Tunisia national under-23 football team

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Tunisia national Olympic team
Nickname(s)نسور قرطاج
(The Carthage Eagles)
AssociationTunisian Football Federation
Other affiliationUAFA (Arab Nations)
ConfederationCAF (Africa)
Sub-confederationUNAF (North Africa)
Head coachMaher Kanzari
Home stadiumStade Olympique de Radès
FIFA codeTUN
First colours
Second colours
First international
 Malta 0–0 Tunisia 
(Valletta, Malta November 01, 1959)
Biggest win
 Tunisia 4–0 Mali 
(Tunis, Tunisia May 28, 1972)
Biggest defeat
 Poland 6–1 Tunisia 
(Rome, Italy August 26, 1960)
Olympic Games
Appearances4 (first in 1960)
Best result1st Round (1960, 1988, 1996, 2004)
All-Africa Games
Appearances3 (first in 1987)
Best resultRunners Up Silver Medal (1991)
UNAF U-23 Tournament
Appearances2 (first in 2006)
Best resultRunners-up (1): 2nd place, silver medalist(s) 2007

The Tunisia Olympic football team (Arabic: منتخب تونس الأولمبي لكرة القدم), nicknamed Les Aigles de Carthage (The Eagles of Carthage or The Carthage Eagles), is the national under-23 football team of Tunisia and is controlled by the Tunisian Football Federation, represents Tunisia in international football competitions and in the Olympic Games, Africa U-23 Cup of Nations and UNAF U-23 Tournament. The selection is limited to players under the age of 23, except during the Olympic Games where the use of three overage players is allowed.

History[edit]

Tunisia first appeared in the final of the Summer Olympics held in Rome in 1960.

Results and fixtures[edit]

  Win   Draw   Loss   Postponed

2022[edit]

25 March 2022 (2022-03-25) Friendly Morocco  2-0 Tunisia Rabat, Maroc
9:00 UTC±0 Report
28 March 2022 (2022-03-28) Friendly Morocco  0-0 Tunisia Rabat, Maroc
12:00 UTC±0 Report
31 May 2022 (2022-05-31) Friendly Tunisia 1–1  Palestine
  • Snana 65'

Current squad[edit]

The following players were called up for a Friendly match against  Morocco on 25 and 28 March 2022.[1]

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Club
16 1GK Ahmed Laabidi (2001-08-20) 20 August 2001 (age 21) Tunisia Club Africain
22 1GK Oussama Hanzouli (2001-01-28) 28 January 2001 (age 21) Tunisia CO Transports
1 1GK Elias Damergy (2002-10-17) 17 October 2002 (age 19) France Stade Rennais

17 2DF Mohamed Amine Zghada (2001-07-07) 7 July 2001 (age 21) Tunisia Club Africain
12 2DF Aziz Gasmi (2001-06-26) 26 June 2001 (age 21) Tunisia Club Africain
20 2DF Chawki Ben Khader (2001-02-08) 8 February 2001 (age 21) Tunisia USBG
5 2DF Adam Ben Lamin (2001-06-02) 2 June 2001 (age 21) Sweden AIK
2DF Alaa Ghram Tunisia CS Sfaxien

3MF Montassar Triki Tunisia Espérance Sportive de Tunis
15 3MF Chiheb Labidi (2001-06-01) 1 June 2001 (age 21) Tunisia Club Africain
3MF Abdallah Amri Tunisia CS Sfaxien
6 3MF Fares Neji (2001-05-19) 19 May 2001 (age 21) Tunisia CS Sfaxien
8 3MF Mootez Zaddem (2001-01-05) 5 January 2001 (age 21) Tunisia Étoile Sportive du Sahel

7 4FW Hamdi Labidi (2002-06-09) 9 June 2002 (age 20) Tunisia Club Africain
11 4FW Farouk Mimouni (2001-06-13) 13 June 2001 (age 21) Tunisia Espérance Sportive de Tunis
10 4FW Zied Berrima (2001-04-09) 9 April 2001 (age 21) Tunisia Espérance Sportive de Tunis

Mohamed Nasraoui Tunisia CS Sfaxien
Mahmoud Ghorbal Tunisia CS Sfaxien
Oussema Abid Tunisia Étoile Sportive du Sahel
Skander Bouaicha Tunisia USBG
Amine Helal Tunisia ES Hammam-Sousse
Sadok Jammali Tunisia JS Kairouanaise
Sebastian Tounekti Netherlands FC Groningen

Recent call-ups[edit]

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Ahmed Slimene (2002-11-30) 30 November 2002 (age 19) - - Tunisia Étoile Sportive du Sahel v.  Mauritania, 28 December 2021

DF Ramzi Ferjani (2001-04-11) 11 April 2001 (age 21) - - Slovakia FC Nitra v.  Mauritania, 28 December 2021
DF Amine Cherni (2001-07-07) 7 July 2001 (age 21) - - France Paris v.  Mauritania, 28 December 2021
DF Rayene Haddad (2003-02-01) 1 February 2003 (age 19) - - Tunisia CS Hammam-Lif v.  Mauritania, 28 December 2021
DF Abdallah Amri (2001-09-06) 6 September 2001 (age 21) - - Tunisia CS Sfaxien v.  Mauritania, 28 December 2021
DF Marc Lamti (2001-01-28) 28 January 2001 (age 21) - - Germany Hannover 96 v.  Mauritania, 28 December 2021
DF Mohamed Karoui (2002-02-18) 18 February 2002 (age 20) - - Tunisia AS Marsa v.  Mauritania, 28 December 2021
DF Fradj Ben Njima (2004-01-23) 23 January 2004 (age 18) - - Tunisia Étoile Sportive du Sahel v.  Mauritania, 28 December 2021

MF Mohamed Ajimi (2002-03-07) 7 March 2002 (age 20) - - Tunisia Club Africain v.  Mauritania, 28 December 2021
MF Houssem Kar (2001-04-26) 26 April 2001 (age 21) - - Tunisia OS Kebili v.  Mauritania, 28 December 2021
MF Wassim Sioud (2001-05-31) 31 May 2001 (age 21) - - Tunisia AS Rejiche v.  Mauritania, 28 December 2021
MF Ghassen Khelfa (2002-08-09) 9 August 2002 (age 20) - - Tunisia US Tataouine v.  Mauritania, 28 December 2021

FW Mouhib Selmi (2003-01-15) 15 January 2003 (age 19) - - Tunisia Espérance Sportive de Tunis v.  Mauritania, 28 December 2021
FW Hassan Ayari (2002-12-08) 8 December 2002 (age 19) - - England Sheffield United v.  Mauritania, 28 December 2021
FW Nabil Makni (2001-09-29) 29 September 2001 (age 20) - - Italy Chievo v.  Mauritania, 28 December 2021
FW Habessi Achref (2001-12-08) 8 December 2001 (age 20) - - Tunisia CS Sfaxien v.  Mauritania, 28 December 2021
FW Youssef Snana (2004-03-24) 24 March 2004 (age 18) - - Tunisia Club Africain v.  Mauritania, 28 December 2021
FW Anis Ben Slimane (2001-03-16) 16 March 2001 (age 21) - - Denmark Brøndby v.  Mauritania, 28 December 2021

INJ Player withdrew from the squad due to an injury.
PRE Preliminary squad.
SUS Player is serving a suspension.
WD Player withdrew for personal reasons.

Honours[edit]

Mediterranean Games:
All-Africa Games:
  • Runners Up Silver Medalist: 1991
  • Third Place Bronze Medalist: 2007
UNAF U-23 Tournament:

Competitive record[edit]

  Champions    Runners-up    Third place    Fourth place

  • Red border color indicates tournament was held on home soil.


Notable players[edit]

Former squads[edit]

Tunisia Olympic Squads
Tunisia CAF U23 Squads

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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