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Tunisia qualifies for Russia World Cup

IANS  |  Tunis 

Tunisia has officially taken a ticket to the football World Cup 2018 after a 0-0 draw against Libya on the last day of the African qualifying rounds.

Tunisia went one point ahead of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in group A by 14 points against 13 points on Saturday, reports Xinhua news agency.

Tunisian coach Nabil Maaloul told Xinhua after the match: "We are qualified and we will be in " He thanked his players for "having done their best".

This will be Tunisia's fifth World Cup since 1978.

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First Published: Sun, November 12 2017. 13:30 IST
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