Jean-Jacques Tizié

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Jean-Jacques Tizié
Personal information
Full name Jean-Jacques Tizié
Date of birth (1972-09-07) September 7, 1972 (age 45)
Place of birth Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995–1996 Stade d'Abidjan 18 (0)
1996–1999 Lazer FC 82 (0)
1999–2000 Africa Sports 28 (0)
2000–2006 Espérance de Tunis 187 (0)
2006–2007 Africa Sports 13 (0)
Total 358 (0)
National team
1995–2007 Cote d'Ivoire 25 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Jean-Jacques Tizié (born September 7, 1972) is a retired Ivorian football goalkeeper who last played for Africa Sports.


Before moving to Espérance de Tunis, he has enjoyed spells with Lazer FC, Africa Sport and Stade d'Abidjan.

International career[edit]

He was the first-choice goalkeeper for Ivory Coast at the World Cup 2006. Tizié has won 28 caps (as of April 2006).


Before going into the world of football, he was a handball goalkeeper. He is also known for having lost a testicle in a freak accident during a football match.[1]


  1. ^ Shaheen, Amr (2005-02-23). "Narrow escape for Tizie". BBC Sport. Retrieved 2009-08-21. 

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