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12/17/2011

Tunisia qualify for 2012 Africa Cup of Nations

After a convincing 2-0 win over Togo in their Group K clash on Saturday in Rades, the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia booked their place at the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations finals quotes the Confederation of African Football (CAF).
By the victory, the 2004 winners finished second in the group’s standings after fellow contenders Malawi were held to a 2-2 draw by Chad in N’djamena.
The Tunisians scored in each half through Walid Hichri (19 minutes) and Sabeur Khelifa (79 minutes) to snatch the second automatic slot of the group.
Following Malawi’s draw with Chad, the Carthage Eagles finished on 14 points, three points adrift of run-away leaders Botswana. Malawi was third on 12 points, with Togo and Chad in that order on six and three points respectively.
Tunisia will be making their 15th appearance at next year in the history of the biennial championship.read more
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