Tunisia men's national volleyball team

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Tunisia
Flag of Tunisia.svg
Association Tunisian Volleyball Federation
Confederation CAVB
Head coach Fethi Mkaouar
FIVB ranking 24 (as of August 2016)
Uniforms
Home
Away
Third
World Championship
Appearances 9 (First in 1962)
Best result 15th (2006)
Tunisia men's national volleyball team
Tunisian team at volleyball olympic qualification.jpg
Tunisia national volleyball team at the 2012 African Olympic Qualification Tournament in Cameroon (Tunisia 3-1 Egypt)
Medal record
African Championship
Gold medal – first place 1967 Tunis Team
Gold medal – first place 1971 Cairo Team
Gold medal – first place 1979 Tripoli Team
Gold medal – first place 1987 Tunis Team
Gold medal – first place 1995 Tunis Team
Gold medal – first place 1997 Lagos Team
Gold medal – first place 1999 Cairo Team
Gold medal – first place 2003 Cairo Team
Silver medal – second place 1976 Tunis Team
Silver medal – second place 1983 Port Said Team
Silver medal – second place 1993 Alger Team
Silver medal – second place 2005 Cairo Team
Silver medal – second place 2007 Durban Team
Silver medal – second place 2013 Sousse Team
Silver medal – second place 2015 Cairo Team
Bronze medal – third place 1991 Cairo Team
Bronze medal – third place 2011 Tangier Team
Arab Championship
Gold medal – first place 1980 Damascus Team
Gold medal – first place 1984 Tunis Team
Gold medal – first place 1988 Riyadh Team
Gold medal – first place 1996 Cairo Team
Gold medal – first place 2002 Amman Team
Gold medal – first place 2006 Manama Team
Gold medal – first place 2012 Manama Team
Silver medal – second place 2000 Amman Team
Silver medal – second place 2008 Manama Team
Mediterranean Games
Silver medal – second place 2001 Tunis Team
Silver medal – second place 2013 Mersin Team
All-Africa Games
Gold medal – first place 1978 Algiers Team
Silver medal – second place 1965 Brazzaville Team
Silver medal – second place 1973 Lagos Team
Silver medal – second place 2007 Algiers Team
Pan Arab Games
Gold medal – first place 1957 Beirut Team
Gold medal – first place 1985 Rabat Team
Gold medal – first place 1999 Amman Team

The Tunisia men's national volleyball team represents Tunisia in international volleyball competitions and friendly matches. The team is one of the leading nations in men's volleyball on the African continent, having won a medal in every continental championship they participated since 1967 (except for 2009). Eight-time African Championship Tunisia have participated in six Olympics, with a best finish of ninth at Los Angeles 1984.

Results[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

Year Rank GP W L SW SL
Japan 1964 Did not qualify
Mexico 1968 Withdrew -
West Germany 1972 12 6 0 6 1 18
Canada 1976 Did not qualify
Soviet Union 1980 Withdrew -
United States 1984 9 5 1 4 3 14
South Korea 1988 12 7 0 7 0 21
Spain 1992 Did not qualify
United States 1996 11 5 0 5 1 15
Australia 2000 Did not qualify
Greece 2004 11 5 0 5 4 15
China 2008 Did not qualify
United Kingdom 2012 11 5 0 5 1 15
Brazil 2016 Did not qualify
Total 33 1 32 10 98

World Championship[edit]

Tunisia in the World Championship
Year Round Position GP W L SW SL
Czechoslovakia 1949 Did not enter
Soviet Union 1952
France 1956
Brazil 1960
Soviet Union 1962 Withdrew 4 1 3 3 12
Czechoslovakia 1966 Did not enter
Bulgaria 1970 Group Stages 22nd 11 3 4 12 28
Mexico 1974 Group Stages 18th 11 3 8 12 28
Italy 1978 Group Stages 24th 9 0 9 0 27
Argentina 1982 Group Stages 21st 9 3 6 11 20
France 1986 Did not qualify
Brazil 1990
Greece 1994
Japan 1998
Argentina 2002 Group Stages 19th 3 0 3 2 9
Japan 2006 Second Round 15th 9 3 6 15 22
Italy 2010 Group Stages 19th 3 0 3 1 9
Poland 2014 Group Stages 21st 5 0 5 4 15
Total 64 12 48 67 158

World League[edit]

World League record
Year Round Position Pld W L SW SL
Japan 1990 1990 to 2013 Did not participate
Italy 1991
Italy 1992
Brazil 1993
Italy 1994
Brazil 1995
Netherlands 1996
Argentina 1999
Netherlands 2000
Brazil 2002
Brazil 2008
Bulgaria 2012
Argentina 2013
Italy 2014 G3 GS 27th 6 1 5 6 17
Brazil 2015 G3 GS 30th 6 1 5 5 16
Poland 2016 G3 GS 33rd 6 3 3 10 13
Brazil 2017 G3 GS 30th 6 4 2 15 12
Total 4/28 24 9 15 36 58

World Cup[edit]

Year Rank GP W L SW SL
Japan 1965 Did not qualify -
East Germany 1969 11 6 0 6 0 18
Japan 1977 Did not qualify -
Japan 1981 8 7 0 7 1 21
Japan 1985 Did not qualify -
Japan 1989 Did not qualify -
Japan 1991 8 8 4 4 13 16
Japan 1995 12 11 0 11 2 33
Japan 1999 12 11 0 11 5 33
Japan 2003 11 11 2 9 9 30
Japan 2007 12 11 1 10 12 32
Japan 2011 Did not qualify -
Japan 2015 12 11 0 11 5 33
Total 76 7 69 47 216

African Championship[edit]

     Champions       Runners-up       Third place       Fourth place

Tunisia in the African Championship
Year Round Position GP W L SW SL
Tunisia 1967 Champions Gold ? ? ? ? ?
Egypt 1971 Champions Gold ? ? ? ? ?
Tunisia 1976 Runners-up Silver ? ? ? ? ?
Libya 1979 Champions Gold ? ? ? ? ?
Egypt 1983 Runners-up Silver ? ? ? ? ?
Tunisia 1987 Champions Gold ? ? ? ? ?
Ivory Coast 1989 Did not compete
Egypt 1991 Semi-Finals Bronze ? ? ? ? ?
Algeria 1993 Runners-up Silver ? ? ? ? ?
Tunisia 1995 Champions Gold ? ? ? ? ?
Nigeria 1997 Champions Gold ? ? ? ? ?
Egypt 1999 Champions Gold ? ? ? ? ?
Nigeria 2001 Did not compete
Egypt 2003 Champions Gold 5 4 1 13 4
Egypt 2005 Runners-up Silver 6 5 1 16 6
South Africa 2007 Runners-up Silver 6 5 1 17 3
Morocco 2009 Group Stages 5th 6 4 2 13 7
Morocco 2011 Semi-Finals Bronze 5 3 2 11 7
Tunisia 2013 Runners-up Silver 5 4 1 13 8
Egypt 2015 Runners-up Silver 6 4 2 14 9
Total * 17/19 8 titles 39 29 10 97 44
* Since 2001.

Arab Championship[edit]

Tunisia in the Arab Championship
Year Round Position GP W L SW SL
Kuwait 1977 Did not compete
Syria 1980 Champions Gold ? ? ? ? ?
Tunisia 1984 Champions Gold ? ? ? ? ?
Jordan 1986 Did not compete
Saudi Arabia 1988 Champions Gold ? ? ? ? ?
Syria 1992 Did not compete
Bahrain 1994 Semi-Finals Bronze ? ? ? ? ?
Egypt 1996 Champions Gold ? ? ? ? ?
Bahrain 1998 Runners-up Silver ? ? ? ? ?
Jordan 2000 Runners-up Silver ? ? ? ? ?
Jordan 2002 Champions Gold ? ? 0 ? ?
Bahrain 2006 Champions Gold 6 5 1 16 8
Bahrain 2008 Runners-up Silver 5 4 1 14 5
Bahrain 2012 Champions Gold 5 5 0 15 2
Egypt 2014 Did not compete
Total * 11/15 7 titles 16 14 2 45 15
* Since 2006.

Mediterranean Games[edit]

Tunisia in the Mediterranean Games
Year Round Position GP W L SW SL
Lebanon 1959 Did not compete
Italy 1963 Round-Robin ? ? ? ? ? ?
Tunisia 1967 Round-Robin ? ? ? ? ? ?
Turkey 1971 Round-Robin 4th ? ? ? ? ?
Algeria 1975 Did not compete
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1979 Round-Robin ? ? ? ? ? ?
Morocco 1983 Did not compete
Syria 1987 Group Stages 5th ? ? ? ? ?
Greece 1991 Did not compete
France 1993
Italy 1997
Tunisia 2001 Runners-up Silver MedGames.svg 5 4 1 13 4
Spain 2005 Semi-Finals 4th 5 3 2 9 8
Italy 2009 Semi-Finals 4th 6 3 3 11 10
Turkey 2013 Runners-up Silver MedGames.svg 5 3 2 11 8
Spain 2017
Total * 21 13 8 44 30
* Since 2001.

All-Africa Games[edit]

  • 1965Silver Silver medal
  • 1973Silver Silver medal
  • 1978Gold Gold medal
  • 1987 — did not compete
  • 1991 — did not compete
  • 1995 — did not compete
  • 1999 — did not compete
  • 2003 — did not compete
  • 2007Silver Silver medal
  • 2011 — did not compete
  • 2015 — did not compete

Pan Arab Games[edit]

  • 1957Gold Gold medal
  • 1985Gold Gold medal
  • 1999Gold Gold medal

U23 team[edit]

World Championship[edit]

African Championship[edit]

  • Gold Gold: 1 time: 2014

U21 team[edit]

World Championship[edit]

  • 5th place: 1993
  • 9th place: 1999

African Championship[edit]

  • Gold Gold: 9 times: 1984, 1990, 1992, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2008, 2010, 2013
  • Silver Silver: 4 times: 1994, 2002, 2004, 2006
  • Bronze Bronze: 1 time: 1986

Arab Championship[edit]

  • Gold Gold: 1 time: 1989

U19 team[edit]

World Championship[edit]

African Championship[edit]

  • Gold Gold: 8 times: 1994, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2016
  • Silver Silver: 4 times: 2002, 2004, 2013, 2015

Arab Championship[edit]

  • Gold Gold: 3 times: 1992, 1996, 2009
  • Silver Silver: 2 times: 2011, 2013

Current roster[edit]

The following is the Tunisian roster in the 2017 World League.[1]

Head coach: Antonio Giacobbe

No. Name Date of birth Height Weight Spike Block 2016–17 club
1 Korbosli, TayebTayeb Korbosli 5 June 1993 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 280 cm (110 in) 270 cm (110 in) Tunisia Espérance de Tunis
2 Kadhi, AhmedAhmed Kadhi 19 April 1989 1.99 m (6 ft 6 in) 99 kg (218 lb) 345 cm (136 in) 318 cm (125 in) Tunisia Étoile du Sahel
5 Ben Tara, WassimWassim Ben Tara 3 August 1996 1.99 m (6 ft 6 in) 87 kg (192 lb) 340 cm (130 in) 320 cm (130 in) France Chaumont 52
6 Ben Othmen Miladi, Mohamed AliMohamed Ali Ben Othmen Miladi 12 May 1991 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 73 kg (161 lb) 315 cm (124 in) 289 cm (114 in) Tunisia Espérance de Tunis
7 Karamosli, ElyesElyes Karamosli 22 August 1989 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 99 kg (218 lb) 345 cm (136 in) 320 cm (130 in) Tunisia Espérance de Tunis
8 Miladi, NabilNabil Miladi 28 February 1988 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 73 kg (161 lb) 355 cm (140 in) 330 cm (130 in) Tunisia Espérance de Tunis
9 Ben Cheikh, MahdiMahdi Ben Cheikh (C) 13 May 1979 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 320 cm (130 in) 305 cm (120 in) Tunisia Espérance de Tunis
10 Nagga, HamzaHamza Nagga 29 May 1990 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 84 kg (185 lb) 326 cm (128 in) 311 cm (122 in) Tunisia Étoile du Sahel
11 Moalla, IsmaïlIsmaïl Moalla 3 January 1990 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 84 kg (185 lb) 325 cm (128 in) 308 cm (121 in) Turkey Fenerbahçe
12 Taouerghi, AnouerAnouer Taouerghi 17 August 1983 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 74 kg (163 lb) 302 cm (119 in) 292 cm (115 in) Tunisia Étoile du Sahel
13 Garfi, ElyesElyes Garfi 8 June 1993 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) 90 kg (200 lb) 350 cm (140 in) 340 cm (130 in) Tunisia Espérance de Tunis
14 Ben Hassine, BilelBilel Ben Hassine 22 June 1983 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 88 kg (194 lb) 330 cm (130 in) 315 cm (124 in) Tunisia Espérance de Tunis
15 Kaabi, HichemHichem Kaabi 13 September 1986 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 84 kg (185 lb) 360 cm (140 in) 345 cm (136 in) Tunisia Espérance de Tunis
16 Ben Slimene, KhaledKhaled Ben Slimene 14 December 1994 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 78 kg (172 lb) 290 cm (110 in) 285 cm (112 in) Tunisia Espérance de Tunis
17 Jouini, ChokriChokri Jouini 25 April 1989 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 72 kg (159 lb) 355 cm (140 in) 330 cm (130 in) Tunisia Espérance de Tunis
18 Allah Hmissi, AmenAmen Allah Hmissi 6 April 1988 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 78 kg (172 lb) 310 cm (120 in) 295 cm (116 in) Tunisia Étoile du Sahel
19 Hmissi, SaddemSaddem Hmissi 16 February 1991 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 312 cm (123 in) 285 cm (112 in) Tunisia Espérance de Tunis
20 Agrebi, OmarOmar Agrebi 26 August 1992 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) 82 kg (181 lb) 325 cm (128 in) 310 cm (120 in) Tunisia Sfaxien
21 Zouari, HakimHakim Zouari 28 March 1988 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 97 kg (214 lb) 330 cm (130 in) 320 cm (130 in) Tunisia Sfaxien

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Team Roster - Tunisia". FIVB World League 2017. Retrieved 13 June 2017. 

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