half break without goals. Until Youssef Msakni delivers the single killer goal that sent Nigeria out of the competition few minutes into the second half.

Alex Iwobi’s was shown the red card at the 66th minute, depleting the Eagles as Tunisia cruised into the quarter-final of the tournament.

The Super Eagles will have to start preparing for their World Cup playoff against the Black Star of Ghana come march 23.

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