Former Super Eagles captain, Joseph Yobo, has hailed Tunisia captain, Wahbi Khazri for his outstanding performance against Nigeria at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, third-place playoff on Wednesday night.
Nigeria defeated Tunisia 1-0 to clinched this year’s AFCON bronze medal in Egypt, thanks to Odion Ighalo’s early first half goal.
Yobo heaped praises on Khazri for his wonderful display against Gernot Rohr’s men after the match.
The former Everton defender said that the Saint-Étienne forward was so influential during the encounter, adding that it was difficult for the Super Eagles players to get the ball away from him.
“The Tunisia captain, Khadri did well tonight,” Yobo told SuperSport.
“He was so influential in the match tonight.
“It was difficult for the Nigeria players to get the ball away from him. He did very well and kudos to him.”