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Afcon 2019: Third-place finish is great achievement for Nigeria - Iwobi

Alex Iwobi has described Nigeria's third-place finish at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations as a huge success.

The Super Eagles defeated Tunisia 1-0 at the Al Salam Stadium on Wednesday, thanks to Odion Ighalo's first-half effort.

The victory stretched Nigeria's unbeaten record in third-place playoff matches to eight games and their winning streak against the Carthage Eagles at Afcon to five matches.

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A semi-final loss to Algeria dashed their hopes of winning the coveted title on Sunday, but Iwobi sees the bronze medal as motivation for Gernot Rohr's "young" team to do more.