Percy Tau, the star of the Al-Ahly team, leads the starting lineup for his country, South Africa, against its counterpart, the Tunisia national team, scheduled for 7:00 pm today, Wednesday, at the “Amadou Gon Coulibaly” stadium, as part of the third and final round of the group stage in the current edition. from championship African Cup of Nations 2023 It is currently being held and will continue until February 11.
The South African national team will compete with the following formation:
Williams, Mudau, Kekana, Mvala, Modiba, Mokoena, Sithole, Morena, Zwane, Tau, Makgoba.
Saif El-Din Al-Jaziri, the Zamalek player, leads Tunisia’s attacking line in tonight’s match, while Al-Ahly defender Maaloul sits on the Carthage Eagles’ bench.
The Tunisian national team will participate in the match with the following formation:
The Tunisia national team has no alternatives but to achieve victory in tonight’s confrontation and wait for the result of the other confrontation in the group that brings together the national teams of Namibia and Mali at the “Laurent Boko” stadium.
The Mali national team occupies first place in Group E with 4 points, followed by the South African national team second with 3 points, superior on goal difference only to third-placed Namibia, while the Tunisia national team is at the bottom of the standings with one point.
There are several scenarios facing Tunisia’s qualification for the round of sixteen of the African Cup of Nations. The first is achieving victory tonight with a win for Mali, which guarantees qualification in second place (4 points), and also for the “Eagles of Carthage” to achieve victory today with a win or draw for Namibia against Mali. Waiting for the other group matches for the possibility of qualifying in third place.
The Tunisia national team was suddenly defeated by the Namibia national team with a clean goal, in the first round of the group stage in the African Cup of Nations, while Mali beat South Africa 2-0.
In the second round, the Tunisia-Mali match was decided in a 1-1 positive draw at the Amadou Gon Coulibaly Stadium, while the South African national team won at the expense of its Namibia counterpart 4-0.
The African Nations Championship regulations stipulate that the top two finishers in each group, in addition to the four best third-place finishers, qualify for the round of 16 in the African Championship, provided that the matches are held after the group stage in a knockout system until the final.
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