BREAKING: 12 Tunisian Players, Head Coach To Miss Nigeria AFCON 2021 Match

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Twelve players of the Tunisian squad alongside their head coach, Mondher Kabaier, will miss their round of 16 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) clash with Nigeria on Sunday after testing positive to the ravaging coronavirus.

Kebaier was not available for the pre-match press conference on Saturday at the Roumdje Adjia Stadium, Garoua.

Tunisia’s assistant coach, Jalal Al-Qadri, addressed journalists during the press conference.

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Al-Qadri confirmed that the captain of the Carthage Eagles, Wahbi Khazri, and 11 others have contracted coronavirus and will not be available for the game.

The 11 players are Aissa Laidouni, Dylan Bronn, Ghaylène Chaalali, Ellyes Skhiri, Anis Ben Slimane, Mohamed Romdhane, Ali Maâloul, Ben Hmida, Aymen Dahmen Yoann Touzgha and Issam Jebali.

Meanwhile, goalkeeper Farouk Ben Mustapha is suspended for the game.

Tunisia qualified for the round of 16 after finishing as one of the four best losers in the group stage.

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