Nations of Africa: Tunisia for the quarter - final penalty shootout at the expense of Ghana World Of Sport -

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Tunisia qualified for the quarter-finals of the African Nations Cup in Egypt after beating their Ghanaian counterpart 5-4 on penalties after the end of the original and extra time with a 1-1 draw on Monday (July 8, 2019) in Ismailia in the last six. Ten of the championship.

The Tunisian team made it through Taha Yassin Al Khneisi of Esperance in the 73rd minute but in the first minute of stoppage time substitute substitute Rami Badawi scored a reverse goal in the net.

Both teams dominated the extra time, which saw nothing new to be the final word for penalty shootout that eventually smiled for Tunisia.

In the penalty shootout, the Tunisians scored all their five attempts, while goalkeeper Farouk Ben Mustapha, who was pushed by French coach Alain Gires in the final seconds of the second overtime instead of Moez Hassan, managed to tackle the third Ghana kick, giving the Carthage Eagles to qualify for the quarterfinals to meet Madagascar Thursday at the Peace Stadium in Cairo.


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