Tunisia Friendly Against Nigeria Threatened As Duo Test Positive For COVID-19

Ferjani Sassi and Seifeddine Khaoui will play no part in Tunisia’s friendly against Nigeria on Tuesday after testing positive for coronavirus, that’s according to Completesports.com.

The report states that the duo were in the squad that defeated Sudan 3-0 at the Stade Olympique, Rades on Friday.

Khaoui, who plays for Ligue 1 club Olympic Marseille scored the Carthage Eagles opening goal in the game with Ali Malooul and Ben Slimane also on target.

Zamalek’s midfielder Sassi was an unused substitute in the win against the Sudanese.

Sassi has scored five goals in 57 appearances for the Carthage Eagles, while Khaoui has netted twice in 12 outings.

The friendly fixture between the Super Eagles and Tunisia will take at the Jacques Lemans Arena.

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Kick-off is 7:30pm Nigerian time.

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