Tunisia vs Gambia

AFCON 2021: Covid-19 Hits Tunisian Team

By Brian Mboh

The Tunisian team taking part in the 33rd edition of the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations is struggling with a Covid-19 scare.

Twelve players of the Carthage Eagles have been tested covid positive . According Lebledparle.com, 16 players had participated in their last training session held on Wednesday. In prelude to their decisive game against the Gambia side.

The news comes as a big blow for Wahbi khazri and mates barely few weeks after picking a controversial one nil edge against Mali.

The Carthage had kick-off the competition on a giant move, by blasting the Mourabitounes by four goals to nil in their first game for the 33rd edition of the TotalErnegies AFCON 2021.

As the competition gets another momentum, a good number of African giants have succeeded in picking a crossover ticket for the 8th finals.

These Nations include, Nigeria, Egypt, Senegal, Cameroon, Malawi and Burkina Faso. Meanwhile, Sudan, Ethiopia,Zimbabwe and Ghana have all been booted out of the tournament.

The battle for the 8th rounds seems to be tough this Thursday, as Ivory Coast clashes with Algeria and Sierra Leone faces Equatorial Guinea in group E at the Japoma bout. Meanwhile, group F will see Mali versus Mauritania at Japoma and Tunisia against Gambia in Limbe.

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