Ferjani Sassi

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Ferjani Sassi
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Sassi lining up for Tunisia at the 2018 FIFA World Cup
Personal information
Full name Ferjani Sassi
Date of birth (1992-03-18) 18 March 1992 (age 26)
Place of birth Aryanah, Tunisia
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)[1]
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
Zamalek SC
Number 13
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2015 CS Sfaxien 83 (10)
2015–2016 Metz 39 (1)
2016–2018 ES Tunis 39 (7)
2018 Al-Nassr 8 (0)
2018– Zamalek SC 10 (1)
National team
2013– Tunisia 43 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20 June 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 23 June 2018

Ferjani Sassi (Arabic: فرجاني ساسي‎; born 18 March 1992) is a Tunisian footballer, who currently plays for Zamalek SC and the Tunisian national team as a defensive midfielder.

International career[edit]

Sassi played his first international game with the senior national team on 8 June 2013 in and against Sierra Leone (2–2), where he was part of the starting squad and played the entire match.[2]

He was in Tunisia's squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia scoring a penalty in Tunisia's opening game against England. [3]

Career statistics[edit]

International[edit]

As of 28 June 2018[4]
Tunisia
Year Apps Goals
2013 4 0
2014 6 1
2015 10 1
2016 5 0
2017 10 0
2018 8 2
Total 43 4

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Tunisia's goal tally first.[4]
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 15 October 2014 Stade Mustapha Ben Jannet, Monastir, Tunisia  Senegal 1–0 1–0 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
2. 12 June 2015 Stade Olympique de Radès, Radès, Tunisia  Djibouti 4–0 8–1 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
3. 1 June 2018 Stade de Genève, Geneva, Switzerland  Turkey 2–1 2–2 Friendly
4. 18 June 2018 Volgograd Arena, Volgograd, Russia  England 1–1 1–2 2018 FIFA World Cup

Honours[edit]

CS Sfaxien

Zamalek SC

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2018 FIFA World Cup Russia – List of Players" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 4 June 2018. Retrieved 19 June 2018.
  2. ^ "Sierra Leone vs. Tunisia (2:2)". National Football Teams. Retrieved 16 August 2014.
  3. ^ "Tunisia World Cup squad: Leicester City's Benalouane in 23-man squad". 2 June 2018 – via www.bbc.co.uk.
  4. ^ a b "Ferjani Sassi". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 14 July 2018.

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