There’s not much of a rivalry to speak of between these two
teams. They’re meeting in the Africa Cup of Nations for only the second time.
Over a decade ago, a goalless draw Ghana ensured both of
It will be a record-extending 14th straight appearance at
the tournament by the Tunisians, who failed to go beyond the group stage only
“Our first target is the quarter-finals and after that
we shall see,” says cautious Tunisia coach and 19080s France star Alain
“Tunisia have been serious contenders in many Cup of
Nations and my dream is take them back to the top,” he said.
Angola are a workmanlike side whose star is a wide attacker
from Egyptian giants Al Ahly nicknamed Geraldo – real name Hermenegildo da
Costa Paulo Bartolomeu.
Tunisia vs Angola: Prediction, head-to-head and TV stream
Win probability favours Tunisia, but not that dramatically.
They’re given a 56% chance of winning with the draw at 27%. A win for Angola is
the least likely result.
Angola have never beaten Tunisia in their six previous meetings. The Eagles of Carthage have won three and drawn three.
Angola didn’t have the best preparation for the 2019 Africa
Cup of Nations. They played just one friendly –
against Guinea-Bissau, which they won 2-0. Tunisia, meanwhile, are
ranked the second-best side on the continent and come into the match having won
three games on the bounce.
Where and what time
Kick off is at 19:00 (SAST).
In Africa, SuperSport 4 and 10 will broadcast the match and
the opening ceremony.
Elsewhere: Eurosport Player (UK) and beIN Sports Connect (U.S.).
Additional reporting by AFP, TSA Staff and agencies.