Tunisia national under-20 football team

The Tunisia national under-20 football team (Arabic: منتخب تونس تحت 20 سنة لكرة القدم), nicknamed Les Aigles de Carthage (The Eagles of Carthage or The Carthage Eagles), belongs to the Tunisian Football Federation. Since 1977 the team has played eight times in the African Youth Championship, UNAF U-20 Tournament and twice in the FIFA U-20 World Cup (then known as the "FIFA World Youth Championship").

Tunisia U-20
Nickname(s)نسور قرطاج
(The Carthage Eagles)
AssociationTunisian Football Federation
Other affiliationUAFA (Arab Nations)
ConfederationCAF (Africa)
Sub-confederationUNAF (North Africa)
Head coachTunisia Adel Sellimi
Home stadiumStade Olympique de Radès
FIFA codeTUN
First colours
Second colours
First international
 Tunisia 0–6 Mexico 
(Tunis, Tunisia;27 June 1977)
Biggest win
 Tunisia 5-0 Libya 
(Tunis, Tunisia;20 a July 2002)
Biggest defeat
 Tunisia 0–6 Mexico 
(Tunis, Tunisia;27 June 1977)
African Youth Championship
Appearances7 (first in 1979)
Best resultRunners-up (1): Silver medal africa.svg 1985
UNAF U-20 Tournament
Appearances13 (first in 2005)
Best resultChampions (7): 1st place, gold medalist(s) :2005, 2007, 2009, 2012, 2019, 2020, 2021
Arab Cup U-20
Appearances4 (first in 2012)
Best resultChampions (1): 1st place, gold medalist(s) :2012
FIFA U-20 World Cup
Appearances2 (first in 1977)
Best result1977 (14th)

HistoryEdit

Current staffEdit

Competition recordsEdit

  Champions    Runners-up    Third place    Fourth place

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

FIFA U-20 World Cup recordEdit

FIFA U-20 World Cup
Appearances: 2
Year Round Position Pld W D L GF GA
  1977 Group stage 14th
  1979 Did not qualify
  1981
  1983
  1985 Group stage 16th
  1987 Did not qualify
  1989
  1991
  1993
  1995
  1997
  1999
  2001
  2003
  2005
  2007
  2009
  2011
  2013
  2015
  2017
  2019
  2021 Cancelled
  2023 TBD
Total Group stage 2/22

Africa U-20 Cup of Nations recordEdit

Africa U-20 Cup of Nations
Appearances: 7
Year Round Position GP W D L GS GA
  1979 Second round - - - - - - -
  1981 Second round - - - - - - -
  1983 First round - - - - - - -
  1985 Final 2nd - - - - - -
  1987 Quarter-finals - - - - - - -
  1989 First round - - - - - - -
  1991 Withdrew after qualification
  1993 Did not qualify
  1995
  1997
  1999
  2001
  2003
  2005
  2007
  2009
  2011
  2013
  2015
  2017
  2019
  2021 Semi finals 4 6 1 3 2 4 6
  2023 TBD
Total Runners-up 7/22 - - - - - -

Arab Cup U-20 recordEdit

Arab Cup U-20
Appearances: 4
Year Round Position Pld W D L GF GA
  2011 Did not participate
  2012 Champions 1st 5 4 1 0 14 9
  2014 Cancelled
  2020 Runners-up 2nd 6 4 1 1 10 3
  2021 Semi-finals 4th 5 4 0 1 6 3
  2022 Quarter-finals 5th 3 2 0 1 9 1
Total Best: Champions 4 / 5 19 14 2 3 39 16

UNAF U-20 Tournament recordEdit

UNAF U-20 Tournament
Appearances: 13
Year Round Position Pld W D L GF GA
  2005 Champions 1 - - - - - -
  2006 Third Place 3 - - - - - -
  2007 Champions 1 - - - - - -
  2008 Runner-up 2 - - - - - -
  2009 Champions 1 - - - - -
  2010 Runner-up 2 - - - - - -
  2011 Did not participate
  2012 Champions 1 - - - - - -
  2012 Fifth Place 5 - - - - - -
  2014 Fourth Place 4 - - - - - -
  2015 Runner-up 2 - - - - - -
  2016 canceled
  2019 Champions 1 - - - - - -
  2020 Champions 1 - - - - - -
  2021 Champions 1 - - - - - -
Total 13/14 - - - - - - -

Current squadEdit

The following players were called up for the 2021 UNAF U-20 Tournament.[1]

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Club


16 1GK Raed Gazeh
22 1GK Bechir Abbasi
1 1GK Wassim Maghzouani

24 2DF Mohamed Amine Khechiche
5 2DF Iskander Mzoughi
4 2DF Makrem Sghaier
2 2DF Mahmoud Gharbel
25 2DF Heni Ben Salah
3 2DF Rayen Hadded

26 3MF Khalil Elloumi
21 3MF Firas Mehdouani
22 3MF Firas Ben Njima
6 3MF Gaith Wahbi
8 3MF Yassine Dridi
19 3MF Baraket Hmidi
17 3MF Malek Mehri

7 4FW Aziz Abid
15 4FW MaKolm Hmidi
18 4FW Mouhamed Dhaoui
10 4FW Rayen Hamrouni
11 4FW Hedi Jertila
12 4FW Adem Gareb
9 4FW Youssef Snana

14 Salah Barhoumi

HonoursEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tunisia". FTF.OFFICIELLE. Retrieved 5 November 2021.