Youssef Msakni

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Youssef Msakni
Youssef Msakni 2015b.jpg
Youssef Msakni in 2015
Personal information
Date of birth (1990-10-28) 28 October 1990 (age 26)
Place of birth Tunis, Tunisia
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
Playing position Winger / Forward
Club information
Current team
Lekhwiya SC
Number 28
Youth career
2004–2007 Stade Tunisien
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2012 Espérance Tunis 132 (46)
2013– Lekhwiya 102 (47)
National team
2006–2007 Tunisia U17 13 (3)
2010– Tunisia 41 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15:00, 9 September 2016(EST).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 23 January 2017

Youssef Msakni (Arabic: يوسف المساكني; born 28 October 1990) is a Tunisian professional footballer who plays for Qatar Stars League club Lekhwiya SC.

Club career[edit]

The attacking midfielder signed on 3 July 2012 on a four-year contract with Qatari Stars League club Lekhwiya SC, but he joined the club on 1 January 2013.[1]

International career[edit]

Msakni plays for the Tunisian national football team. He has played 19 games and scored 4 goals.[2]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Tunisia's goal tally first.[2]
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 23 January 2012 Stade d'Angondjé, Libreville, Gabon  Morocco 2–0 2–1 2012 Africa Cup of Nations
2. 27 January 2012 Stade d'Angondjé, Libreville, Gabon  Niger 1–0 2–1 2012 Africa Cup of Nations
3. 8 September 2012 National Stadium, Freetown, Sierra Leone  Sierra Leone 2–2 2–2 2013 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
4. 22 January 2013 Royal Bafokeng Stadium, Phokeng, South Africa  Algeria 1–0 1–0 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
5. 25 March 2016 Stade Mustapha Ben Jannet, Monastir, Tunisia  Togo 1–0 1–0 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
6. 23 January 2017 Stade d'Angondjé, Libreville, Gabon  Zimbabwe 2–0 4–2 2017 Africa Cup of Nations

Personal life[edit]

Msakni is the younger brother of fellow Tunisian international Iheb.[3]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

Club performance League Cup Continental Other Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
2006–07 Stade Tunisien Ligue Professionnelle 1 10 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 2
2007–08 Stade Tunisien Ligue Professionnelle 1 18 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 6
2007–08 Espérance Ligue Professionnelle 1 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0
2008–09 Espérance Ligue Professionnelle 1 30 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 30 4
2009–10 Espérance Ligue Professionnelle 1 22 6 0 0 10 0 0 0 32 6
2010–11 Espérance Ligue Professionnelle 1 24 10 0 0 11 5 0 0 35 15
2011–12 Espérance Ligue Professionnelle 1 28 17 0 0 10 4 3 0 41 21
2012–13 Espérance Ligue Professionnelle 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2012–13 Lekhwiya Qatar Stars League 7 4 0 0 9 4 0 0 16 8
2013–14 Lekhwiya Qatar Stars League 22 12 0 0 8 1 0 0 30 13
2014–15 Lekhwiya Qatar Stars League 16 7 0 0 5 2 0 0 21 9
Career total 188 68 0 0 53 16 3 0 244 84

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mohamad Mosselhi (3 July 2012) Tunisia forward Msakni joins Qatar's Lekhwiya for Arab record sum. Ahram Online
  2. ^ a b Youssef Msakni at National-Football-Teams.com
  3. ^ "Esperance out to join elite group". FIFA. 16 November 2012.