Tunisia look to blow away Eswatini

Tunisia look to blow away Eswatini
Wahbi Khazri (R) of Tunisia celebrates scoring the 2-1 lead during the FIFA World Cup 2018 group G preliminary round soccer match between Panama and Tunisia in Saransk, Russia, 28 June 2018. EPA/Rungroj Yongrit

by Staff Reporter

Thursday Mar 21, 2019. 17:00

Tunisia will face off with Eswatini in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualification Group J match on Friday.

Kick-off is at 20h15 CAT.

The game is set to be played at the Stade Olympique de Radès in Tunisia.

The Carthage Eagles lost 3-2 to Egypt away in their last Group I encounter which was played in November 2018.

The defeat saw Tunisia remain at the top of the Group J standings with 12 points from five matches.

Tunisia have already qualified for the AFCON finals and they will be keen to end their qualifying campaign with a win.

Meanwhile, Eswatini were beaten 2-1 by Niger at home in their previous Group J match which was played in November 2018.

As a result, Sihlangu Semnikati are placed fourth on the Group J table with one point from five games.

Eswatini have been eliminated and they will be eager to secure a famous win over Tunisia.

Burundian referee Georges Gatogato will be in charge of the game between Tunisia and Eswatini.

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