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Starting XI: Tunisia v Equatorial Guinea

Africa Cup of Nations - Quarterfinals 
 
Teams: Tunisia v Equatorial Guinea
 
Date: 31 January 2015
 
Venue: Estadio de Bate
 
Africa Cup of Nations hosts, Equatorial Guinea, and Tunisia will be vying for a spot in the semifinals when they lock horns on Saturday night.
 
The match is scheduled to get underway at 21h00.
 
Equatorial Guinea secured their spot in the last eight a with a 2-1 win over Group A favourites Gabon, courtesy of goals from Javier Balbao and Ivan Edu Salvador.
 
Tunisia, meanwhile, booked their place in the quarterfinals after topping Group B ahead of Congo DR and Cape Verde.
 
Defender Diosdado Mbele could return to the Tunisian line-up after serving a one-game suspension.
 
This will be the first time these two nations will meet at the Nations Cup, while they last time they faced off, Tunisia ran out 3-1 winners in a 2014 World Cup qualifying clash.
 
Here's how they line up:
 
Tunisia: Mathlouthi, Youssef, Abdennour, Ragued, Chikhaoui (c), Maaloul, Sassi, Mathlouthi, Khazri, Akachi, Yakoubi
 
Equatorial Guinea: Ovono, Gomez, Mangue, Travieso, Bosio, Lopez (c), Balboa, Aquerico, Viera, Esono
 
 

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