Historical and important matches were played between Tunisia and Congo in which Tunisia won the game against opponent and qualified for the FIFA World Cup 2018. They also went through preliminary round and group phase in which they won almost 8 games and won 6 out of them. This team had made some important changes and improvements in their team playing at home and away home during the phase of World Cup 2018 qualifying round.
Tunisia World Cup 2018 Friendlies
Tunisia have played against Iran and Costa Rica during World Cup 2018 friendly matches campaign and in which they have defeated both the teams by 1-0 each. Now they would face Portugal and Turkey following Spain in their next matches of the same campaign as per the scheduled mentioned below.
- 23rd March – Iran (won 1-0)
- 27th March – Costa Rica (won 1-0)
- 28th May – Portugal
- 1st June – Turkey
- 9th June – Spain
Tunisia World Cup 2018 Schedule
Being the member of Group G, Tunisia would face England, Belgium and Panama on 18th, 23rd and 28th June, 2018.
- 18th June – England
- 23rd June – Belgium
- 28th June – Panama
Coach – Nabil Maaloul – Tunisia World Cup 2018
Freshly appointed, Nabil Maaloul is going to coach of Tunisia team during the World Cup 2018 campaign. He was appointed back in 2017 on three-year contract basis. This is for the 2nd time that Nabil is being coaching the national team as he was first appointed before 2014 World Cup, but he quit later. He started his career for national team in early ages and was youngest player during Olympics 1988.
Squad of Tunisia – World Cup 2018 (Official Lineup)
Youssef Msakni is going to be an important asset for his team and obviously going to Russia with his team squad as well. Youssef opted money platform rather talent exploring opportunity by playing in Qatar instead of Europe.
- Goalkeepers – Moez Ben Cherifia, Farouk Ben Mustapha, Aymen Mathlouthi
- Defenders – Aymen Abdennour, Syam Ben Youssef, Yohan Benalouane, Dylan Bronn, Oussama Haddadi, Yassine Meriah, Al Maaloul, Hamdi Nagguez
- Midfielders – Karim Aouadhi, Mohamed Amine Ben Amor, Ahmed Khalil, Said-Eddine Khaoui, Wahbi Khazri, Ferjani Sassi, Ellyes Skhiri, Naim Sliti
- Forwards – Anice Badri, Fakhreddine Ben Youssef, Taha yassine Khenissi, Youssef Msakni
The Goal Keeper Aymen Mathlouthi would be also there in the squad for World Cup 2018. While on the counter side Ali Maaloul will be playing at left midfield. Naim Sliti and Ferjani Sassi are also in the squad and placed at midfield position along with Wahbi Khazri.