Nigeria vs Tunisia: Previous Matches, Prediction, Possible Lineup, and Kick-off Time

Nigeria vs Tunisia round 16 of the African Cup of the Nations, AFCON 2021 tournament Cameroon hosting country to face Comoros.

No doubt, Nigeria vs Tunisia the most tougher game to watch in round of 16 of the AFCON 2021 at this knockout stage.

Match Preview

Super Eagles of Nigeria will face the Carthage of Tunisia in the round 16 of the ongoing TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations tournament that is taking place in Cameroon.

Nigeria qualified into the knockout stage with the nine maximum points from the group that consists of Egypt, Guinea-Bissau and Sudan.

Nigeria defeated the Pharaohs of Egypt in the opening group D encounter with a lone goal courtesy of Kelechi Iheanacho’s Left-footed Volley. They followed up the performance with another 3-1 win against Sudan.

The last group tie saw the three times African champions defeat Guinea-Bissau 2-0 to record a perfect record in the first round of the ongoing tournament. Nigeria is the only country to amassed all the maximum points from the group stage.

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Tunisia on the other hand finished among the third best place teams from the group stage. The Carthage Eagles who were in Group F could only secure a win against Mauritania from the three games they played.They suffered defeat against Mali and Gambia respectively.

Match Kick-off

Super Eagles meeting with Tunisia is expected to go underway on Sunday at the Roumdé-Adjia Stadium in Garoua. The time of the match is 8pm local time in Nigeria.

Possible Lineup

Coach Augustine Eguavoen is expected to make changes from the starting lineup that defeated Guinea-Bissau in the last game. It is understood that the coach made a decision to try some of the players during the last game.

In the game against the Carthage Eagles, we are expected to see Maduka Okoye reclaim his number one spot. William Troost-Ekong and Kenneth Omeruo are expected to continue their partnership in the central defense of the team.

Taiwo Awoniyi is also expected to lead Super Eagles attack with Moses Simon and Samuel Chukwueze playing from the wing forward position.


According to sport analyst, he said;

Going by their performance in the group stage, the Super Eagles are expected to win the Carthage Eagles with a convincing result, 4-2.

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