Nigeria vs Tunisia: Super Eagles extend record in third-place matches


Nigeria remain the country with the most third-place wins at the Africa Cup of Nations, after defeating Tunisia 1-0 on Wednesday, to win bronze in the 2019 edition.

Odion Ighalo, who now has five goals at the tournament, netted the winner in the third minute.

The three-time champions had already won bronze seven times before, three more than Ivory Coast in second place with four.

Nigeria – 8 times
Ivory Coast – 4 times
Egypt – 3 times
Zambia – 3 times
DR Congo – 2 times
Algeria – 2 times
Mali – 2 times

Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Ghana, Tunisia, Sudan, Morocco, Ethiopia, South Africa have all won it once.