AFCON 2021 Nigeria Vs Tunisia match will be played on Sunday 23rd January in Cameroon, MySportDab reports.
Here is a complete match Preview of the Super Eagles’ Round of 16 match with Tunisia.
The impressive Nigeria Super Eagles host North African team, Tunisia.
Tunisia have been severally affected by Covid-19 absences in the squad.
However, Augustine Eguavoen’s Nigeria team won all their three group stage matches at the Africa Cup of Nations.
The Super Eagles defeated Egypt, Sudan and Guinea-Bissau to end the group stage with all nine points.
Now, Nigeria are determined to get a win over the Eagles of Carthage.
During the group stage, Nigeria still failed to take some promising goal chances to score more in games.
AFCON 2021 Nigeria Vs Tunisia Match Preview
The Super Eagles win over Egypt in the group stage showed the Nigerians ability with little time on the ball.
Meanwhile, Tunisia are used to keeping possession and have a record of 59.9 percent possession in AFCON matches so far.
Nigeria will look to punish Tunisia on counter attacks when they recover the ball.
In the match against Egypt, the Super Eagles showed their counter-attacking ability and fans can’t wait to watch the match.
Another key fact is that Nigeria have scored the first goal in all their three games at the AFCON finals.
The AFCON 2021 Nigeria Vs Tunisia match is expected to attract thousands of fans at the stadium.
Meanwhile, Tunisia have lost both matches after conceding the first goal at AFCON so far.
Tunisia Khazri Threat & Covid Problems
Tunisia’s Covid-19 outbreak has become a serious problem for the North African nation at the finals.
Coach Kebaier named only five substitutes for the group stage match against Gambia, with Wahbi Khazri also not available.
Khazri has more shots on target than any other player at the 2021 AFCON so far.
If the Covid absentees are back for Tunisia before Sunday, Nigeria will have more work to get done.
The AFCON Last-16 fixtures got confirmed on Thursday and fans are ready for the next round.
Moses Simon – Nigeria’s Best Player
Moses Simon has been by far Nigeria’s Best Player at the 2021 AFCON so far and Tunisia must find a way to stop him.
The winger showed his ability again in Nigeria’s final group match against Guinea-Bissau, completing seven attempted dribbles.
AFCON 2021 Nigeria Vs Tunisia Kick-off
The Match will start at 8pm on Sunday 23rd January 2022.
The AFCON Last-16 match will be broadcasted live on our website here by MySportDab.