Skander Souayah

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Skander Souayah
Personal information
Full name Skander Souayah
Date of birth (1972-11-20) 20 November 1972 (age 44)
Place of birth Sfax, Tunisia
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1992–2001 CS Sfaxien 253 (28)
2001–2005 Espérance Tunis 22 (4)
Total 275 (32)
National team
1994–2002 Tunisia 38 (7)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Skander Souayah (Arabic: إسكندر السويح‎‎) (born 20 November 1972) was a Tunisian football player who played for CS Sfaxien and Espérance Tunis.

He played for the Tunisia national football team and was a participant at the 1998 FIFA World Cup, where he scored the only Tunisian goal of the competition from the penalty kick in the match against Romania.[1]

Souayah received a six-month ban from FIFA's Disciplinary Committee following his positive doping test in March 2002.[2]

International goals[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 31 December 1993 Accra Sports Stadium, Accra  Ghana 1–1 1–1 Friendly
2 8 February 1994 Ta' Qali National Stadium, Attard  Malta 1–0 1–1 Rothmans International Tournament
3 6 October 1996 Stade El Menzah, Tunis  Sierra Leone 2–0 2–0 1998 African Cup of Nations qualification
4 7 August 1997 Stade El Menzah, Tunis  Zambia 2–0 3–1 1997 LG Cup
5 9 August 1997 Stade El Menzah, Tunis  Nigeria 1–0 2–0 1997 LG Cup final
6 17 August 1997 Stade El Menzah, Tunis  Namibia 2–0 4–0 1998 FIFA World Cup qualification
7 26 June 1998 Stade de France, Saint-Denis, France  Romania 1–0 1–1 1998 FIFA World Cup

References[edit]

  1. ^ Skander SouayahFIFA competition record
  2. ^ "Doping - Skander Souayah (Tunisia) banned for 6 months". FIFA. 2002-07-23. Retrieved 2009-07-08. 

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