Tunisia thrashed Mauritania 4-0 on Sunday to bounce again strongly within the AFCON 2021.
The Eagles of Carthage misplaced their opening match in opposition to Mali after Ibrahima Kone transformed the second-half penalty.
Nonetheless, they’ve responded strongly to that defeat by claiming an emphatic victory this weekend.
Mondher Kebaier’s facet dominated proceedings from the start, with Hamza Mathlouthi driving in a half volley to attain the opener inside the first 4 minutes.
Wahbi Khazri rapidly doubled their benefit by slotting in one other aim.
The Saint-Etienne star grabbed his second aim within the subsequent half earlier than Seifeddine Jaziri additionally earned his title on the scoresheet.
Though substitute Youssef Msakni missed a late penalty, Tunisia can be happy with the consequence on the Limbe Stadium.
With this victory, they’ve rejuvenated their hopes for progressing to the knockouts of the Africa Cup of Nations.
Mondher Kebaier’s facet will now face The Gambia, who’re a degree forward of them after a win and draw, of their closing Group F match on Thursday.
In the meantime, Mauritania can not hope to make it to the final 16 after this newest defeat as additionally they misplaced 1-0 in opposition to the Gambians earlier within the match.
Tunisia are aiming to win their second AFCON title, with the Eagles of Carthage already naming the continental crown in 2004.
They’ve additionally made it to the ultimate of the celebrated competitors on two events, in 1965 and 1996.
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