|Nigeria vs Tunisia | Friday, January 22|
Nigeria 1-1 Tunisia
Friday, January 22, 2016
The Super Eagles of Nigeria collide with Carthage Eagles of Tunisia in their group stage second round of the CHAN 2016.
Nigeria started their African Nations Championship 2016 campaign on the right foot with a comfortable 4-1 over neighbors Niger in their Group C opener. However, this time their mission won’t be that easy against the CHAN 2011 champions.
90+2′ Good passage of play by Nigeria with Akas, Chikatara and Okoro involved. Tunisia clear.
90′ Tunisia chance! Mathlouthi with a cross, Ezenwa tips it away for a corner. Three minutes of added time.
83′ Ibenegbu sneaks in behind Tunisia’s defence. Keeper Jeridi comes off his line to put him off.
80′ Nigeria sub. Ezekiel Bassey on, Aggreh off
78′ Akaichi comes close. Kalu clears off the line.
71′ Nigeria sub. Ibenegbu on, Usman off
70′ GOAL! Tunisia 1-1 Nigeria . Ahmed Akaichi equalizes for Tunisia
64′ Tunisia sub. Hichem on, Derbali off
60′ Great football by Usman (Nigeria) to send Aggreh through on the far side. Aggreh loses possession.
55′ Nigeria turn defence to attack with Okoro orchestrating the move. His cross lets him down. Tunisia keeper gathers.
54′ Tunisia sub. Oueslati off, Bguir on.
52′ GOAL! Tunisia 0-1 Nigeria. Super Eagles go ahead and it’s Chisom Chikatara. Okoro with the assist.
48′ Tunisians have started stronger. Maaloul’s cross is too deep for Akaichi to get on the end of it.
46′ Eagles get second half underway. Tunisia 0-0 Nigeria Sub: Kalu Orji On, Stephen Eze Off
HT Tunisia 0-0 Nigeria
45′ Two added minutes
40′ Okoro makes a darting run and lays a pass for Usman. Tunisia clear
37′ Nigeria chance! Okoro crosses, Chikatara can’t connect and Tunisia clear
27′ Tunisia chance! Error in defence by Nigeria allows the North Africans to strike. Save by Ezenwa.
13′ SAVE! Tunisia’s Akaichi with a clear chance, GK Ezenwa makes a brilliant stop
8′ Eagles get a freekick some metres away from goal from the right wing. Okoro curls it in, Ifeanyi Matthew takes a shot, almost an own goal
1′ Tunisia 0-0 Nigeria. Tunisia with the kickoff