The 26 selected by Tunisia


Tunisian national coach Jalel Kadri, released this Monday the list of 26 players were summoned to dispute the world. Among those called up are strikers Wahbi Khazri and Youssef Msakni.

This will be sixth participation from Tunisia in a World Cup, where they will be drawn in Group D, along with France, Australia and Denmark.

The list of 26 players includes three footballers who play for clubs in french league: Wahbi Khazri (Montpellier), Montassar Talbi (FC Lorient) and Ali Abdi (Caen), the latter in the second division of French football. Two other Tunisian players who are active in French clubs and have options to make the squad, Saîf-Eddine Khaoui (Clermont) and Yoann Touzghar (AC Ajaccio), have not been named yet.

This is full list of players summoned:

goalkeepers: Aymen Dahmen (Club sportif Sfaxien), Mouez Hassan (Club Africain), Béchir Ben Said (US Monsatir), Aymen Mathlouthi (Etoile du Sahel).

defenses: Ali Abdi (Caen/FRA/L2), Mohamed Drager (FC Luzern/SUI), Ali Maaloul (Al-Ahly/EGI), Wajdi Kechrida (Atromitos Athènes/GRE), Nader Ghandri (Club Africain/TUN), Yassine Meriah (Esperance), Bilel Ifa (Kuwait FC/KUW), Dylan Bronn (Salernitana/ITA), Montassar Talbi (FC Lorient/FRA)

Midfielders: Ellyes Skhiri (FC Cologne/ALE), Ghaylen Chaalali (Espérance), Aissa Laidouni (Ferencváros/HUN), Mohamed Ali Ben Romdhane (Espérance), Ferjani Sassi (Al-Duhail/QAT), Hannibal Mejbri (Birmingham/ENG)

strikers: Youssef Msakni (Al-Arabi SC/QAT), Seifeddine Jaziri (Zamalek/EGI), Naim Sliti (Ettifaq/ARA), Issam Jebali (Odense Boldklub/DIN), Taha Yassine Khenissi (Kuwait SC/KUW), Anis Ben Slimane (Bröndby/DIN) and Wahbi Khazri (Montpellier/FRA).

Source: La Verdad


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