Tunisia’s U-23 national team is expected to arrive in the country on Tuesday ahead of their U23 Afcon qualifier against South Sudan’s U-23s on Wednesday.
The Tunisia FA confirmed on Monday that their U-23 team will arrive in South Sudan on Tuesday.
The Bright Starlets will hope to make good use of home advantage as the two teams clash in a U-23 Afcon 2019 qualifier /2020 Olympic Games.
Coach Simon James Yor said the team has settled in well since arriving from a two weeks camp from Egypt last Friday.
“We have settled in well since returning from few days of camping in Egypt,” said the South Sudan U-23 coach Simon James Yor.
South Sudan will have to keep a close eye on Tunisian striker Edriss Al-Mayzouni who is the king-pin for the team.
In November last year, Egypt’s U-23 national team beat Tunisia U-23s 4-1 in an international friendly played at the Alexandria’s Borg El-Arab Stadium.
The third and final round of the qualifiers will be held from June 3-11 to determine seven teams to join hosts Egypt.
The 2019 Africa U-23 Cup of Nations is scheduled for Nov. 8-22.
The top three countries automatically qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games football tournament.
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