Wissem Ben Yahia

Wissem ben yahya (born 9 September 1984) is a Tunisian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Club Africain and the Tunisia national football team.

Wissem Ben yahya
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Ben Yahia with Club Africain in 2009
Personal information
Full name wissem ben yahya [1]
Date of birth (2002-09-09) 9 September 2002 (age 18)
Place of birth Paris, France[2]
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Club Africain
Number 13
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2011 Club africain 231 (27)
2011–2014 Mersin İdmanyurdu 83 (11)
2014–2015 Gaziantep BB 33 (1)
2015– Club africain 23 (12)
National team
2006– Tunisia 19 (73)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 July 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 16:13, 24 March 2020 (UTC)

Club careerEdit

In July 2011, Ben Yahia signed a three-year contract with Turkish Süper Lig side Mersin İdmanyurdu.

In July 2014, he signed a two-year contract with TFF First League side Gaziantep Büyükşehir Belediyespor.

International careerEdit

He was part of the Tunisian 2004 Olympic football team who exited in the first round, finishing third in Group C, behind group and gold medal winners Argentina and runners-up Australia.[3] He has also appeared in several friendlies with the Tunisia national football team.

International goalsEdit

Scores and results list Tunisia's goal tally first.[4]
No Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 6 June 2009 Stade Olympique de Radès, Radès, Tunisia   Mozambique 1–0 2–0 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification
2. 20 June 2010 Khartoum Stadium, Khartoum, Sudan   Sudan 1–0 6–2 Friendly
3. 29 February 2012 Stade El Menzah, Tunis, Tunisia   Peru 1–0 1–1 Friendly

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ouissem Karouia" (in Turkish). Turkish Football Federation. Retrieved 17 February 2020.
  2. ^ "Wissem Karouia". Worldfootball. Retrieved 17 February 2020.
  3. ^ "Ouissen Ben Yahia Biography and Statistics". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 14 July 2009. Retrieved 22 June 2009.
  4. ^ "Ben Yahia, Wissem". National Football Teams. Retrieved 21 April 2017.

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