Yassine Chikhaoui scored a late goal as Tunisia came from behind to beat Zambia 2-1 in African Nations Cup Group B on Thursday.
Southampton striker Emmanuel Mayuka had put Zambia ahead just before the hour mark after a scrappy first half but Tunisia hit back through 10 minutes later when Ahmed Akaichi equalised from a corner.
The game finally came alive and Chikhaoui made sure Tunisia came away with victory after a superb header with just two minutes of normal time remaining to claim victory for...
Tunisia and Cape Verde began their African Nations Cup campaign with a 1-1 draw in Group B.
Tunisia, the 2004 champions, went ahead through Mohamed Ali Moncer in the 70th minute but Nhuck Heldon earned Cape Verde a point with a penalty 13 minutes from time.
Cape Verde should have opened the scoring inside the first minute when Fernando Varela found himself all alone in the centre of the area to meet Elvis Babanco's free-kick only to head the ball against the post.
Tunisia responded and forged their...