AFCON 2017 Qualifiers : Tunisia beats Liberia 4-1 to qualify for 2017 AFCON

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Africa Cup of Nations 2017
Africa Cup of Nations 2017

MONASTIR, Sep. 4, 2016 (AMP) — Gabon 2017 (Qualifiers) : Tunisia defeated Liberia by a score of 4-1 (halftime: 2-0), in a AFCON qualifying game on Sunday night at the Mustapha Ben Jannet Stadium in Monastir.

Tunisia dominated the first half thanks to goals from Khazri ('5) and Khenissi ('35). Leading 2-0 at the break, the Tunisians further widened their lead in the second period by scoring twice (Khalifa '73 and Lahmar '77/penalty).

Tunisia secured their ticket to the AFCON finals. Liberia is eliminated.

Fixtures and Results : Group A

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Overview

Tunisia at the AFCON

  • 1 title (2004)
  • 17 appearances (first in 1962)
  • 25 participations in the qualifications (first in 1962)
  • Statistics: Champions (2004) Runners-up (1965, 1996) Third Place (1962) Fourth Place (1978, 2000)

Liberia at the AFCON

  • 2 appearances (first in 1996)
  • 19 participations in the qualifications (first in 1965)
2017 AFCON Poster
Tunisia
4:1
Liberia
4:1 (2:0)
  • 4 September 2016
  • 18:30
  • Monastir

Group A

TeamPts
Tunisia13
Togo11
Liberia10
Djibouti0

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Africa Cup of Nations History

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