Football in Tunisia

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Football in Tunisia
Country Tunisia
Governing body Tunisian Football Federation
National team men's national team
Clubs Tunisian Ligue Professionnelle 1
International competitions

Football is the most popular sport in Tunisia.[1][2]

The game is played nationwide (CLP-1, CLP-2 & CLP-3) and at a competitive level in the 4 regions and 24 governorates that make up the country.

Tunisia have reached 4 FIFA World Cup final competitions (1978, 1998, 2002 and 2006), and have also appeared at the African Cup of Nations on 13 occasions, winning once (2004).[3]


  1. ^ Yannis, Alex (1978-05-29). "Greatest Event In Sports - The World's Greatest Sports Event Is at Hand Group I Group II Group III Group IV - Article -". Retrieved 2013-12-01. 
  2. ^ Almasri, Omar. "The State Of Football In Pre And Post-Revolution Tunisia, Egypt And Libya". Sabotage Times. Retrieved 2014-02-15. 
  3. ^ "Tunisia win Cup of Nations". BBC Sport. 14 February 2004. Retrieved 2011-03-14.