Tunisia national under-17 football team

The Tunisia national under-17 football team (Arabic: منتخب تونس تحت 17 سنة لكرة القدم‎), nicknamed Les Aigles de Carthage (The Eagles of Carthage or The Carthage Eagles), is the national under-17 football team of Tunisia and is controlled by the Tunisian Football Federation. The team competes in the African U-17 Championship, UNAF U-17 Tournament and the FIFA U-17 World Cup, which is held every two years.

Tunisia U-17
Nickname(s)نسور قرطاج
(The Carthage Eagles)
AssociationTunisian Football Federation
Other affiliationUAFA (Arab Nations)
ConfederationCAF (Africa)
Sub-confederationUNAF (North Africa)
Head coachTunisia Abdelhay Ben Soltane
Home stadiumStade Olympique de Radès
FIFA codeTUN
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Second colours
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African U-17 Championship
Appearances3 (first in 1995)
Best resultThird Place Bronze medal africa.svg 2013
UNAF U-17 Tournament
Appearances14 (first in 2006)
Best resultChampions (4): 1st place, gold medalist(s) 2008, 2009, 2012, 2017
Arab Cup U-17
Appearances1 (first in 2012)
Best resultChampions (1): 1st place, gold medalist(s) 2012
FIFA U-17 World Cup
Appearances3 (first in 1993)
Best resultRound of 16, 2007, 2013

HonoursEdit

Tournament RecordsEdit

  Champions    Runners-up    Third place    Fourth place

  • Red border color indicates tournament was held on home soil.

Current squadEdit

Squad for 2013 OFC Under 17 Tournament

Caps and goals as of 5 February 2013.
No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Sabri Ben Hessen (1996-06-13) June 13, 1996 (age 24) 7 0   CS Sfaxien
16 1GK Charfeddine Ghidhaoui (1996-05-18) May 18, 1996 (age 24) 4 0   JS Kairouan
21 1GK Hamza Ben Chrifia (1996-07-17) July 17, 1996 (age 24) 4 0   Espérance de Tunis
2 2DF Yasser Slimi (1996-03-07) March 7, 1996 (age 24) 6 1   Étoile du Sahel
3 2DF Ameur El Omrani (1996-09-11) September 11, 1996 (age 24) 3 0   Étoile du Sahel
4 2DF Marouane Sahraoui (1996-01-09) January 9, 1996 (age 25) 8 0   Espérance de Tunis
5 2DF Bahaeddine Othman (c) (1996-02-03) February 3, 1996 (age 24) 7 0   Étoile du Sahel
12 2DF Sabri Akrout (1996-01-29) January 29, 1996 (age 24) 4 0   Espérance de Tunis
18 2DF Khalid Hnid (1996-01-16) January 16, 1996 (age 25) 8 0   AS Marsa
20 2DF Mohamed Salem (1996-01-06) January 6, 1996 (age 25) 8 0   Club Africain
6 3MF Wassim Naghmouchi (1996-04-17) April 17, 1996 (age 24) 8 1   Espérance de Tunis
7 3MF Moez Abboud (1996-07-18) July 18, 1996 (age 24) 7 1   Espérance de Tunis
8 3MF Chiheb Jbeli (1996-05-26) May 26, 1996 (age 24) 8 0   Club Africain
11 3MF Kouni Khalfa (1996-12-12) December 12, 1996 (age 24) 8 0   Club Africain
13 3MF Mohamed Dräger (1996-06-25) June 25, 1996 (age 24) 8 1   SC Freiburg
14 3MF Nidhal Ben Salem (1996-01-31) January 31, 1996 (age 24) 7 2   Espérance de Tunis
15 3MF Firas Ben Larbi (1996-05-27) May 27, 1996 (age 24) 2 0   AS Marsa
17 3MF Maher Gabsi (1996-03-22) March 22, 1996 (age 24) 1 0   Étoile du Sahel
19 3MF Rached Arfaoui (1996-03-07) March 7, 1996 (age 24) 1 0   Club Africain
9 4FW Hazem Haj Hassen (1996-02-15) February 15, 1996 (age 24) 8 2   Étoile du Sahel

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

  • (in French) [1] - official site of FTF