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Jean-Jacques Hobrou Tizié (born 7 September 1972) is an Ivorian former professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper.

Jean-Jacques Tizié
Personal information
Full name Jean-Jacques Hobrou Tizié[1]
Date of birth (1972-09-07) 7 September 1972 (age 46)
Place of birth Abidjan, Ivory Coast
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995–1996 Stade d'Abidjan 18 (0)
1996–1999 Lazer FC 82 (0)
1999–2000 Africa Sports 28 (0)
2000–2006 Espérance de Tunis 187 (0)
2006–2007 Africa Sports 13 (0)
Total 358 (0)
National team
1995–2007 Ivory Coast 26 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only


Club careerEdit

Before moving to Espérance de Tunis, Tizié has enjoyed spells with Lazer FC, Africa Sport and Stade d'Abidjan.

International careerEdit

Tizié was the first-choice goalkeeper for the Ivory Coast at the 2006 FIFA World Cup. He won 26 caps.


Before entering the world of football, Tizié was a handball goalkeeper. He is also known for having lost a testicle in a freak accident during a football match.[2]


  1. ^ "FIFA World Cup Germany 2006 – List of Players" (PDF). Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). Retrieved 6 June 2019.
  2. ^ Shaheen, Amr (23 February 2005). "Narrow escape for Tizie". BBC Sport. Retrieved 21 August 2009.

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