World Cup 2018 Qualifiers : Tunisia beats Guinea 4-1

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FIFA World Cup 2018
FIFA World Cup 2018

CONAKRY, Oct. 7, 2017 (AMP) — Russia 2018 (African Qualifiers) : Tunisia defeated Guinea by a score of 4-1 (halftime: 1-1), in a qualifying game for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Saturday afternoon at the Stade du 28 Septembre in Conakry.

Msakni scored tripple goals

N. Keïta opened the score in the 35th minute, before seeing Tunisia catch up in the 45th minute thanks to Msakni. 1-1 at half time. The Tunisians eventually won the game in the second period with three more goals by Msakni ('74, '90) and Ben Amor ('83).

The result put the Tunisians top of Group A with 13 points. Guinea is bottom with 3 points. In their last game, Tunisia will meet third-placed Libya at the Stade du 28 Septembre on November 11, while Guinea will face DR Congo.

Fixtures and Results : Third Round Group A

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Overview

Guinea at the World Cup

  • Never qualified
  • 12 participations in the qualifications (first in 1974)

Tunisia at the World Cup

  • 4 appearances (first in 1978)
  • 14 participations in the qualifications (first in 1962)
2018 World Cup Poster
Guinea
1:4
Tunisia
1:4 (1:1)
  • 7 October 2017
  • 17:00
  • Conakry

Third Round Group A

TeamPts
Tunisia13
DR Congo7
Libya3
Guinea3

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