Voices have recently risen among the media and the masses in Tunisia to demand the search for new strikers for the Tunisian national team, after the “Carthage Eagles” campaign in the World Cup Qatar 2022 qualifiers and the African Nations Cup “Cameroon 2021” proved the team’s urgent need for strong attackers. About finding solutions in front of the Malian team in the two matches of the play-off round of the World Cup qualifiers, as Tunisia won the first leg in Mali with a goal through friendly fire, and the return match ended in a draw (0-0).
The technical staff of the Tunisian national team has already started looking to strengthen its offensive line with new players, in preparation for its participation in the Qatar 2022 World Cup. Although coach Jalal Al-Qadri’s focus is currently on the confrontations of Equatorial Guinea and Botswana in the framework of the first and second rounds of the African Nations Cup qualifiers. Côte d’Ivoire 2023″, this did not prevent the sports director of the Tunisian national team, Salim Ben Othman, from intensifying his efforts to include new strikers with dual nationalities for the Tunisian team in the next camp.
Benotman focuses his efforts on the inclusion of the Swiss striker, Zaki Al-Amdouni, who the Tunisian Federation is trying to attract as soon as possible, despite the fierce competition from the Swiss team, and the Turkish team, which wants to include him to participate with him in the European Nations League starting next June.
According to information obtained by winwin, the player has not yet decided his international selection, and that the percentage of his presence in the list expected to be announced on May 26, seems very weak if there are no developments in the next few days.
The national coach, Jalal Al-Qadri, has many other offensive options, including Ayman Sfaxi, who recently returned to shine in the Egyptian League with the Future Club, a player whom the coach of the “Carthage Eagles” knows well from his experience in training the Tunisian stadium previously.
Winwin sources stated that Al-Qadri is following the development of the level of Esperance striker Mohamed Ali Benhamouda, given his great capabilities and tremendous offensive efficiency, especially in recent months, in light of his being the top scorer in the Tunisian League with 7 goals so far.
The same sources confirmed the possibility of including 23-year-old Astoria striker Elias Al-Achouri, who appeared at good levels in the Portuguese second division; He scored 9 goals in 27 matches.
It is now possible that Al-Achouri, a graduate of the Youth Training School of the French club Saint-Etienne, will have the opportunity to play with the Tunisian national team in the coming period, after he participated in 2018 in several friendly matches with the Olympic team.
Seifallah Latif, a player for FC Wintertrotter, who is ranked second in the second division in Switzerland, is also among the candidates for the opportunity to appear with the Tunisian national team, thanks to his good scoring numbers.
It is possible that Al-Qadri and his assistants, Boumnigel and Ben Achour, will give the aforementioned quartet the opportunity to solve the team’s offensive problems before the expected World Cup participation, in which the “Carthage Eagles” will compete in Group D, which includes the teams of France and Denmark, and will be joined by the qualified team from the playoffs from the Emirates, Australia and Peru. .
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