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Tunisia holds back Nigeria to a 2-2 draw

The Tunisian national team today  held the Nigeria’s  Super Eagles to 2-2 draw in a tension soaked encounter at the Abuja National stadium in a 2010 World Cup qualifying match.

In a match watched by a capacity filled stadium, the Super Eagles opened scoring in the 24minute, a goal scored by Osaze Odewinge with the Tunisians  scoring the equaliser in the next minute.

Osaze Odewinge celebrating after scoring Nigeria's first goal .
Osaze Odewinge celebrating after scoring Nigeria's first goal .

The first half  ended with  without a change in the scoreline.

However, the introduction of Eagles captain, Kanu Nwankwo , Obinna Nsofor and  the Tuninisan based and highest goal scorer in the North African country league Michael Eneramo added bite to the Super Eagles  attack as the Amodu-led team scored its second goal in the 80 minitue  off   a shot from danger man Eneramo off a yeoman’s effort from Mikel Obi.

But the  celebrations of a possible victory was shortlived when  in the 89minutes Tunisia equalises  via a goal by its number 10 shirt player, Daraggi hanging Nigeria’s hope of qualifying for next year’s World Cup in South Africa, in a balance.

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