Equatorial Guinea secure place in AFCON 2023 with 1-0 win over Tunisia

Mahmoud Elassal , Saturday 17 Jun 2023

Equatorial Guinea defeated Tunisia 1-0 on Saturday to secure their place in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations that is set to take place in Cote d'Ivoire in January 2024.

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Equatorial Guinea players celebrate victory over Tunisia in the 2023 Africa Cup f Nations qualifiers. Photo: CAF online


Striker Emilio Nsue scored the winning goal for the hosts five minutes before the final whistle from the penalty spot.

Equatorial Guinea now lead their qualifiers Group J with 12 points, while Tunisia, who had already qualified for the finals, came as the runner-up with 10 points.

With only one game remaining, Libya and Botswana are third and fourth in Group J with three and one point respectively.

In Group K, South Africa defeated Morocco 2-1, for the first time since 2002, but both teams have secured their place in the 2023 AFCON finals.

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