Tunisia's tightly-knit national side belies an undercurrent of animosity between players from Étoile du Sahel and Esperance de Tunis.
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The North Africans confirmed their berth in Russia after drawing 0-0 with Libya in Rades, ending the Democratic Republic of Congo's World Cup hopes.
Morocco stunned Ivory Coast 2-0 to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, while Tunisia also booked their ticket to Russia on Saturday.
Youssef Msanki scored a hat-trick and Naby Keita was shown a straight red as Tunisia beat Guinea 4-1 in Conakry, while Congo beat Libya 2-1.
The Eagles of Carthage struck twice in two minutes to rescue a point and consolidate top spot in Group A.
We're at the midway point in Africa's World Cup qualifying campaign, as the race to be among the continent's five representatives in Russia hots up.
The Tunisia defender returns to Ligue 1 on a season-long loan after an underwhelming spell in La Liga.
The Tunisia hitman has returned to the Ligue Professionnelle 1 after nine years away.
The North African midfielder is now a free agent after ending his brief spell with FCSM.
The former Italy international has joined the Tunisian heavyweights as head coach.
Jordaan was one of three prospective candidates to back out of the FIFA Council race just before next week's votes in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Substitute Aristide Bance struck with an 81st-minute free-kick to help Burkina Faso into the semifinals of the African Nations Cup over Tunisia.
A mix of traditional powers and upstart sides take centre stage as the African Nations Cup knockout round gets set to commence Saturday.
Tunisia eased into the quarterfinals of the African Nations Cup with a 4-2 win over Zimbabwe.
Defensive woes and profligate finishing hurt Algeria in their loss vs. Tunisia and the outlook is bleak for the Fennec Foxes, writes Nick Ames.
Tunisia gave themselves an African Nations Cup lifeline and put northern neighbours Algeria on the brink of elimination with a 2-1 win in Franceville.
Liverpool's Sadio Mane scored one and made another as Senegal beat Tunisia 2-0 to go top of African Nations Cup Group B.