Tunisia 0-1 Nigeria: Africa Cup of Nations third-place play-off

Nigeria comprise gained all seven third-role play-offs they’ve ever played in

Odion Ighalo scored basically the very best goal as Nigeria beat Tunisia in the third-role play-off on the Africa Cup of International locations.

Ighalo, the tournament’s prime scorer with five needs, tapped in after keeper Moez Ben Cherifia deflected the ball off his procure defender Yassine Meriah.

In a dreary-paced sport between the 2 losing semi-finalists in Cairo, Tunisia went finish as Ferjani Sassi and Ghaylene Chaalali shot huge.

Three-time winners Nigeria comprise now performed third eight times.

Tunisia, champions in 2004, wished a finger-tip set other than Cherifia to state Samuel Chukwueze in the second half and the keeper became as soon as called on again wound time to acrobatically set aside Samuel Kalu’s free-kick.

Senegal will fetch out about their first Afcon title when they face 1990 winners face Algeria in Friday’s closing.

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