Tunisia’s coach, Mondher Kebaier, announced Thursday his list of 26 players selected for the double confrontation against Tanzania on November 13 and 17 on the occasion of the third and fourth days of the qualifiers for the CAF Africa Cup of Nations 2021.
This list is marked by the first selection of two newcomers: the goalkeeper of Stade Rennais, Elyes Damerji (photo), and the Chievo Verona striker, Nabil Makni, born in France and appearing this season in Serie B. For the rest, it is classic with the headliners Khazri, Maaloul, Skhiri, Sassi, Msakni, Sliti and Khaoui all present despite a sometimes limited playing time at club level.
The list of Tunisia :
Goalkeepers: Mouez Ben Cherifia (ES Tunis), Aymen Dahman (CS Sfaxien) Farouk Ben Moustapha (ES Tunis) and Elyes Damerji (Rennes, France)
Defenders: Wajdi Kechrida (ES Sahel), Mohamed Dräger (Olympiakos, Greece), Yassine Meriah (Rizespor, Turkey), Dylan Bronn (Metz, France), Nassim Hnid (AEK Athens, Greece), Montassar Talbi (Rizespor, Turkey), Ali Maaloul (Al-Ahly, Egypt), Oussama Haddadi (Kasimpasa, Turkey)
Midfielders: Ellyes Skhiri (Cologne, Germany), Ferjani Sassi (Zamalek, Egypt), Anis Ben Slimane (Brondby, Denmark), Mohamed Amine Ben Amor (ES Sahel), Aymen Ben Mohamed (Le Havre, France), Elyes Jelassi (US Monastirian), Saad Bguir (Abha, Saudi Arabia), Hamza Rafia (Juventus Turin, Italy), Marc Lamti (Hanover, Germany)
Attackers : Youssef Msakni (Al-Duhail, Qatar), Naim Sliti (Ettifakh, Saudi Arabia), Saîf-Edddine Khaoui (Marseille, France), Wahbi Khazri (Saint-Etienne, France), Nabil Makni (Chievo Verona, Italy)