LIVE: Nigeria v Tunisia | 2021 AFCON Last-16

14:00 ET Canada-USA | 21:00 Cairo Local Time

Venue: Stade Roumde Adjia

Nigeria will be expected to overcome a Tunisia side who qualified for the last-16 stage via the back door.

Nigeria have two players in the group stage’s best XI, with center-back William Troost-Ekong and forward Moses Simon both earning plaudits for their early performances.

Augustine Eguavoen’s team were the only side with a 100 percent winning record in the groups, and now they tackle a Tunisia outfit who only edged through as one of the best third-placed teams, having lost twice already.

These sides are meeting for the sixth time at the Africa Cup of Nations and Tunisia’s only successful AFCON meeting with Nigeria came in 2004, when they progressed via penalties in the semi-finals, going on to win the competition, you too can win big check out best online casino australia and enjoy the winnings.

Nigeria have won 12 of their last 14 AFCON games (L2), and they start this game as hot favourites.

Nigeria have had more different scorers (6) than any other team so far at this year’s tournament, with Kelechi Iheanacho, Simon, Simon Chukwueze, Taiwo Awoniyi, Troost-Ekong and Umar Sadiq each scoring once.

One to watch: Kelechi Iheanacho

The Leicester City striker has one goal and one assist so far, creating a team-high six chances. Such evidence points to him being a likely menace to the Tunisian defence.

LIVE: Nigeria v Tunisia | 2021 AFCON Last-16

14:00 ET Canada-USA | 21:00 Cairo Local Time

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