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Tunisia beat Zambia to lead Afcon Group B

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  24 Jan 2015 12:00 AM GMT

Malabo, Jan 23: Tunisia got their first win at the 2015 African Cup of tions (Afcon) to take top position in Group B after defeating Zambia 2–1.

Yasine Chikhaoui headed in a cross from Youssef Msakni in the 89th minute, giving the Tunisians a comeback victory Thursday night, reports Xinhua.

Emmanuel Mayuka had given Zambia the lead in the 59th minute, but Ahmed Akaichi equalised with a header in the 70th following a flick–on from a corner.

In the other Group B game, the Democratic Republic of Congo drew 0–0 with Cape Verde.

Tunisia lead the group with four points followed by Cape Verde and Congo on two.

Tunisia will play their fil group match against DR Congo Monday in Bata, while Zambia take on Cape Verde in Ebebiyin.

Every team in the group has a chance to reach the quarter–fil stage. IANS

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