Taoufik Ben Othman

Taoufik Ben Othman (Arabic: توفيق بن عثمان) (born 24 March 1939) is a Tunisian football player and coach.[1]

Taoufik Ben Othman
Personal information
Date of birth (1939-03-24) 24 March 1939 (age 83)
Place of birth Tunisia
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
AS Marsa
National team
Teams managed
1966–1967 AS La Marsa
1970–1971 AS La Marsa
1971–1972 ES Hammam-Sousse
1973–1974 Olympique Béja
1975–1977 AS La Marsa
1978 AS La Marsa
1979–1980 AS La Marsa
1980–1981 CA Bizertin
1982–1983 AS La Marsa
1987–1988 Tunisia
1988–1989 AS La Marsa
1993 CO Transports
1994–1995 AS La Marsa
1995–1996 ES Zarzis
1996 Olympique Béja
1997 ES Hammam-Sousse
1999 AS Kasserine
2001 AS La Marsa
2006 AS La Marsa
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

He began his career very young at the Avenir Sportif de La Marsa and joined the junior individual selections. In 1958-1959 he participated in the first promotion of his club among the elite and is still there to help win the cups and the lead if necessary. He holds a total of 55 international caps, and represented his country in the 1960 Summer Olympics.[2]

Having coached several clubs, including Avenir Sportif de La Marsa and CA Bizerte,[3] he was appointed assistant coach by Abdelmajid Chetali and contributes to the qualification of Tunisia to the World Cup 1978. He was named coach of the Tunisia national football team in 1987.[4]


  1. ^ "Taoufik Ben Othman". Olympedia. Retrieved 14 December 2021.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Taoufik Ben Othman". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 1 June 2013.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 30 January 2016.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 24 September 2010. Retrieved 24 June 2008.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)