Nigeria defeat Tunisia to finish third in AFCON

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Nigeria have finished third in the Africa Cup of Nations after beating Tunisia 1-0.

Odion Ighalo tapped in in the third minute to give Nigeria the win and give himself a chance of winning the Golden Boot with five goals.

Tunisia went close through Ferjani Sassi and Ghaylene Chaalali before Samuel Chukwueze and Samuel Kalu had chances to add a second Nigeria goal.

Nigeria last won the competition in 2013 while Tunisia’s last triumph came in 2004.

Senegal face Algeria in the final on Friday.

Cover Photo: Ghana 2008: Nigeria Vrs Cote d’Ivoire in Sekondi by Oluniyi Ajao used under license by CC BY-SA 2.0.

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