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H. Mejbri

Man Utd youngster Hannibal angers Australia star Duke at World Cup as he throws ball at him while he was laying on floor injured

10:44 GMT 26/11/2022
Hannibal Mejbri World Cup
Tunisia midfielder Hannibal Mejbri threw the ball at Mitchell Duke as he lay injured near the touchline, angering the Australian in the process.
  • Hannibal threw the ball at Duke
  • The Australian lay on the ground injured
  • Australia lead 1-0 against Tunisia

WHAT HAPPENED? The Manchester United youngster's action caused some initial tension between the two players but Mejbri immediately apologised to the Australian as the referee intervened, with the pair shaking hands before play resumed.

THE BIGGER PICTURE: Mitchell Duke handed Australia the lead in the 23rd minute of the game when he headed a cross from Craig Goodwin into the back of the net.

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WHAT NEXT FOR TUNISIA? With the Socceroos leading at half-time, Tunisia have to find an equaliser soon to keep their hopes of qualifying for the knockout stages alive. They next take on France on November 30.