Nigeria vs Tunisia, what you have to know .

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Nigeria vs Tunisia, what you have to know .

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will assume the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia in a global neighborly game in Austria on Tuesday. It is the second of two inviting games arranged for the Falcons by the NFF as a feature of arrangements for the following month's 2021 AFCON qualifiers against Sierra Leone. 

The Eagles will like to skip back from their destruction to Algeria on Friday when they face Tunisia. 

Nigeria won the first historically speaking gathering against Tunisia in 1961 

The first since forever conflict among Nigeria and Tunisia was in 1961 in the principal leg second-round qualifiers for the 1962 AFCON. 

The Nigerian group won 2-1 in their first experience with the North Africans. 

In any case, Tunisia qualified for the 1962 AFCON after Nigeria strolled off in the converse apparatus away. 

Nigeria deserted the return-leg experience after Tunisia leveled to carry the score to 2-2. With Tunisia's equalizer, on total Nigeria was ahead 4-3. 

Tunisia was in this way granted a 2–0 win, and qualified for the opposition by a total score of 3–2.  Tunisia finished Nigeria's fantasy about fitting the bill for the 1978 FIFA World Cup 

Nigeria, Tunisia, and Egypt made it to the last round of the 1978 FIFA World Cup qualifiers. 

The three nations were assembled in a home and away organization with Africa's sole pass to the World Cup in question. 

Nigeria commenced the qualifiers on a positive note as they held Tunisia to a 0-0 draw away. 

In their second game, Nigeria whipped Egypt 4-0 in Lagos before losing 3-1 to the Pharaohs in the return-leg. 

Despite the thrashing of Egypt capability to the World Cup was still in Nigeria's grasp as they simply expected to beat Tunisia in Lagos to qualify. 

Lamentably, an own objective by Godwin Odiye in the 61st moment finished Nigeria's expectations of meeting all requirements for the first World Cup. 

After the finish of the qualifiers, Tunisia beat the gathering on five focuses, Egypt completed second on four focuses while Nigeria had three focuses. 

This is the third time the two nations will meet in an agreeable game 

Tuesday's down among Nigeria and Tunisia will be the third time the two nations will take on one another in an agreeable game. 

Their first conflict in an agreeable game was in 1984 in Tunis which saw the North Africans whip Nigeria 5-0. 

In 1992, the two nations met again in Tunis for a subsequent benevolent game which finished 1-1. 

The last time Tunisia beat Nigeria was in 2004 

The keep going time Nigeria finished on the losing side to Tunisia was at the 2004 Africa Cup of Countries facilitated by the North African nation. 

Following 120 minutes of football which saw the two nations tied at 1-1, Tunisia proceeded to win 5-3 on punishments. 

From that point forward, the two groups have met multiple times with Nigeria winning multiple times and drawing three. 

Their last experience was in the third positioned game at the 2019 AFCON which was chosen by an Odion Ighalo objective. 

Tunisia strolled off in the 1978 AFCON third spot coordinate versus Nigeria 

The two nations met at the AFCON without precedent for the third spot coordinate, at the 1978 version facilitated and won by Ghana. 

With the score at 1-1, the match was relinquished after Tunisia strolled off in the 42nd moment to fight the directing. 

Nigeria was granted a 2-0 win, and Tunisia was restricted from the following competition which was facilitated by Nigeria in 1980.


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