Anice Badri

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Anice Badri
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Badri playing for Tunisia at the 2018 FIFA World Cup
Personal information
Date of birth (1990-09-18) 18 September 1990 (age 29)
Place of birth Lyon, France
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)[1]
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
ES Tunis
Number 8
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2013 Lille 0 (0)
2013–2016 Royal Mouscron-Péruwelz[2] 85 (17)
2016– ES Tunis 56 (14)
National team
2016– Tunisia 22 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 09:33, 17 July 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10:55, 25 July 2019 (UTC)

Anice Badri (Arabic: أنيس البدري‎; born 18 September 1990) is a Tunisian professional footballer who plays for ES Tunis and the Tunisia national team.[3]

Club career[edit]

Anice Badri spent his childhood in Lyon, his hometown. At the age of 13, he joined the Olympique Lyonnais training center and played for three years in the youth teams of the club. In 2006, he suffered a herniated disc and must stop football for more than a year. He found the ground in 2008 at AS Saint-Priest, where he remained a year under the team under 19 years. He then moved to Monts d'Or Azergues Foot where he joined the first team in July 2010. He only played five matches in CFA2 until September of this year, when he joined Lille OSC, club reserve team. He played for two and a half years, playing 40 games for 9 goals.

On 31 January 2013, Badri was loaned to Royal Mouscron-Péruwelz, a Belgian Second Division team. He is regularly lined up and his loan extended for a season. He became a holder during the 2013–2014 and was an important part in the victory of the club in the final round for the accession to the Belgian First Division A, he scored a goal at each of the last three matches. He is transferred free of charge by Mouscron-Péruwelz on 3 July 2014 and scored a goal for his first match in Belgian First Division A against Anderlecht.[4] He was holder at each match during the first lap but then sees his second half of the season disturbed by minor injuries.

International career[edit]

Badri was born and raised in France to parents of Tunisian descent. Badri opted to represent the Tunisia national football team, and got his first call-up for a set of AFCON qualifiers against Togo on March 2016.[5] He scored his first goal on 5 September 2017 against DR Congo in Kinshasa at the 79th minute which brought the team closer to qualifying for the World Cup in Russia.

In June 2018 he was named in Tunisia’s 23-man squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.[6][7]

Career statistics[edit]


As of 25 July 2019[8]
Year Apps Goals
2016 1 0
2017 4 1
2018 9 2
2019 8 2
Total 22 5

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Tunisia's goal tally first.[8]
No Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 5 September 2017 Stade des Martyrs, Kinshasa, DR Congo  DR Congo 2–2 2–2 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification
2. 28 May 2018 Estádio Municipal, Braga, Portugal  Portugal 1–2 2–2 Friendly
3. 1 June 2018 Stade de Genève, Geneva, Switzerland  Turkey 1–1 2–2
4. 22 March 2019 Stade Olympique de Radès, Radès, Tunisia  Eswatini 2–0 4–0 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
5. 11 June 2019 Gradski stadion Varaždin, Varaždin, Croatia  Croatia 1–0 2–1 Friendly


  1. ^ "2018 FIFA World Cup Russia – List of Players" (PDF). Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 4 June 2018. Retrieved 4 June 2018.
  2. ^ "Anice Badri » Club matches". Retrieved 17 July 2019.
  3. ^ Officiel: Anice Badri quitte Mouscron‚, 2 August 2016
  4. ^ "Anderlecht vs. Mouscron-Péruwelz – 27 July 2013 – Soccerway". Retrieved 29 July 2014.
  5. ^ "No major surprises in Tunisia squad – 2017 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifiers – Tunisia". African Football. Retrieved 22 May 2018.
  6. ^ Crawford, Stephen (4 June 2018). "Revealed: Every World Cup 2018 squad - Final 23-man lists". Goal. Retrieved 16 July 2019.
  7. ^ Okeleji, Oluwashina (2 June 2018). "Tunisia World Cup squad: Leicester City's Benalouane in 23-man squad". BBC Sport. Retrieved 17 July 2019.
  8. ^ a b "Anice Badri". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 14 July 2018.

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