[LIVE] Nigeria vs Tunisia: Moses, Iheanacho Fails ,Tunisia Leading
A cagey opening controlled by Nigeria became tough in the 21 minutes as the Tunisian attackers put pressure on Nigeria’s defenders.
Simon played a major role when the Super Eagles won their group matches against Egypt, Sudan, and Guinea Bissau.
Skilful attackers Moses Simon and Kelechi Iheanacho failed to sparkle as they barely got a chance on the pitch this evening in the tough game.
Kelechi Iheanacho (Nigeria) is shown a yellow card in the 20th minute.
Struck by many absences, including 12 players testing positive for COVID-19, Tunisia proved tougher for the Super Eagles than expected.
While Tunisia have two goals on target, Nigeria had none in the first half.
Speaking as a guest on SuperSports, Jay Jay Okocha, warned Nigerians to be cautious in the game.
The Super Eagles were the only side to get the maximum points in the group stage.
Nigeria started the campaign with a 1-0 win over record champions Egypt, followed by a 3-1 victory over Sudan, and concluded the group with a 2-0 win against Guinea Bissau.