Maâloul in 2018
|Date of birth||25 July 1962|
|Place of birth||Tunis, Tunisia|
|1997–1998||Olympique du Kef|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Nabil Maâloul (Arabic: نبيل معلول; born 25 July 1962), is a Tunisian football coach and former footballer who was capped 74 times for his country, and participated in 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul. He is currently the coach of Al-Duhail SC. He spent most of his playing career with his home club, ES Tunis and won it a historic treble as a coach in 2011 (League, Cup and CAF Champions League). During his managerial career, he was in charge of two national teams: the Tunisian and Kuwaiti national football teams, but he also managed clubs in Tunisia and Qatar.
Maâloul began playing football at the age of 6 or 7, following the example of his father. He began his professional career at the ES Tunis at the age of 18 and then dropped his studies.
He then wore the colors of CA Bizertin during the return phase of the 1994-1995 season and then of Club Africain between 1995 and 1996, marking the end of his career, due to a disagreement with the president of the club Slim Chiboub, who does not want to sign a contract with him again after a short period in Saudi Arabia.
He finished his playing career and became coach of Olympique du Kef in 1997. In 2002, he became assistant coach of Roger Lemerre when Tunisia won 2004 African Cup of Nations. He decided to leave his post as assistant for coaching Club Africain and in September 2006 he returned to the staff of the team. Meanwhile, he made a brief pass as coach of CA Bizertin at the start of the 2005-2006 season with unconvincing results.
The real start was in December 2010, he took command of Espérance de Tunis, following the dismissal of Maher Kanzari, and won with it a historic treble in 2011 (League, Cup and CAF Champions League) before being replaced by Michel Decastel in January 2012; He replaced it a few months later. On 14 February 2013, he officially became the coach of the Tunisia. On 23 March, he coached his first match with Sierra Leone and Tunisia wins by the score of (2-1). On 7 September, after a home defeat (0-2) with Cape Verde that eliminates Tunisia from qualifying for the 2014 World Cup, Maâloul announces his resignation.
On 20 December 2014, he became the coach of Kuwait, and coached them in 2015 AFC Asian Cup and the Second Round of 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification before that FIFA suspend Kuwait Football Association on 16 October 2015.
On 27 April 2017, Maâloul became the coach of Tunisia again and succeeded in bringing his team back to the 2018 FIFA World Cup for the first time since 2006 and becoming the second Tunisian coach to qualify for the World Cup after Abdelmajid Chetali in 1978. After the team's elimination from the group stage and its poor performance, he resigned to coach Al-Duhail SC.
|1||December 22, 2014||Dubai, United Arab Emirates||Iraq||1–1||Friendly|
|2||January 9, 2015||Melbourne, Australia||Australia||1–4||Hussain Fadhel||2015 AFC Asian Cup|
|3||January 13, 2015||Canberra, Australia||South Korea||0–1||2015 AFC Asian Cup|
|4||January 17, 2015||Newcastle, Australia||Oman||0–1||2015 AFC Asian Cup|
|Espérance de Tunis||29 December 2010||4 January 2012||35||22||8||5||62.86|||
|Espérance de Tunis||1 June 2012||29 January 2013||27||19||3||5||70.37|||
|Tunisia||14 February 2013||7 September 2013||7||2||3||2||28.57|||
|El Jaish||20 January 2014||19 December 2014||37||20||8||9||54.05|||
|Kuwait||20 December 2014||20 March 2017||11||3||1||7||27.27|||
|Tunisia||27 April 2017||12 July 2018||13||6||4||3||46.15|||
|Al-Duhail||12 July 2018||5 January 2019||22||14||6||2||63.64|||
- Espérance de Tunis
- Tunisian Ligue Professionnelle 1: 1982, 1985, 1988, 1989, 1993, 1994
- Tunisian Cup: 1986, 1989
- Tunisian Super Cup: 1993
- Arab Club Championship: 1993
- Club Africain
- ES Tunis
- El Jaish
- Qatar Cup: 2014
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