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
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)