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Afcon 2019: History on Nigeria's side ahead of third-place playoff against Tunisia

Tunisia and Nigeria will lock horns again in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations third/fourth-place playoff fixture at the Al Salam Stadium on Wednesday.

The Carthage Eagles and the three-time African champions have met 17 times on the international scene, including four outings at Afcon.

Tunisia are the more successful side, based on previous outings, with six wins while the Super Eagles Eagles have managed five victories.

Their first match was in 1961 during the qualifying round for the 1962 Africa Cup of Nations, which ended in 2-1 in favour of Nigeria, while their last meeting - in 2009 during 2010 World Cup qualifying - ended in a 2-2 draw.