A few hours later, lights will be shed on Wednesday, July 17 at Al-Salam Stadium, where Tunisia will play against Nigeria in a tasty Africa Cup of Nations third-place play-off.
Tunisia’s players scored 17 goals, while they received 16 during their clashes against the three-time title holders.
The last confrontation between both teams in 2006 AFCON, was held in Egypt where Nigeria defeated Tunisia on penalties 6-5 in the last eight.
AFCON 2006 Tunisia Vs. Nigeria 5-6
The biggest result was in the 2000 tournament, co-hosted by Ghana and Nigeria when the Super Eagles crushed Eagles of Carthage 4-2 in the group stage.
Nigeria 4 – 2 Tunisia
Nigeria midfielder Augustine Okocha is the historic scorer of their encounters throughout the history with three goals.