The technical staff of the Tunisian national team, led by coach Jalal Kadri, revealed, on Thursday, May 26, the list of players for the confrontations of Equatorial Guinea and Botswana in the framework of the first and second rounds of the African Nations Cup “Cote d’Ivoire 2023”, as well as for the international session that will be held in Japan in preparation for participation in the tournament. The Qatar 2022 World Cup will be held from June 7 to 14, along with Japan, Ghana and Chile.
Tunisia will play the semi-final match against Chile on June 10, while Ghana will face Japan, with the winners qualifying for the final match to be held on June 14, while the losers will play on the same day for third place.
The list, which was officially announced today, Friday, May 26, via the official page of the Tunisian Football Association, witnessed the selection of players, who were absent from the Carthage Eagles, during the two matches against Mali last March in the decisive round of the qualifying African qualifying World Cup Qatar. 2022.
The list was known for many surprises by excluding many veteran players such as Wahbi Khazri, Dylan Brun, Saad Baqir, Elias Al-Sakhiri and Yohan Tozgar, in addition to Osama Al-Hadadi, Wajdi Kashreida, Hamza Rafia and Omar Al-Raqiq, while Moataz Al-Zamzami, the French midfielder, Newer, and Firas Al-Arabi, the Ajman player from the UAE, returned to the list. , from Adam Balamin (Jönköpings Sodra Al-Suwaidi).
The list also witnessed the invitation for the first time to striker Elias Al-Achouri, as well as to the young goalkeeper Elias Al-Damarji, and the final list of the team included 26 players, as follows:
Goalkeepers: Bachir Bensaïd (Tunisian Union of Monastir), Ayman Dahman (Tunisian Club Sfaxien), Sedky Dabashi (Tunisia’s Esperance Sportive de Tunis), Elias Damerji (France Rennes);
Defense Lines: Bilal Al-Aifa (African Club), Montaser Al-Talbi (Russian Rubin Kazan), Nader Al-Ghandry (Al-African Club), Ali Maaloul (Al-Ahly of Egypt), Ali Al-Abedy (French was), Mohamed Dragher (Swiss Lucerne), Rami Kaib (Swiss). Heerenveen (Netherlands), Adam Balamin (Jönköpings Sodra, Sweden);
Midfield: Mohamed Ali Ben Ramadan (Tunisia’s Esperance Sportive), Anis Ben Suleiman (Brondeby, Denmark), Issa Al-Aidouni (Hungarian Ferencvaroschi), Mohamed Ali Ben Ramadan (Esperance Sportive), Naim Al-Saliti (Saudi Ettifaq), Hannibal Al-Majbri (Manchester United, England). , Firas Belarabi (Ajman, UAE), Ferjani Sassi (Al Duhail, Qatar), Moataz Al Zamzami (Neuer, France), Ghilan Chaalali (Esperance of Tunisia);
Forwards: Youssef Al-Masakni (Al-Arabi Qatar), Seif Al-Din Al-Jaziri (Zamalek), Taha Yassin Al-Khenisi (Kuwait-Kuwait), Issam Al-Jabali (Denmark Odense), Elias Al-Achouri (Astoria, Portugal);
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