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2018 WCQ – AfricanFootball looks at the Group A head-to-heads – 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers


2018 WCQ - AfricanFootball looks at the Group A head-to-heads

Sliti Naim of Tunisia (number 23) celebrates goal during the 2017 African Cup of Nations Finals Afcon football match between Algeria and Tunisia at the Franceville Stadium in Gabon on 19 January 2017 ©Gavin Barker/BackpagePix

by
Graeme Jackson

Thursday Oct 05, 2017. 13:00


AfricanFootball takes a closer look at the team head-to-heads leading into this weekend’s round of 2018 World Cup qualifiers. Today’s focus is on Group A: Tunisia, DR Congo, Guinea and Libya.

Group A fixtures

Saturday 7 October

Guinea v Tunisia – Stade du 28 Septembre, Conakry – 19h00 CAT

Libya v DR Congo – Stade Mustapha Ben Jannet, Monastir – 19h00 CAT

Guinea v Tunisia

Matches played: 20

Guinea wins: 7

Tunisia wins: 8

Draws: 5

Guinea goals: 20

Tunisia goals: 29

Last meeting: Tunisia 2-0 Guinea, 9 October 2016, Stade Mustapha Ben Jannet

Guinea World Ranking: 65

Tunisia World Ranking: 31

Guinea World Cup appearances: 0

Tunisia World Cup appearances: 4 (1978, 1998, 2002, 2006)

Libya v DRC

Matches played: 8

Libya wins: 2

DRC wins: 2

Draws: 4

Libya goals: 8

DRC goals: 11

Last meeting: DRC 4-0 Libya, 8 October 2016, Stade des Martyrs

Libya World Ranking: 81

DRC World Ranking: 42

Libya World Cup appearances: 0

DRC World Cup appearances: 1 (1974, as Zaire)



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