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Afcon 2021: 10-Man Super Eagles Bow to Tunisia

Ten-man Super Eagles of Nigeria team were beaten by Tunisia 1-0 to bring them to the end of the road in the ongoing African Cup of Nations going on in Cameroon. The Eagles of Tunisia upset the Nigerian side to set up a quarter-final tie against Burkina Faso at the Africa Cup of Nations.

Alex Iwobi Receives Red as Super Eagles Bow to Tunisia in Afcon

Youssef Msakni beat Super Eagles keeper Maduka Okoye with a long-range effort two minutes into the second half. The game became worst for Nigeria when Everton playmaker Alex Iwobi was sent off following a video assistant referee review.

Afcon 2021: 10-Man Super Eagles Bow To Tunisia

The West Africans were the only side to win all three group games in Cameroon, but were largely subdued against a side hit by Covid-19. Nigeria forward Umar Sadiq fired across goal and wide in injury time after Moses Simon had earlier had an effort blocked by Carthage Eagles keeper Bechir Ben Said.

The winners of the 2004 edition Tunisia, will face Burkina Faso in the last eight on Saturday, 29 January.

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