Tunisia national football team Players, Coach, FIFA Rankings, Nickname, History

Tunisia national football team Players, Coach, FIFA Rankings, Nickname, History

Here You will get to Know all About Tunisia national football team Players, Coach, FIFA Rankings, Nickname, and History. Tunisia’s national football team (Arabic: Selected Tunisia لكرة القدم; French: Équipe de Tunisie de football) is the national team that has represented Tunisia in men’s international football since its first match on 2 June 1957. Played against Libya, which ended with Tunisia. Won 4-2. It is an international member of FIFA and the Confederation of African Football (CAF) on the continent.

It is overseen by the Tunisian Football Federation, which was established on March 29, 1957, after Tunisia’s independence. Jalil Qadri has been leading the team since January 30, 2022, along with his assistants Ali Bomnjeel and Salem Benchur. The Tunisian team is called the Eagles of Carthage. The colors of the team are red and white which are similar to the colors of the Tunisian flag and its symbol is the bald eagle. There have been periods of Tunisia’s formal representation at the highest international level: from 1962 to 1978, from 1994 to 2008, and again in 2014.

Team Profile summary

AssociationTunisian Football Federation
Nickname(s)Les Aigles de Carthage (Eagles of Carthage)
ConfederationCAF – UNAF
FIFA rank32 (29 November 2023)
Most CapsRadhi Jaïdi (105)
Top ScorerIssam Jemâa (36)
Home stadiumStade Olympique de Radès
Head coachJalel Kadri

Tunisia national football team History

Tunisia Football Club was founded in 1956 after the country’s independence in 1957. The football club first joined FIFA in 1960. The team’s rich history spans 65 years from 2022, outlining the club’s ups and downs, the Olympics, the league’s victories, and local defeats in the international decades.

Tunisia national football team Home Stadium

After Tunisia’s independence in 1956, Tunisia’s national stadium was the Chadley Zoutin Stadium with a capacity of 18,000 spectators, and hosted all the matches of the Tunisian national team. It also hosted the 1965 and 1994 Africa Cup of Nations and the 1977 FIFA U-20 World Cup. Tunisia’s first match was played in this stadium. Against Libya on September 8, 1967. Tunisia won the match 3-0. The stadium became the new stronghold of Aguilas de Cartago. It hosted the 1977 FIFA World Youth Championship and was fully renovated for the 1994 Africa Cup of Nations. He also hosted AFCON 2004.

In 2001, the November 7 stadium was inaugurated as Tunisia’s national stadium prior to the 2001 Mediterranean Games. Located in Radès, the stadium has a capacity of 60,000 seats for each. The first match at the stadium was played on 7 July 2001 between Étoile du Sahel and CS Hammam-Lif for the Tunisia Cup final. CS Hammam-Lif won the match 1-0, Anis Ben Choikha scored the only goal. Since that match, Tunisia has used the stadium for almost every major home match, including the 2004 African Cup of Nations final. Tunisians often hold their matches at the Mustafa Ben-Janet stadium in Monastir, which has a capacity of 20,000 spectators.

In addition, there are many other venues that host the Tunisian national team, such as the Swiss Olympic Stadium, which hosted a friendly match between Tunisia and Switzerland in November 2012, and an AFCON 2012 match between Tunisia and Chad. He also hosted the qualifying match he won. Tunisia 5-0. Gibbs Municipal Stadium was also selected to host a friendly match between Tunisia and Mauritania, which ended in a draw in October 2016.

Tunisia national football team Kit

In the history of the Tunisian national football team, six companies supplied sports uniforms to the Tunisian national team, beginning in 1970, when the famous German company Adidas began adopting Tunisian national team uniforms for 24 years. And provided it. Her first appearance at the 1978 FIFA World Cup, wearing the first set of red jerseys and white socks with white Adidas banners. For the second cut, it’s white with red adidas tags.

Launched in 1994, the Italian company Lotto extended Tunisia’s national team to a second participation in the 1998 FIFA World Cup with a sports uniform. The first set is decorated in white with red curved shapes on the shoulders and chest, while the second set is decorated in red. With curved red shapes on the shoulders, chest and abdomen. The German company Uhlsport provided the Tunisian team with sports uniforms for two periods, the first for the 2000-2001 season, where the company designed a white shirt with a stripe on the chest extending to the arms and the second. The set consisted of one. A red shirt with a single line on the chest and a white spread to the hands.

Kit manufacturer

PeriodKit supplier
1956–1970Local equipment
2010–2016Burrda Sport

Who are Tunisia National Football team players?

The following players were called up for the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification fixtures against Mali on 25 and 29 March 2022. Information correct as of 29 March 2022, after the match against Mali.

NoPositionPlayer NameDate of birth (age)CapsGoalsClub
1GKAli Jemal09-06-1990 (31)00Étoile du Sahel
16GKAymen Dahmen28-01-1997 (25)10CS Sfaxien
22GKBechir Ben Saïd29-11-1994 (27)70US Monastir
GKMouez Hassen05-03-1995 (27)200Club Africain
2DFBilel Ifa09-03-1990 (32)320Abha
3DFMontassar Talbi26-05-1998 (23)160Rubin Kazan
4DFNader Ghandri18-02-1995 (27)30Club Africain
5DFOussama Haddadi28-01-1992 (30)290Yeni Malatyaspor
9DFMortadha Ben Ouanes02-07-1994 (27)30Kasımpaşa
12DFAli Maâloul01-01-1990 (32)792Al-Ahly
20DFMohamed Dräger25-06-1996 (25)293Luzern
21DFHamza Mathlouthi25-07-1992 (29)361Zamalek
DFAli Abdi20-12-1993 (28)50Caen
DFDylan Bronn19-06-1995 (26)352Metz
6MFAnis Ben Slimane16-03-2001 (21)204Brøndby
8MFGhailene Chaalali28-02-1994 (28)301Espérance de Tunis
10MFHannibal Mejbri21-01-2003 (19)120Manchester United
13MFFerjani Sassi18-03-1992 (30)725Al-Duhail
14MFAïssa Laïdouni13-12-1996 (25)181Ferencvárosi TC
15MFMohamed Ali Ben Romdhane06-09-1999 (22)180Espérance de Tunis
17MFEllyes Skhiri10-05-1995 (26)453Köln
18MFSaad Bguir22-03-1994 (28)205Abha
7FWYoussef Msakni (captain)28-10-1990 (31)8315Al-Arabi
11FWTaha Yassine Khenissi06-01-1992 (30)438Al-Kuwait
19FWSeifeddine Jaziri12-02-1993 (29)259Zamalek
23FWNaïm Sliti27-07-1992 (29)6412Al-Ettifaq
FWIssam Jebali27-05-1996 (25)50OB
FWWahbi Khazri08-02-1991 (31)6924Saint-Étienne

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Who are the Tunisia national football team captain and coach?

Youssef Msakni is captain of the National team. Jalel Kadri currently works as a temporary coach for the Tunisian national football team.

Tunisia national football team captain

Youssef Msakni is captain of the National team. Have a look at the profile summary of Tunisia’s current captain.

Profile summary

  • Name: Youssef Msakni
  • Date of birth/Age: Oct 28, 1990 (31)
  • Place of birth: Tunis
  • Citizenship:  Tunisia
  • Height: 1,79 m
  • Position: Left Winger
  • Current international: Tunisia
  • Caps/Goals: 82 / 15

Tunisia national football team Coach

Jalel Kadri currently works as a temporary coach for the Tunisian national football team. Have a look at the profile summary of the team’s current coach.

Profile summary

  • Name: Jalel Kadri
  • Date of birth/Age: Dec 14, 1971 (50)
  • Place of birth:  Tozeur
  • Citizenship:  Tunisia
  • Avg. the term as coach: 0.69 Years
  • Preferred formation: 4-3-3 Attacking

Tunisia national football team world rankings

The Eagles of Carthage are ranked at position 32 with 1512.72 points earning a spot among the top 10 highest ranked African football teams.errrrrr666t5qa n1

Tunisia’s national football team trophies

Africa Cup of Nations

  •  Champions: 2004
  •  Runner-up: 1965, 1996
  • Third-place: 1962

African Nations Championship

  • Champions: 2011

African Games

  • Silver Medal: 1991
  • Bronze Medal: 2007

FIFA Arab Cup

  • Champions: 1963
  • Runner-up: 2021

Pan Arab Games

  • Silver Medal: 1957

Mediterranean Games

  • Gold Medal: 2001
  •  Silver Medal: 1971
  • Bronze Medal: 1975, 2013

Source: FootballArroyo.co.uk

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