Tunisia fought back to earn a 1-1 draw with Nigeria as the Super Eagles missed a chance to qualify for the next round in the second Group C match at the African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Rwanda.

Nigeria went ahead through Elvis Chikatara on 51 minutes after a barren first half. Their joy was however shortlived whenTunisia levelled on 69 minutes through Ahmed Akaichi’s header.

The Carthage Eagles could have easily snatched the winner late on when Akaichi’s goal bound strike was clared off the line by Kalu.

The result meant Nigeria stayed on top of the group, with four points, and Tunisia moved to second on two points.

Their positions in the table remained the same after Guinea and Niger drew 2-2 in the other Group C match.

Niger took the lead through Issa Moussa's goal but it was cancelled out by Alseny Camara's third goal of the tournament just a minute later.

Niger regained the lead four minutes into the second half with Moussa on target again to score his second goal of the competition
Guinea levelled for a second time with 12 minutes to go through Aboubacar Bangoura.

The final matches in Group C are on Tuesday when Nigeria play Guinea and Tunisia face Niger.

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