South Africa vs Tunisia: Lineups, stats, where to watch – AFCON 2023

South Africa vs Tunisia: Lineups, stats, where to watch – AFCON 2023
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All eyes will be on the Amadou Gon Coulibaly Stadium as South Africa vs Tunisia takes place on Wednesday January 24.

While South Africa will need a positive result from this match in order to reach the knockout stages of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON 2023), this is a must-win for Tunisia, as any other result would eliminate them from this tournament.

Probable South Africa vs Tunisia lineups

On that note, these are our probable South Africa vs Tunisia lineups:

South Africa

Goalkeeper: Ronwen Williams.
Defenders: Khuliso Mudau, Grant Kekana, Mothobi Mvala, Aubrey Modiba.
Midfielders: Teboho Mokoena, Sphephelo Sithole, Mihlali Mayambela, Percy Tau.
Forwards: Themba Zwane, Evidence Makgopa.

Tunisia

Goalkeeper: Ben Said.
Defenders: Wajdi Kechrida, Yassine Meriah, Montassar Talbi, Ali Abdi.
Midfielders: Hamza Rafia, Ellyes Skhiri, Aissa Laidouni, Elías Achouri.
Forwards: Seifeddine Jaziri, Ben Slimane.

Confirmed South Africa vs Tunisia lineups

*Confirmed South Africa vs Tunisia lineups will be available an hour before kick-off

South Africa

South Africa
4-1-4-1
1
Ronwen Williams
za
20
Khuliso Johnson Mudau
za
18
Grant Kekana
za
14
Mothobi Mvala
za
6
Aubrey Modiba
za
13
Sphephelo Sithole
za
23
Thapelo Morena
za
4
Teboho Mokoena
za
11
Themba Zwane
za
10
Percy Tau
za
9
Evidence Makgopa
za
Substitutes
19
Nkosinathi Sibisi
za
15
Thabang Monare
za
16
Veli Mothwa
za
2
Nyiko Mobbie
za
8
Jayden Adams
za
17
Zakhele Lepasa
za
5
Siyanda Xulu
za
7
Oswin Appollis
za
12
Thapelo Maseko
za
21
Mihlali Mayambela
za
22
Ricardo Goss
za
3
Terrence Mashego
za

Tunisia

Tunisia
4-4-2
22
Bechir Ben Said
tn
21
Wajdi Kechrida
tn
3
Montassar Talbi
tn
4
Yassine Meriah
tn
2
Ali Abdi
tn
8
Hamza Rafia
tn
14
Aissa Laidouni
tn
17
Ellyes Skhiri
tn
10
Anis Ben Slimane
tn
27
Elias Achouri
tn
24
Seifeddine Jaziri
tn
Substitutes
15
Oussama Haddadi
tn
23
Naim Sliti
tn
1
Mouez Hassen
tn
18
Sayfallah Ltaief
tn
9
Haythem Jouini
tn
12
Ali Maaloul
tn
16
Aymen Dahmen
tn
19
Bassem Srarfi
tn
5
Mohamed Ali Ben Romdhane
tn
7
Youssef Msakni
tn
20
Yan Valery
tn
13
Hamza Jelassi
tn
South Africa vs Tunisia lineups
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South Africa vs Tunisia stats

  • This will be the seventh encounter between these teams.
  • South Africa's Bafana Bafana defeated Tunisia en route to their first and only AFCON title.
  • Tunisia's only AFCON title came in 2004, they also beat South Africa that year.
  • Both teams have three wins apiece in their previous six meetings.
  • This will be the fifth clash between these outfits at the Africa Cup of Nations.
  • Tunisia came out on top the last two times these teams met.

Where to watch South Africa vs Tunisia on TV

Fans who reside in South Africa can tune into SABC Plus, SABC 3 and Supersport for live coverage of this match.

On the other hand, those who live in Tunisia will be able to watch this game on beIN Sports 1 & 2 AFCON, and also beIN Sports Max 1, 2 & 3.

There are other live streaming options for fans in many countries across the World, and these include:

Nigeria: StarTimes, Supersport.
United Kingdom & Ireland: Sky Sports Premier League, Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Ultra HD.
France, Andorra, Monaco: beIN Sports 2.
Italy: Sportitalia.
Finland: V Sport 2 Suomi, Elisa Viihde Sport.
Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Greenland: Viaplay.
Serbia, Montenegro, Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia & Herzegovina: Sport Klub 1.
Portugal: Sport TV2.

Additionally, fans from most West, East and South African countries can catch all the action live on Supersport.

Meanwhile beIN Sports will broadcast this match for those who live in most North African and Arab countries.

This article was most recently revised and updated 6 months ago

Kelechi is a huge sports fan with over 10 years of betting experience. He has written thousands of match previews on football, tennis, basketball and American football in the past few years. Kelechi has worked with a few reputable brands like Afrik-Foot, Football Whispers, What Are The Odds and Pundit Feed.