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Tunisia striker Khelifa still keeps memories of 2012 AFCON defeat to Ghana

Published on: 29 November 2012

Tunisia attacker Saber Khelifa still feels aggrieved about Tunisia's quarter-final defeat to Ghana in the 2012 AFCON in Gabon and Equatorial Guinea.

The 26-year-old Evian Thonon Gaillard profilic goal poacher grabbed the consolation goal for the Carthage Eagles as John Mensah and Andre Ayew gave the Black Stars a handsome 2-1 win.

Khelifa, who has bagged 5 goals from 6 games for Evian and would be leading Tunisia's attack in January's AFCON and he says the North Africans have learnt valubale lessons from their defeats to Ghana.

"We had a good CAN early 2012, where we deserved better than being eliminated in the quarter-finals by Ghana (2-1 after extra time). We hope this time to best defend our colors," he told

Ghana failed to reach the finals after losing to eventual winners, Zambia in the semi-finals.


  • Chu says:
    November 29, 2012 11:11 pm
    Sorry saber, and we'll do it again