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Farouk Ben Mustapha (Arabic: فاروق بن مصطفى‎; born 1 July 1989) is a Tunisian professional football goalkeeper who plays for Al-Shabab and the Tunisia national football team.

Farouk Ben Mustapha
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Mustapha lining up with Tunisia at the 2018 FIFA World Cup
Personal information
Date of birth (1989-07-01) 1 July 1989 (age 30)
Place of birth Bizerte, Tunisia
Height 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in)[1]
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Al-Shabab
Number 1
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2014 CA Bizertin 106 (0)
2014–2017 Club Africain 62 (0)
2017– Al-Shabab 53 (0)
National team
2009– Tunisia 26 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 09:50, 17 July 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 09:51, 17 July 2019 (UTC)

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CareerEdit

Ben Mustapha was voted Ligue Professionnelle 1 player of the month for August 2009 by a fansite.[2]

He was called up to play for Tunisia for the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations but did not play a match in the tournament.[3][4]

In June 2018 he was named in Tunisia’s 23-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.[5][6] He was the substitute goalkeeper in the first Tunisia World Cup game versus England on 18 June 2018.

Career statisticsEdit

InternationalEdit

As of 17 July 2019[7]
Tunisia
Year Apps Goals
2012 2 0
2013 3 0
2014 5 0
2015 2 0
2016 0 0
2017 1 0
2018 8 0
2019 5 0
Total 26 0

HonoursEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2018 FIFA World Cup Russia – List of Players" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 4 June 2018. Retrieved 10 June 2018.
  2. ^ "Ben Mustapha et Jemâa les meilleurs en Août". Tunisie-Foot. 11 September 2009. Retrieved 7 February 2010.
  3. ^ CAN 2010: Tunisian soccer fans expect Carthage Eagles to fly high
  4. ^ MTN Football Player Profile - Farouk Ben Mustapha
  5. ^ Crawford, Stephen (4 June 2018). "Revealed: Every World Cup 2018 squad - Final 23-man lists". Goal. Retrieved 16 July 2019.
  6. ^ Okeleji, Oluwashina (2 June 2018). "Tunisia World Cup squad: Leicester City's Benalouane in 23-man squad". BBC Sport. Retrieved 17 July 2019.
  7. ^ "Farouk Ben Mustapha". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 14 July 2018.